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How to Start and Run a Commercial Art Gallery Paperback – July 14, 2009
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"Ed runs one of the most straightforward sites dedicated to demystifying and discussing various aspects of the art world. Now, in How to Start and Run a Commercial Art Gallery, he's packed–in understandable terms–information I wish I had known before starting my gallery."–Zach Feuer, owner, Zach Feuer Gallery and cofounder of New Art Dealers Alliance
“Ed Winkleman has two qualities that are rare: he is quite knowledgeable about the business of operating a contemporary art gallery, and he is willing to share that knowledge with the rest of the world, through his blog and now in this book. He has one more unique quality: his writing is a pleasure to read.”–Daniel Grant, author of The Business of Being an Artist
Ed Winkleman's book is a comprehensive reference for any gallery owner.
Whether you are new to the business or seasoned gallerist, it is always wise
to remember the essentials.–Leigh Conner, Conner Contemporary Art
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So basically I'm in love with this book. Winkleman has created a very detailed and insightful guide that doesn't ignore even the smallest of questions or tasks, and yet steers clear of becoming dry. Even if you are not an art dealer or gallery owner, I would highly recommend this book to any artist, or arts administrator.
After reading this book I also stopped by Winkleman's blog which is always a great read as well: [...]
It is written in a very easy to understand way and I felt like Mr. Winkleman and myself were having a conversation and not a lecture. It helps to understand all of the background information of having a gallery, promoting artists, and finding and keeping collectors interested.
The information about primary and secondary market galleries was also very informative and I recommend this book for both potential gallery owners as well as artists that are interested in approaching a gallery for representation. As an artist, you will have a better understanding of the behind the scenes things that happen and the gallery owner does to help keep you in the studio making art.