Buy Local (Art)
On March 14, Austin Chronicle writer Clayton Maxwell discussed the economics of the Austin art scene in an article entitled "Show and Sell". Maxwell, noting the national buzz Austin has recently received on the art circut, asked why Austin artists and galleries are still struggling to survive. His answer? "For a city that thrives on its individuality and seeks to stay weird, more sales of local art doesn't seem too much to ask." Buy local.
New Orleans as Gallery: Prospect.1
Prospect.1, an international biennial scheduled to open in
New Resource on Art in India
Recently, Universes in Universe, an independent website for the visual arts of Africa, Latin America, and Asia in the international art context, added directories of annotated links on the art of three new countries: India, Mongolia and Pakistan. A useful resource!