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Body Of Work

by suzsaber , July 7, 2010—12:00 AM

Topics: artavenue, assemblage, collage, mixedmedia

A favorite art blog of mine is Chuck DeWolfe's "Selling Art Blog". http://sellingartblog.com . This week he posted concerning "a body of work". It hit home both in our studio, and at the co-op gallery we belong to. (Corner Gallery in Ukiah) So let it be said, again, a body of work is not necessarily everything you've done recently. Better maybe to coin the phrase, "a cohesive body of work." Let me give an example: This month, at the gallery, we all had the opportunity to invite "a friend" to show next door in our sister gallery. I was one of five to hang that show. We gave each guest his/her own space to show 2-3 pieces of work. How simple to hang 3 cohesive pieces. (same media, same pallette, similar frames.) How difficult to hang 3 unrelated works… Continue reading… 2 comments