Things Artists Should Never Do When Winning Over Collectors

artnet News | Henri Neuendorf:

In the art world, as in life, relationships are everything. For artists personal connections with collectors can open doors to new opportunities and chances, such as introductions to dealers, curators, or other collectors. With that in mind its important to remember to conduct yourself in a courteous and professional manner in order to leave a positive impression. To help guide you we quizzed some collectors on some of the things that really put them off supporting an artist. Here’s your guide on what not to do when trying to build relations with collectors… Read more

Image: Artist Jeff Koons and collector Steve Cohen speak to kids at the Whitney Museum. Photo: courtesy Whitney Museum, New York