Art is everywhere, and according to most definitions, can be pretty much anything. Yet somehow when art is put indoors, into a formal setting, it somehow can become pretty intimidating. Like somehow just putting it in a frame and on a wall makes us second guess if we really ‘get’ it, or if we’re even capable of getting it. Our overly self conscious hang-ups aside, today’s guest argues that we can all appreciate art. Ann Hazel’s is a wonderful, down to earth gallery owner that just wants you to have a great experience with art.
2:20 - How healthy is the art world?
4:00 - Is the art world trying to become more casual and accessible?
7:10 - Being the mouthpiece of the artist.
8:00 - Deciding what to sow in the gallery.
9:10 - Installation art.
10:30 - What is art?
12:00 - Artistic excellence and abstract art.
16:35 - Guest curators.
17:45 - Bringing in unknown talent vs big names.
20:20 - Pricing art.
22:00 - Working with artists.
26:00 - Negotiating on price.
27:00 - Rent vs commission.
30:30 - Keeping the doors open.
32:30 - The day to day business of owning an art gallery.
37:00 - How technology has impacted the art industry.
40:15 - The best part of owning an art gallery.
42:50 - Bringing in art because of its story.
45:45 - Advice for people that have never been to an art gallery.