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How to become an art collector

We all love Barry Hoggard and James Wagner, two friendly, culture-loving guys who not only publish ArtCat, The Opinionated Art Guide to New York,  but have also amassed a large, very personal and diverse art collection over more than twenty years. Through Sunday, October 28, a portion of their 900-piece […]


Report from Nashville

Adrienne Outlaw, the wonderfully creative director of Nashville Cultural Arts Project and Seed Space, a non-profit exhibition and project initiative, invited me to Nashville last week to speak at the “Insight? Outta Site!” lecture series and to visit artists’ studios. Funded by a Tennessee Arts Commission”s Arts Build Communities grant, […]


Twitter notes

Here are some recent items cut and pasted from the Two Coats Twitter Feed. For readers unfamiliar with Twitter, “RT” indicates the item has been repeated, or “retweeted,” from someone else’s Twitter feed. The “@” symbol indicates that I’m referring to another Twitter-er. 1. TOP STORY: The doubter in my […]


With or without a dealer

 Found Art (Bowery) Unmonumental 470. Photo: Joy Garnett 2011. Here’s a repost of Joy Garnett’s excellent report on “Making a Living as an Artist: With or Without a Dealer,” the panel I participated in at the College Art Association last Thursday. Garnett’s report was originally published in the CAA Conference […]

Group Shows

History: Artist-run galleries in NYC in the 1950s and 1960s

Contributed by Sharon Butler / At artist-run galleries, the conversation centers on art rather than commerce. Alternative spaces provide a place for unknown and under-recognized artists to mount exhibitions, for curators to organize their first thematic shows, and for established artists to present experimental projects that their commercial galleries aren’t interested in showing. “Inventing Downtown,” an ambitious […]