Web-artists and the reality
With the fantastic Internet tool, everybody
can sell everything. You can buy cheap
cigarettes, drugs without prescription,
You can buy also paintings.
There are 3 types of artists on the web:
- artists with a good marketing manager.
- artists with poor exposure, but that are
real good artists.
- artists with background, and proven
Artists with no background but with good
marketing techniques are a majority on the
web. Usually they ask a lot of money, for
the eternal same copied Renoir landscapes or
Monet "nymphea". They usually sold their
artwork to the most important people in the
world, their paintings are in all the most
important private collections. This type of
artist makes 90% of the presence of the
It is very easy to find out who they are by
consulting an appraiser with little
documentation or information. There are
books in the commerce with average quotes
for each artist. Usually they are mentioned
in none of them. If they sold their
paintings for $ 100,000.00 to movie Star A,
or to the President of Incorporation B, or
to private collector C, you donít think they
will be repertoried somewhere?
We have everyday inquiries of believing
amateurs for this type of artist.
We are helping them very fast, it takes a
couple seconds to find out if an artist has
or not a background.
There are exceptions to this rule, 8 % of
These men and women, have a serious
background, have usually years of artistic
experience, but donít have the money to hire
an art consultant that will bring them in
the painters argus ( The bible of the
painters, the Blue book of the cars ). They
donít know how to find exposure, they canít
afford the gallery costs.
Only a good art expert can help you in this
case, to find out if the art is really worth
it or not, this requires years of
experience. Usually these artists are
contemporary art experimenters, nothing to
do with the nice postcard artists.
Fine Arts & Associates
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