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Paper Gallery at The Manchester Contemporary 2012
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The Manchester Contemporary

Launched in 2009, The Manchester Contemporary is an art fair that looks to encourage and develop a market for critically engaged contemporary art in North West England. We talk to Paulette Terry Brien of The International 3 who, alongside Laurence Lane, has been Curatorial Coordinator for the last three editions of the fair.

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with Lokal_30 (Warsaw, Poland) at Supermarket, 2009.
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Supermarket

Pamela Wells and Alicja Rogalska report back from Supermarket – an artist-run international art fair in Stockholm. They talk about why their own artist association Laundry attended the event, meet representatives from a vibrant artist-run culture in Sweden and beyond, and offer a sample of some of the organisations who attended.

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Installation view of Wysing Arts Centre Gallery
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Wysing Arts Centre, Bourn, Cambridge
18 January – 1 March

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Origin 2008, exterior of Somerset House
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Markets for designer-makers

How does a maker reach the market? Freelance consultant and Market Development Manager for Cockpit Arts Abigail Branagan highlights the key routes.

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Collect

Abigail Branagan profiles Collect – the international art fair for contemporary objects.

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Viewing Platform: a workshop for artists to map their art world.
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Art markets

Sarah Thelwall reveals that there is not one art market but several different ones. These markets are very different in terms of the artists, gallerists and collectors who participate and develop them. This Art market tour articulates the main markets and looks at what drives them.

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2007 Zoo Art Fair
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Art Fair

In the run up to the 2008 Zoo Art Fair, Jane Watt’s profile looks at the first four years of this non-profit enterprise.

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Crate
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Andrew Tanner

Penny Jones explores the career of Andrew Tanner who has spent ten years as a designer maker developing many successful ranges of batch-produced ceramics.

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Flattened Brooch
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Lina Peterson

Polly Harknett on the practice of emerging jeweller Lina Peterson, including creative/work balance and exploration of markets for her work.

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Inventory, (front), 2004-ongoing, Moron'omo, (back), wall painting
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Vane

S Mark Gubb talks to Vane about its evolution from an artist-led platform in Newcastle to an artists’ agency operating internationally.

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Prednisone
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On the Wall

Rod McIntosh gives a rundown on this new art fair and talks to the winners of the Signpost competition star prize.

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Textiles
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Internationalism in UK design

Lucy Wilson looks at the opportunities and aspirations for taking craft and design practice international, in the first of two articles inspired by the Jetset conference.

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Shipley Art Gallery

Brigid Howarth profiles The Shipley Art Gallery, which holds a public collection of contemporary craft.

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Wednesday Cabinet
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Profile of a craft collector

Brigid Howarth gives a rare insight into one art buyer’s collection and discovers the favorite haunts for snapping up the next big thing.

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Portrait Garden
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Deutsche Bank Art Collection

Brigid Howarth talks to Deutsch Bank curator Mary Findlay about the sourcing and buying of artworks for the largest corporate art collection in the world.

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Promenade of pears
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Art buyers

Brigid Howarth presents an insight into the mind of the art buyer, from private buyers to corporate and public collections.

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Kissing seat
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Collecting craft

Kate Day, curator of contemporary craft at Manchester Art Gallery, talks to Amanda Fielding about her work. First in a new six-part series ‘Crossing over’ focusing on arts professionals and how they work with artists.

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Swan Turton logo 3
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Gallery, dealer and agent agreements

The following checklist by Sheena Etches and Nicholas Sharp covers many of the issues that arise when artists enter an arrangement with a private gallery, dealer or agent.

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Arbor with Gate
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Ben Coode-Adams

Brigid Howarth takes an in-depth look at the career path of sculptor and new-media artist Ben Coode-Adams, who makes his living from public and private commissions.

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Spline Chair
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Hidden Art

Lucy Wilson explores the development and expansion of Hidden Art, an initiative set-up by Dieneke Ferguson to promote the work of designer-makers in Hackney.

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Eight-fifty light
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Artists’ product

Hilary Williams talks to four artists about how they have developed specific products. She learns about their initial motivation and inspiration, how they developed their ideas into production and what marketing strategies they employed for these particular products.

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