Photographer sells others’ (Richard Prince) Instagram photos

Photographer sells others’ (Richard Prince) Instagram photos
      Imagine waking up one morning to discover an acclaimed artist has made an artwork out of your Instagram photo. He blew the image up, added a snarky caption, and placed it alongside 37 other ‘Instas’ in one of the world’s foremost galleries. How would you feel? Flattered? Perturbed? Enraged? Now, would your response change if you learned said artist sold the blown-up Instagram photo for $90,000? What if most of the images, yours included, were sexualized shots of beautiful women? This may seem like a strange thought experiment, but it’s exactly what Richa...
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Use Instagram to Present and Sell your Art

Use Instagram to Present and Sell your Art
[caption id="attachment_1596" align="alignnone" width="298"] sell artwork on Instagram[/caption] Instagram is a great place for artists to sell art. It's no panacea and it certainly doesn't work for all artists and all art, but like any other online platform, it has its protocol and procedures that generally tend to yield positive results. If your approach to making and getting exposure for your art happens to match up with what you're about to read, you may well fall into the category of Instagram artists who sell, many of whom sell their art quite well. For those of you who either don't y...
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