Art & Money
Listen to Jenie Gao and Cory Huff discuss the relationship between art and money. In this audio, Cory and Jenie touch on points like:
- The history of the myth of the starving artist
- Protest & political art, and its relationship to distancing artists from money, and why it doesn't have to
- Money mindsets - how the idea of money is emotional and what to do about it
Resources mentioned in this call:
- Bohemians of the Latin Quarter - Henri Murger's book that started the lionization of the starving artist bohemian
- Think and Grow Rich: The Landmark Bestseller - Now Revised and Updated for the 21st Century
- Napoleon Hill's accumulation of knowledge after working for the richest men in the world for 20+ years. Considered one of the best business books of all time.
- The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life - written by a conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra and his wife therapist, this book uses science and reason to explain how limited our own imaginations are, and what to do about it
- The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art - this book starts with the story of how Damien Hirst sold his famous stuffed shark, and goes on to explore the dizzying world of high-end art sales
- Threshold Resistance: The Extraordinary Career of a Luxury Retailing Pioneer - biography of Alfred Taubman, the luxury retail entrepreneur who is responsible for Wall Street execs paying huge sums of money for fine art
Becoming an Artist Leader in Your Community
In this audio recording, I chat with Leonardo Pereznieto and Catherine Orer about what it means to be a leader in your community, what that does for your career, and how it can actually be the difference between struggling and thriving.
Leonardo Pereznieto is the creator of the immensely popular Youtube channel, Fine Art Tips, where he teaches drawing skills. Across the English and Spanish channels, he has over 1.2 Million followers. You can hear an interview with him on our podcast where he talks about his experiences as an artist here.
Catherine Orer is a public relations professional specializing in working with artists. You can find her website at Theartistentrepreneur.co.