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The overriding concern for artists in the 19th century marketplace
In the 19th century, artists attempted to “solve the problem of finding a secure career in painting” (White and White) as the Academy was dying and genre painting became the trend. Consequently, a “much larger market for paintings was needed and could be mobilized in the 19th c.” Thus, emerged the dealer-critic system. The 19th century artist was concerned with becoming alienated from his work or loosing control of the work; some artists became an artist-entrepreneur to, in a way, maintain control over his work.
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By Felicity Warner • CAMPUS LIFE originally published on HerCampus.com. We understand the struggle: trying to transform a drab and depressing dorm or college apartment room into the space of your dreams can be tough. When you're living in a cramped...Read More