How to Become a Successful Artist

The must-have business guide for visual artists, written by the leading specialist in the global art trade

Written for artists of all levels, the latest book from bestselling author Magnus Resch explores how artists can have a career in the field they love. It answers the most important questions including: How do I find gallery representation? How do I write an artist statement? How should I price my artworks? And what's the best Instagram strategy? Case studies are drawn from interviews with leading experts and practitioners, including artists, dealers, and curators. It's an invaluable international art-world resource.

Participating experts include: Georgina Adam, Tim Bengel, Katherine Bernhardt, Mr. Brainwash, Simon de Pury, Jeffrey Deitch, Chris Dercon, The Haas Brothers, Peter Halley, Gregor Hildebrandt, Zhang Huan, Rashid Johnson, Jitish Kallat, Yue Minjun, Marilyn Minter, Tyler Mitchell, Oscar Murillo, Shirin Neshat, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Raymond Pettibon, Bill Powers, Daan Roosegaarde, Mera & Don Rubell, Kenny Schachter, Kenny Scharf, Lisa Schiff, Paul Schimmel, Julian Schnabel, Sean Scully, Stefan Simchowitz, Laurie Simmons, Lucien Smith, Salman Toor, Amalia Ulman, Jorinde Voigt, Jordan Wolfson, Heidi Zuckerman and many more.

By Magnus Resch
216 pages
Published by Phaidon, 2021
8.25 x 5.75 inches