Archives for August 2011

The Art of Burning Man (But Is It Art?)

This week, hundreds of artists from all over the world will begin assembling one of the largest and most dazzling group art shows in the United States, or anywhere. Approximately 50,000 people will view the show during its week-long run, making it proportionately even more popular attendance-wise than the recent Alexander McQueen hullabaloo at the […]

6 Important Things To Do Before You Approach an Art Gallery

Are you ready to approach an art gallery with your work?  Do you know what you will need if you decide to meet with a gallery director? If you have painted for some time and are serious about your career as an artist, then you might have thought about getting gallery representation. But you may […]

Gary Bolyer’s Top 7 How-to-Paint Blogs

Do you want your painting to totally kick-ass? Do you want to be a sexy art star? Then you must read these 7 art blogs that I have written. If you don’t know what I’ve been writing about lately, then you are just eating yesterday’s leftover tuna fish.  I’ll see you at the sandwich bar…..uh….maybe. […]

Why Some People Almost Always Make Money Selling Their Art

Have you ever wondered why some people make money selling their art and why some struggle? There is a reason why some artists make money selling their art. Have you ever known an artist whose work was incredible but they never seem to sell anything? Or what about the opposite? Have you ever seen an […]

Gary Bolyer’s 5 Most Inspirational Art Blogs of All Time

Do you want to know the most inspirational art blogs? Okay, so you want to be inspired? You want to feel something don’t you? You want to feel it in your bones? Then you must read these 5 inspirational art blogs that I have written. If you don’t know what I’ve been writing about lately, […]

Gary Bolyer’s Top 5 Kick-Ass Art Blogs of All Time

Do you want your art career to totally kick-ass? Do you want to be an art star of the highest order? Then these 5 art blogs that I have written are totally must-reads. If you don’t know what I’ve been writing about lately, then you are just yesterday’s leftover tuna fish.  I’ll see you at […]

Review of Edward Hopper’s Approaching a City 1946

Call it a ragged fragment torn off from that unreal city once evoked by T S Eliot. This sad, claustrophobic urban scene by Edward Hopper, with its flat, rearing tenement blocks, its long, blank-faced, featureless wall (which occupies about 30 per cent of the painting), and its eerily dark and beckoning tunnel entrance, looks like […]

5 Best Ways to Sell Your Art and Make the Most Money

“Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.”  – Andy Warhol Do you want to sell art and make the most money you can. Do you want to sell art for higher and higher prices so you […]

Do You Have a Bucket List?

All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.  ~Pablo Picasso As you grow older, you’ll find the only things you regret are the things you didn’t do. ~Zachary Scott To change one’s life: Start immediately. Do it flamboyantly. No exceptions.  ~William James A few years back, Jack […]

Are You Using Youtube to Market Your Art?

Have you thought about using youtube to market your art? Did you know that it is really easy to get started and is totally free? A few days ago, I took the plunge and started my own youtube channel.  I called my channel Gary Bolyer Fine Art (Click here to see it), which is the […]

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