Money

BUY // Invest in Manufacturing
Kat Herriman |
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Keep your pennies safe in this industrial box.

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KNOW // The Artist Is Haggling // Martha Rosler
Allison Krier |
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The great American garage sale comes to MoMA.

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The Cost of Grooming an Artist
Spencer Nelson |

The price of art has increased immensely over the past decade, but so has the price of training artists.

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Beware of Artists
Jarrett Moran |
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They mix with all classes of society and are therefore the most dangerous.

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A Multi-Million Dollar ArtCrush in the Mountains
Manish Vora |
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In the mountains of Colorado lies a haven for art collectors like no other in the United States.

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Can You Build a Major Art Collection on a Postal Worker's Salary?
Amanda Ryan |
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From 1962 onwards, Herb and his wife Dorothy accumulated some 4,700 works, all on their salaries as a postal worker and a librarian.

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Unprecedented Access to China's Most Embattled Artist
Cameron Meade |
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“Today’s verdict shows that this country, more than sixty years after its founding still has no basic legal process, still has no respect for the truth, still will never give taxpayers and citizens an ability to justify themselves.” -Ai Weiwei

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Artists Turn to Kickstarter Instead of Galleries and Grants
Tiffany Jow |

Kickstarter can be an alternative, or a supplement, to the insular world of patrons and dealers.

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What Happens to Olympic Cities After the Games?
Amanda Ryan |
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Olympic host cities pour millions of dollars into building facilities for the games, but what happens to the expensive structures when the festivities are over?

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Ca$hcats: Exploring the Power Dynamic Between Cats, Humans, and the Internet
Tiffany Jow |
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Mo’ money mo’ problems.

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What We Can Learn from the Most Expensive Artworks Sold at Auction
Jarrett Moran |

French journalist Jean Abbiateci has sorted through the 270 most expensive artworks sold at auction since 2008, and the resulting interactive infographic on visualizing.org reveals a lot about the art market, not all of it pretty.

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The Museum of Contemporary Art Is on Fire
Jarrett Moran |

The artists have officially abandoned LA MOCA, Los Angeles’s only museum devoted to contemporary art.

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