1. A 500 Startups Model for the Art World

    Thousands of unrecognized artists work late nights and weekends in their studios, basements and dorm rooms pursuing their creative calling. They will burn through their personal finances in this endeavor and tap their friends and family to be patrons or first time buyers. They will network at galleries and other artist events in the hope of getting noticed, getting a group or a solo show (getting their "product launch"). The "grind" of an artist is very similar to that of a startup entrepreneur.

    Few will be successful, and most will ... Read More

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  2. Copyrighting Art into Obscurity

    Some of the world's greatest artists are censored online because of copyright law. The artists and their works are being copyrighted into obscurity.

    I was searching for some images of one of my favorite artists Jean-Michel Basquiat and via Google image search stumbled across wikipaintings.org Yet, when I clicked through to the actual site I was greeted by blocked images ... Read More

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Started writing one year ago, the day after heading out to travel around the world for a year without a cause.
Current Location: New York, New York

Previously:
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Tokyo, Japan
Hanoi, Vietnam
Vientiane, Laos
Phuket, Thailand
Kathmandu, Nepal
Rajastan, India
Kerala, India
Mumbai, India
Freetown, Sierra Leone
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Nairobi, Kenya
Kigali, Rwanda
Rwinkwavu, Rwanda
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A 500 Startups Model for the Art World

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