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Thinking About Art Practice and the Role of Compromise

Thinking About Art Practice and the Role of Compromise | Studio Art and Art History | Scoop.it
What happens when an artist’s inclinations towards her/his work conflict with her/his ability to sell and keep making it?
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When Is an Artwork Finished?

When Is  an Artwork Finished? | Studio Art and Art History | Scoop.it
For some artists, a work is done when it leaves the studio. Others keep tinkering in the galleries. One waits for the piece to “cry uncle”
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Debating an MFA? The Lowdown on Art School Risks and Returns | Artinfo

Debating an MFA? The Lowdown on Art School Risks and Returns | Artinfo | Studio Art and Art History | Scoop.it
For aspiring artists, December is the cruelest month, when thoughts of pursuing an MFA must turn to action or be cast to the winds.
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In Defense of the Artist Statement

In Defense of the Artist Statement | Studio Art and Art History | Scoop.it

As a writer who works with visual artists, I was inspired to address Iris Jaffe’s recent post, “The Anti-artist-statement Statement. “I hate artist statements,” Iris began. “As an artist, they are almost always awkward and painful to write, and as a viewer they are similarly painful and uninformative to read.” No! I disagree!

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Sure, I Do Creative Work, but I’m No Artist

Sure, I Do Creative Work, but I’m No Artist | Studio Art and Art History | Scoop.it
New research suggests the simple question “Are you a professional artist?” yields confusing, sometimes contradictory answers.
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Study: You Like That Picasso Because Your BFF Does

Study: You Like That Picasso Because Your BFF Does | Studio Art and Art History | Scoop.it
The success of art has a lot to do with peer pressure, not necessarily quality, according to a Princeton researcher.
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Your Thievin' Art? At Play in the Field of Fair Use

Your Thievin' Art? At Play in the Field of Fair Use | Studio Art and Art History | Scoop.it

Your mug shot. Your profile picture. Your breakfast table. Is anything safe from appropriation artists?

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Judge says Sid Vicious street art breaks copyright

Judge says Sid Vicious street art breaks copyright | Studio Art and Art History | Scoop.it

The Los Angeles-based street artist Thierry Guetta, better known as Mr Brainwash, has lost a copyright case involving a 1977 photograph of the punk rock musician Sid Vicious shot by the British photographer Dennis Morris. Guetta had claimed that the seven works he created using Morris’s black and white photograph, including one mural and one collage made of broken vinyl records, were sufficiently altered to be protected by the fair use defence, which allows for the use of copyrighted material for commentary, criticism and parody.

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