· Naughties
· · 2005
· · · December
· · · · 29 (2 entries)

$10,000 · Some art re­mains ma­te­ri­al, re­sists the pull of the dig­i­tal. This week, we paid a vis­it to the Van­cou­ver Art Gallery; one con­tem­po­rary work on dis­play com­prised a pile of one mil­lion pen­nies; new­er and shinier at the cen­ter and thus the top of the pile. It caught and pleased the eye; and tick­led the mind too. It wouldn’t have come close on a screen.
On Selling Art · In­creas­ing­ly, the prod­ucts of artists are dig­i­tal; thus sub­ject to essentially-free copy­ing and shar­ing. Artist­s, just like ac­coun­tants and am­bas­sadors, need to get paid. How best to ar­range this? (Pro­voked by a long talk with Co­ry Doc­torow at ApacheCon; my thanks to him, but the fal­la­cies are my own.) ...
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