MOTInternational: commercial galleries

In this video MOTInternational director Chris Hammond talks about the gallery’s transition from artist led space to not for profit to its final operational model of commercial gallery. He describes wh …

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CHARLIE SMITH london: how commercial galleries find artists

Director of CHARLIE SMITH london, Zavier Ellis shares his experiences on finding and working with artists (2013). My perspective in running a gallery is very curatorial, but I am also an art dealer. I …

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Gordon Cheung: self promotion and commercial galleries

Trade Secrets Episode 3: Gordon Cheung on working with galleries Gordon Cheung works predominantly as a painter and has had a successful career showing with and selling through galleries. Here he shar …

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Gallery commission

As part of your agreement with a gallery, the final selling price will be made of the price you charge plus an extra sum, called a commission – an amount added on by the gallery to help pay for their …

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Artist resale rights

Whenever a musician sells a track, they receive a small payment, or royalty, from the transaction. Since 2006, when an artwork is resold on the secondary market by a gallery, dealer or auction house f …

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Commercial gallery relationships

Commercial galleries are businesses that aim to sell art – and as with any business you work with, it’s important to understand their motivations, the people who work there and the way that they work, …

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Artist responsibilities toward galleries

As well as gallery responsibilities to artists, artists have responsibilities to act in a respectable and professional manner in their dealings with their galleries. To provide ‘sufficient work’ for a …

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