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The Art of Business, Collectors, Collectibles, Caches and Clichés

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The Art of Business, Collectors, Collectibles, Caches and Clichés

Thursday, Dec 6 2007, 6-8pm
The Historic New Orleans Collection
533 Royal St., Nola 70130

Free & open to the public

Joshua Mann Pailet, owner of A Gallery for Fine Photography and founding member ofAIPAD, The Association of International Photography Art Dealers, will share his insight and experience of the past 33 years. The talk will be aimed at both the collector and the photographer with an emphasis on art and business. All who are interested in learning more about photography are encouraged to attend. After a presentation the floor will be open to questions.

Joshua Mann Pailet
by Franco Salmoiraghi

General Outline:
Alignment of Art and Business: Short term and long term strategies.
Starving Artist versus Successful Artist.
Opportunities. Exhibitions. Locations. Networking.
Galleries, art dealers, art fairs, auctions, museums, institutions, individuals.
Internet, websites, emails.
Practical business methods and art.
Career building. Consistency. Style.
Portfolios, Editing, Presentation.
The Photograph as Object.
Document, Information, or Personal Expression of ART?
What makes a photograph sellable as art?
History of market values.
New Orleans and World market.
Investment and collection building.
Negotiations – buying, selling.
Signature, authenticity, integrity, market building, collectibles, and the collectors/shoppers.