how did I do it

  • by Despina Stokou, 27 Nov 2013
    While no professional relationship is easy, rosy or all good ( and why should they) the artist-gallerist relationship can be particularly strained. Mostly because the contracts are written on dollar bills with champagne ink and it is very hard to decipher who is the boss, who owes who and how much exactly. A 50-50% of...
  • 2012, Cool Things, acrylic, string, pencil on canvas, 260 x 195cm
    by bpigs team, 10 Jul 2013
    We asked Cyrus Smith, the young Canadian Artist we have followed through his Kunsthalle Waiting line -Dante macht Kunst-  to describe his experience at the Speed Portfolio Viewing event last Sunday. Here it goes:   Cyrus Smith and Lily Khositashvii As an artist, any opportunity to show your work to an...
  • by Despina Stokou, 26 Jun 2013
    A few success story-lines I run after him screaming.“I am not a cop! I am not a cop! It took me a while to convince him to come in the gallery. A few weeks later I got him in a group show. People loved it!…First Time he ever sold art… He is covering his face. No, he uses an alias. He does not want...
  • by Despina Stokou, 16 Apr 2013
    Art fair season is upon us- the jet set, the name-dropping, the price-rising, the suspense, the champagne, the parties, the networking, the CELEBRITIES. Amongst the glamour, the VIPS, Eva&Adele, and the Press, there is a little army of Nobodies circling the booths like moths the light...Artists Anonymous. ...
  • by Despina Stokou, 4 Sep 2012
    BPIGS, first issue budget plan - June 2010 “The identity of an artist doesn’t have to be a truthful one, they believed. (about Duchamp and Man Ray) What they were doing was unpicking the conventions.” Jennifer Mundy, curator of Duchamp, Man Ray, Picabia Tate Modern "Everything is true, only...

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