Some advice about Artist Statements

Some advice about Artist Statements

statementArtist Statements can be super challenging!  This article posted on Hyperallergic breaks them down and explains why they are important not only for the artist to write but also for the viewer.

“As a writer who works with visual artists, I was inspired to address Iris Jaffe’s recent post, “The Anti-artist-statement Statement.”

“I hate artist statements,” Iris began. “As an artist, they are almost always awkward and painful to write, and as a viewer they are similarly painful and uninformative to read.” No! I disagree!”

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