Writing artists biography

We can read it. Is your art in any important public collections? Who is more equipped to write about your life and work than you? Writer, Political Organizer, Reporter Sandburg honed his writing skills and adopted the socialist views of his mentor before leaving school in his senior year.

Visit artist websites or consult a stash of old gallery cards to get ideas for what to write. Incomputer giant IBM launched an advertising campaign in Chicago and San Francisco which involved people spray painting on sidewalks a peace symbola heartand a penguin Linux mascotto represent "Peace, Love, and Linux.

The first modern biography, and a work which exerted considerable influence on the evolution of the genre, was James Boswell 's The Life of Samuel Johnsona biography of lexicographer and man-of-letters Samuel Johnson published in Have somebody else look at it, too.

David McCullough author of Mornings on Horseback: The phrase was spray-painted by an admirer on a wall in an Islington station on the Underground in the autumn of She cited Nancy Milford's biography Zelda, as the "beginning of a new period of women's biography, because "[only] in were we ready to read not that Zelda had destroyed Fitzgeraldbut Fitzgerald her: After completing her degree, Mary delved even more into her photographic practice,which involved loss and regeneration of life.

Giorgio Vasari 's Lives of the Artists was the landmark biography focusing on secular lives. This assumption of an intimate and important connection between the maker and the made has very practical implications.

How to Write Your Artist’s Biography

However, the number of biographies in print experienced a rapid growth, thanks to an expanding reading public. It may not be worth making a special trip to DC for, but if you're going to be here anyway, it is worth scheduling your visit around one of these meetings, if you have a special interest in life story writing.

Exactly how and why the person matters is what determines how and why the life is important. Tokyo-based design magazine, PingMag, has interviewed A1one and featured photographs of his work. This, in turn, will determine the questions considered in a biography.

A graffiti writer's tag is his or her personalized signature.

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Keep your limitations in mind to help choose the right information to include in your bio. During World War II and for decades after, the phrase " Kilroy was here " with an accompanying illustration was widespread throughout the world, due to its use by American troops and ultimately filtering into American popular culture.How to Write Your Artist Bio If you’ve ever submitted a piece of jewelry to a magazine, book, or bead show, you’ve had to sit down and write a few sentences about yourself.

National First Ladies' Library's biography for Jackie Kennedy. Get the latest music news, watch video clips from music shows, events, and exclusive performances from your favorite artists. Discover new music on MTV.

Writing an Artist Biography

**Guest post written by Phil Johnson, as featured in his blog, Big Whiz Bang! "Your artist bio, whether you’re a musician, comedian, or any other type of artist, is the most important document. Art-Write:The Writing Guide for Visual Artists has a single intention: To teach artists how to write about their own artwork.

How to Write Your Artist’s Biography

This concise and current career resource is filled with achievable advice on how to write for art promotion and sales. Meetings of the Washington Biography Group Meeting regularly since The meetings of the Washington (DC) Biography Group take place one Monday evening a month, September through May, at the Washington International School, Macomb St., NW, Washington, DC (between 34th St.

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