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​California Curators - to keep on your radar

California has a lively and blossoming art scene. Southern California in particular has, over the last several years, begun to claw its way out of the shadow of New York, shrugging off the stigma of a place awash in nothing but superficial glitter and establishing itself as a major hub of...

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​Be Generous

Generosity can be scarce in these times of doing it all for number one. We live in a society that values personal gain above all else. Nationalism incites nations to go it alone, leaving the rest of the world to fend for themselves. Individualism does the same on a much smaller scale, pitting...

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Disturb the Universe?

“Do I dare disturb the universe?” -T.S. Eliot This perhaps is a question we all must ask ourselves. It is comfortable to stick with the status quo, refusing to rock the boat for fear of capsizing. But a life lived quietly, it can be argued, is a life barely lived. The fear of being wrong or...

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​Ten Galleries to Know In Brooklyn, New York

Being an artist anywhere can feel like being a very little fish in a giant sea. Being an artist in New York City may at times feel like being a very small speck in an entire universe. While cities like New York are wonderful art hubs where a vast network can be developed and there is culture...

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​Pour Your Guts Out to the World

The formula for a life well lived might look something like this: Dive in head first > fail > repeat. Life is a series of cycles. There is of course the broad cycle, we are born, we live, we age, we die. But within this scope are countless other cycles for every part and parcel of our...

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Mistrust the Straight Path of Virtue

“What is the goal of virtue, after all, except a life that flows smoothly” -Epictetus From the moment we are born, we are conditioned to be good. We are shown right from wrong and scolded when we transgress the unwritten code of polite society. As we get older, the rules increase exponentially....

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​Five Places to Sell Art Online

Let’s talk about sales. As an independent artist, like it or not, this is going to be a big part of our daily life. We have discussed this topic in the past and offer courses to help you get started but today let’s get into some of the real nitty gritty of online art sales. The places you can...

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​The Path to Freedom: Steady Work and Minimal Living

We live in a complex world. There are so many moving parts at any given moment, it is impossible to keep up with them all. Expectations are high, and so are living expenses. Our society is built on a framework that values earning capacity above most other things. We live in a material culture...

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Stepping outside of who we are / Yoko Ono / David Ross / Books

“You change the world by being yourself” -Yoko Ono It is a truth about human existence that we are prone to stepping outside of who we are in order to fit in. Every situation calls for some nuanced version of our core identity and for many, the desire for acceptance leads to a complete...

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Ten More of the Most Powerful People in the Art World

It’s that time again when I round up some of the biggest players in the art scene today. This is not the first time I’ve written on the topic, and that is because the art world is a big place. There are influencers in many arenas in every corner of the globe. This is the third iteration of this...

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