10 Mistakes Not To Make While Promoting Your Art

artnet News | Sarah Cascone:

How do you make it in the art world? It’s a magical formula that involves, talent, drive, grit, and yes, the ability to promote oneself. Unfortunately, talking up your own artwork, projects, and ideas can be a delicate balancing act. To help you walk that line, artnet News has rounded up a list of mistakes to avoid in self-promotion. This advice applies not only to artists looking to make a name for themselves but also to everyone navigating the thorny issues involving self-promotion: Galleries, museums, and publicists, take heed… Read more

Image: Master self-promoter and artist Damien Hirst at the Tracey Emin dinner hosted by Phillips and Vanity Fair at Cecconi’s at Soho Beach House on December 3, 2013 in Miami Beach, Florida. Courtesy of Mireya Acierto/Getty Images for Soho Beach House