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When the Business of Art Gets Too Much, Artists Get Themselves a Manager

Daniel Grant | Posted 02.09.2013 | Arts
Daniel Grant

To prosper as an artist, career counselors to visual artists continually advise that one has to devote as much serious attention to the business aspects of this work as creating it. To some people, the business part of art may take precedence over anything else.

Did Men Invent Art to Become Women? Must Women Become Men to Make Great Art?

G. Roger Denson | Posted 03.08.2013 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

Imagine you are a man living amid the Paleolithic millennia. If you were seeking great rewards from beyond the mortal realm, would you mutilate yourself, or submit to an order of mutilation, to become as much a woman as would be possible to you?

Art in the Time of Midterms: Museum as Democracy and the MCA's New Show

Monica Westin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Monica Westin

The modern or contemporary museum's self-professed job now often includes reconfiguring social relationships, emphasizing performance and participation of the audience.