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SELLING ART IN HARD TIMES
by Mark Kostabi

June 23, 2011

“Anyone who can sell a painting today deserves a gold medal.” Those were the words I heard this morning from Giuseppe Orler, my biggest client, a dealer based near Venice. With his brothers, Giuseppe owns four galleries and ordinarily sells vast quantities of art via television infomercials with call-in numbers.

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Art Schools Archives
May 31, 2011
Art School Confidential
NEW MFA GRADS AT CHICAGO ART SCHOOLS
by Pedro Vélez

New talent from Chicago MFA programs at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the Center for Book & Paper Arts at Columbia College, and the School of the Art Institute.
Mar. 7, 2011
USC Roski:
ART SCHOOL CONFIDENTIAL
by Pedro Vélez

In the studios with Kristen VanDeventer, Karen Adelman and Patrick Walsh.
Feb. 7, 2011
ART DEPARTMENT 101
by Charlie Finch

On the occasion of the CAA meeting in New York this week, a true story of the rampant sexism in college art departments.
Jan. 26, 2011
ART SCHOOL CONFIDENTIAL
All about the art market, art writing, art and exotic lands, art for teens, and art surfing.
Nov. 4, 2010
ART SCHOOL CONFIDENTIAL
Open studios at NYU, Parsons & the ISCP, Plug In Institute in Winnipeg, new art dictionary in Italian sign language, more.
Sept. 23, 2010
ADVICE TO ART STUDENTS
by Mark Kostabi
"Be better, not bitter."
May 11, 2010
ART SPRINGS ETERNAL
Photographs by Anna Ortt

Open studios at the School of Visual Arts MFA Fine Arts program.
May 7, 2010
ART SPRINGS ETERNAL
Photographs by Anna Ortt

April open studios at the New York Academy of Art in Tribeca.
Apr. 19, 2010
ART SCHOOL CONFIDENTIAL

Rolling out the new talent at spring degree shows.
Apr. 13, 2010
ART SCHOOL CONFIDENTIAL
by Saba Khan
and Tirtzah Bassel

Boston University’s MFA program in painting and sculpture.
Mar. 26, 2010
ART SCHOOL CONFIDENTIAL
Awesome "Mentors" at SVA, SCAD in Hong Kong, MFA shows, PAFA’s student exhibition.
Feb. 19, 2010
COURSE LOAD
Art school courses in "EcoArt," "Equestrian Trophy Design," "Sacred and Profane," more.
Jan. 21, 2010
ART SCHOOL CONFIDENTIAL
Lots of action at SCAD, the MexiCali Biennial at Otis, Skowhegan alums in Tribeca, more.
Dec. 16, 2009
THE COURSE LOAD
Art classes you could be taking in Spring 2010.
Dec. 4, 2009
OPEN GATES
by Pedro Vélez
"MFA Open Studio Night" at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Nov. 19, 2009
ART SCHOOL CONFIDENTIAL
MFA open studios at Parsons Fine Arts.
Sept. 24, 2009
Artnet News
Guatemala art and politics, Fantin-Latour, Cocksucker Blues, Pollock-Krasner grants, more.
Apr. 9, 2009
ARTNET NEWS
More on Parsons’ staff mess, John Wesley in Venice, Madrid photo fair, Guggenheim Fellowships, more.
Apr. 3, 2009
ARTNET NEWS
Is Coco Fusco purging the faculty at Parsons the New School for Design? Plus more.
Mar. 30, 2009
ARTNET NEWS
Venice Biennale lineup, art school highjinks in Philly, Manchester Festival, protest at the Havana Bienal, David Lynch’s Twitter buddies, more.
May 12, 2008
MISSION ABORTED
by Charlie Finch
The nuances of Yale’s Aliza Shvarts controversy.
May 1, 2008
ARTNET NEWS
Yale’s abortion art debate. Plus, James Frey as art-world darling, Whitney by Piano, Burden skyscraper for New York, more.
Mar. 24, 2008
When Cool turns Cold
by Jerry Saltz
The Whitney Biennial for 2008 -- call it "The Art School Biennial."


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