Since there is the Internet, our lives changed significantly, even with the art there are many of these innovations are fighting as we know is about art. About the fact that creative heads of some must not live. Whether part-time or as a solid livelihood for an artist the image of one’s self and success always also depends the sales skill. So art sell? Long time there were very few opportunities for this. In the context of an exhibition or good contacts with art dealers. Both had and the terms of art, aesthetics and value has still a crucial disadvantage others define. And who wants to sell art in this way, is still dependent on good relations. Also the opportunities for artists sell increased in the Internet advantages since the Internet took his unprecedented success in recent years, are arts.
Who wants to sell his art today, is no longer limited to galleries or professional art dealers “to dictate the price and style, but can be directly thanks to the Internet an ever growing buyers contact only one advantage of this new distribution channel”. The Internet benefits but still very different, thanks to which art easier bring is the man. As each artist can communicate directly with his fans and followers via E-Mail or in the form of an own forum. And, of course, art lovers from every corner of the globe can marvel at the individual works of art. At least the World Wide Web knows no opening times. Art sale in the Internet at the end also means that their own works of art for any time of day or night are available whether it’s noon or shortly before midnight. The downsides to sell art on the Internet so many advantages art sale in the Internet also has no disadvantages does not also in this variant.
The biggest hurdle for many artists is the design of the website as the first personal flagship. Worse come to this place legal traps to tripped over that already some art professionals. The World Wide Web is however never quite overcome a disadvantage it lacks the personal contact between artist and buyer. Art lives create and buy art just this that both sides face to face can communicate with each other. Conclusion: Art sale in the Internet pros and cons here close together. Especially old hands”in the art business will judge rather sceptical about its possibilities. For young artists and those who still want to be there in the coming years, offers the new way to the art sale, however, endless possibilities.
Free-trade-area network of Ensemble Koln – GLOBALIZE: COLOGNE 2008 international festival series platform for dance & theatre Cologne dance and theater scene looking for international networking: globalisation not only for companies, but as a free flow of views, hopes and wishes, works of art and ideas. Therefore the free trade area builds a theatrical air bridge in the world and welcomes the second time allied theatre and dance productions in Cologne from mid-February until May 2008. Each of the four ensembles in the free trade area will host of a foreign group consists of an artistic affinity. This concept brings GLOBALIZE: COLOGNE 2008 three premieres of Germany and a world premiere to Cologne. To sharpen the perception of the others such as for own, the four episodes of the guest performance series of a production from abroad are facing ever a current production from the free trade area and invite to a lively cultural exchange. GLOBALIZE: COLOGNE is Cologne Audience a series with international artists to their work that is pioneering and inspiring. The free trade area will with her guest performance series of Cologne as a global village”strengthen and enrich the cultural life in Cologne International Theatre and dance performances. GLOBALIZE: COLOGNE is intended to reveal opportunities and possibilities, see the artists and art lovers in the increasingly interconnected world.
Offering the theatre companies from Czech Republic, France, Belgium, and the Switzerland that push boundaries artistically in various ways, GLOBALIZE: COLOGNE the possibility of intense artistic and intercultural exchange. The first season of GLOBALIZE: COLOGNE has already borne fruit: guest performances have established themselves, networks were expanded. In the long term, this structure should enable international cooperations between companies and institutions – what long time in other cities to the everyday life of the theatre-maker is one. Farm in the cave: “SCLAVI the song of on imigrant” but first want the international Guests and their Cologne hosts open the curtain and the Cologne audience: GLOBALIZE: COLOGNE 2008 # 1-4 new light on Cologne stages! presented by: free trade ensemble network Cologne, futur3, a.tonal.theater, MOUVOIR, theatre 51grad.com in cooperation with: StadtRevue Cologne magazine sponsored by: Kunststiftung NRW, Cologne, RheinEnergieStiftung culture, SK Foundation culture, Czech-German future Fund, Pro Helvetia. Info, maps, program on or 0221-985 45 30 contact: N. Speyer presse(at)freihandelszone.org