Category Archive: Arts & Business

Jan 10

Collecting Masterworks Is Not an Infallible Art – The Business of Art Must Be Infallible

Collecting masterworks is anything but an infallible art. But the business of art must be infallible. Where you buy the piece of art is just as important as what you buy. A reputable source that will stand behind what they sell is an imperative. A few years ago, I worked for a major retail gallery …

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Jan 10

A Money Plan and Your Creative Business – More Than Just Figures

If you are a creative-artistic entrepreneur – your need for a Business Money Plan (or commonly referred to as a Budget) is a necessity for your best business creative good. This isn’t just for reasons of some business advisor or accountant telling you that you need it – you should want to need and rely …

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Jan 10

Wall Art or Wall Clutter – Which? (Display Prints With Lasting Interest)

Almost every photographer has had the urge to mount and display his or her photo’s as wall art, either at home or maybe in the office at work. At one time or another – we’ve nearly all done it – we took one of our ‘best shots’, had an enlargement made and framed. We brought …

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Jan 10

Can Music Ever Be Valued As Fine Art?

Introduction: The Highest Art Auction in History Recently a Christie’s art sale became the highest auction in history. The sale included works by Jackson Pollock, Roy Lichtenstein and Jean-Michel Basquiat, among others and in total generated $495 million. The sale established 16 new world auction records, with nine works selling for more than $10m (£6.6m) …

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Jan 10

Can You “Feng Shui” an Arts and Crafts Booth?

Many people use the term “feng shui” very loosely, but as a verb the implication is to do something which can change a space to attract more business to the vendor. Even though you cannot do the same, in any traditional sense, with something like a car, you can actually assess an Arts and Crafts …

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Jan 10

Floyd, Virginia: Where Hippies, Farmers, and Business Owners Meet

The logo of the Oddfellas Cantina sums up the town of Floyd, VA. Drawn in the style of Grant Wood’s painting American Gothic, the logos’ graphic shows three men standing side by side: a farmer wearing bib overalls, holding a hoe; a Jerry Garcia lookalike, and a businessman in a suit sporting a bowler hat. …

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Jan 10

Choosing Arts And Crafts That Are In Demand

Would you like to earn money with your arts and crafts? Are you tired of working for someone other than yourself? Would you like to build a business with your own creativity? Do you wonder how to make your craft marketable? Below are five tips that will help you make an income with your own …

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Jan 10

MeconoMorph – A New Business Promotional Concept With the Help of Business Cards

MeconoMorph or MMORPH is a new art concept which combines business, art & math together and converts them into an incredible piece of art. That art is a growing, closely packed space of Mecon whose shape and size can be changed anytime. The best of all – it’s a stunning 3D structure made entirely from …

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Jan 10

Go for the Real Tax Thing, Use an Enrolled Agent

The whole tax return landscape is changing. Big things are happening to protect the average taxpayer from shoddy tax return preparers. Until 2011, there was no regulation of unlicensed tax return preparers. Any-body could wake up in the morning and decide to do taxes for money. At the same time, the government subjected Certified Public …

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Jan 10

Making Money From Art & Literature – Online

Is it possible to make money from art & literature online? If you’re an artist, do you know who’s developing and presenting contemporary art & literature? If you’re a online cultural organisation, do you know who your key competitors are? By looking at Alexa, Best of the Web, and other sites – as well as …

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