Pricing A Painting At £1.3m In 2005: The Art Of The Stunt

Artist, celebrity or star – is there a point in being a famous artist? Not unless you want to make money, and even that isn’t guaranteed. The art market is all about money, and increasingly about PR, cross-branding, and combining art in a cross-collaboration between artist and luxury branding.

Today, many works of art are mass produced in a factory where the artist is no longer involved in the process. The art market is a huge business, and much of the work the public can see is what they’re allowed to see. The high end of the cultural industry is organised by people with money and censored by market forces. Someone with wealth and connections, or a gallery that can afford a PR agency has to open the door for the working class, female, black, and transgender artists. Nowadays, work alone is not enough, and artists have to work hard and make use of the system that has developed and exploit it for what it is.

Pauline Amos at Hodsoll

An exciting opportunity to view the latest work of renowned artist Pauline Amos has popped up at Hodsoll on Portobello Road. Until 9 July, Amos will be previewing her new work The Human Beast.

Amos’ work combines representational and abstract elements with its sensual depiction of expressive, angst-ridden faces and distorted figurative gestures representing the fight and struggle for freedom, defying oppression or limitation in life or world politics. Her work has won critical acclaim for its bold brushwork on large canvases, conveying anger and despair through her clear and authentic mark-making.

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Pauline Amos’s Profile on Saatchi Art

View Pauline Amos’s Profile on Saatchi Art. Find art for sale at great prices from artists including Paintings, Photography, Sculpture, and Prints by Top Emerging Artists like Pauline Amos.

Pauline Amos attended art college in Liverpool and Manchester and completed a PhD (2004) titled -: Self(ish) – Fusion Thinking and Practice @ Dartington College of Arts.

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