Funding

Videos

Panel Talk: Art Museum Funding at the Crossroads

Panel Talk: Art Museum Funding at the Crossroads

Posted February 10th, 2013

Business, Funding, Museums, Talks, USA, Videos

Moderator Maxwell L. Anderson, the Eugene McDermott Director of the Dallas Museum of Art and an AFA trustee, led panelists in a discussion of the means by which art museums will support themselves in the coming years. Since the advent of the blockbuster exhibition in… Read More

Funding

The Dangers of Crowdfunding Art

The Dangers of Crowdfunding Art

Posted November 1st, 2012

Business, Funding

Hyperallergic went to the panel “Mercy of the Crowd(Funding)”, hosted at the Grey Area Foundation For the Arts in San Francisco’s Tenderloin: “Over the course of the panel, the usual topics were discussed. Kickstarter, which has helped to successfully fund over 75,000 creative projects and… Read More

Funding

Australian Arts Funding Review May Cause Shockwaves

Australian Arts Funding Review May Cause Shockwaves

Posted August 21st, 2012

Australia, Business, Funding

The authors of the promised Australia Council review have presented their findings to federal Arts Minister Simon Crean and it looks like the art community in Down Under should be very worried about the corporatisation of the council. “If put into effect, the fallout will… Read More

News

Call to close every other museum raises storm in Germany

Call to close every other museum raises storm in Germany

Posted April 20th, 2012

Funding, Germany, Museums, News

Artists respond that proposal would “destroy the base of the public funding of culture”. “A call by a group of academics and cultural commentators to close every second state-subsidised cultural institution—in particular art museums and theatres—in response to the economic downturn has provoked a robust… Read More

Internet

Art and the Impact of Kickstarter, Creative Commons & Creators Project

Art and the Impact of Kickstarter, Creative Commons & Creators Project

Posted March 27th, 2012

Business, Funding, Internet

The internet has intensified connections between people across the planet. In this episode we take a look at the impact of this new interconnectivity on the art world. Traditional funding models are dissolving, new forms of expressing ownership have arisen to accomodate for remix culture,… Read More

Funding

Artists Find Benefactors in Web Crowd

Artists Find Benefactors in Web Crowd

Posted March 19th, 2012

Business, Funding

The prospect of financial crowd-sourcing on the Internet has been enthusiastically embraced by some as an important new model for the future of arts financing. The question is, how important? The New York Times had a closer look: “Kickstarter, a Brooklyn company that serves as… Read More

Text

Why Medici is the Crowd – Art, Democracy and Crowd-Funding

Why Medici is the Crowd – Art, Democracy and Crowd-Funding

Posted March 16th, 2012

Funding, Networking, Text

“We’re living in a time where the structures around artistic endeavor are, for better or worse, mutating. Record labels, newspapers, publishing houses, and movie studios are collapsing like flan left in the heat. Yet in many ways, the art world has remained the same. This… Read More

Kids

The Teen Art Gallery

The Teen Art Gallery

Posted February 6th, 2012

Funding, Galleries, Kids

This is what happens in the age of the Internet and Kickstarter: “T.A.G. (Teen Art Gallery) is an organization run for teens by teens that features young artists, ages 12-19, in New York City galleries. T.A.G. was started by Audrey Banks in December 2010 in… Read More