Friday, July 17, 2009

Insight Please: Defining Success--Arts/Artist/Gallery

How is "success" defined in the Arts?

What makes an artist or gallery "successful"?

In terms of success, what is the order of importance among: critical acclaim, sales, influencing other artists, placing work in visible permanent collections to ensure longevity of work being seen for future generations, making a living as an artist, museum of biennial exhibits...

1 comment:

  1. In my opinion, anyone who is able to work full-time as an artist and make a comfortable living has succeeded. A gallery is successful when they have helped an artist get to or stay at this point.