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In thread: Artoteque?
Ugh, yet another vanity publication. At least it's not as expensive as some of the other ones
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Posted on March 31, 2013, 10:23 p.m.

In thread: Critic plus artist statement writer
This is disgusting.
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Posted on March 31, 2013, 9:16 p.m.

In thread: Artists are leaving Lyons Wier Gallery
Jason Bard Yarmosky, Ryan Bradley, Jazz-Minh Moore have all left within the last few months, and they've been there for ages.
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Posted on March 23, 2013, 7:58 a.m.

In thread: Artists are leaving Lyons Wier Gallery
Who is leaving? That's one of my favorite Chelsea galleries...
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Posted on March 21, 2013, 2:47 p.m.

In thread: Pay for submission
And, as regards the March 18th post - sort of, but not really... co-ops have been around for a long time, unlike vanity galleries, which will take ...
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Posted on March 21, 2013, 2:47 p.m.

In thread: Pay for submission
I like Space Womb gallery - it's not a vanity, but they're a young gallery in LIC that needs to cover the cost of promotional materials and recepti...
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Posted on March 21, 2013, 2:43 p.m.

In thread: Vanity Gallery Invasion
I used to get e-mails from Gallery Gora in Montreal - they were asking something like $250 to be in a group show.
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Posted on March 20, 2013, 10:03 p.m.

In thread: Best of the bizarre art world
Speaking of art and sperm - this is one of the funniest things I've read in a long time: http://gawker.com/5987744/manhattan-art-school-confiscate...
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Posted on March 19, 2013, 9:42 a.m.

In thread: Pay for submission
How is paying for submission not a slow but steady move to the vanity gallery model of doing business?
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Posted on March 18, 2013, 9:22 p.m.

In thread: Pay for submission
A list of co-ops couldn't hurt, they're not a bad way for artists to get started. Can anyone recommend a good one?
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Posted on March 17, 2013, 6:32 p.m.

In thread: Artisan Direct- worst art scam to date
Artisan Direct is run by a guy named Jayson Samuel, who should probably be in jail. I just wrote a review for his "gallery" - a by-appointment plac...
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Posted on March 17, 2013, 6:23 p.m.

In thread: RH Gallery
I've been to an opening at RH, and found everyone who worked there really nice. The space is beautiful, and their gallery program is great
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Posted on March 17, 2013, 5:39 p.m.

In thread: Vanity Gallery Invasion
The rumor is that a good deal of the non-ground floor galleries in Chelsea are vanities, with more springing up every year. Those big gallery build...
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Posted on March 16, 2013, 9:21 a.m.

In thread: Artisan Direct- worst art scam to date
these are the worst possible people to deal with! save yourself money and trouble! really disgusting, slimy weasles that do not care about the arti...
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Posted on March 15, 2013, 1:33 a.m.

In thread: Curators
Can you give us some names?
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Posted on March 14, 2013, 3:59 p.m.

In thread: Artists buying Facebook fans and likes
Actually the new facebook algorithm will make everyone who bought "likes" look really stupid. Unless people interact with your posts, no one will ...
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Posted on March 12, 2013, 11:20 a.m.

In thread: Curators
True that. Have had experience with some real nightmare curators, only in it for their own ego, acted like they didn't care much for art or artists...
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Posted on March 12, 2013, 8:53 a.m.

In thread: Curators
I agree- this site should have a section for curators
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Posted on March 8, 2013, 11:42 a.m.

In thread: Vanity Gallery Invasion
Yeah, this is going to become the norm just like with everything else, pay to get paid. Even so called not vanity galleries are starting to charge ...
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Posted on March 7, 2013, 7:09 p.m.

In thread: This site is so negative - is there anyone actually nice in the art world?
Your point is well-taken. And that's why those people aren't in the "art world" -- they're not ruthless, they're not cheats.
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Posted on March 5, 2013, 12:22 p.m.

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