How's My Dealing? 2.0

Worldwide Reviews by Artists for Artists of Galleries, Art Fairs, Mail Scams and more.

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Artavita Online Gallery

Here is another one added by a reader, anyone have experience with this online gallery? Artavita Online Gallery, 5533 Cathedral Oaks Road ,Santa Barbara CA 93111 (https://artavita.com/)

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PAF London

A reader added this one, (http://www.parallaxaf.co/) any comments from anyone on this?

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Gallery 212

A reader sent this in “Gallery 212, Wynwood, Miami Florida I walked into the gallery last spring to see if they were looking at new artists work. I was told they were but here was the deal. It costs $900 a month to hang work on the walls. But in November and December during Art Basel Basel, the price is $3,200 a month. The gallery is located on the corner of 24th Street and 2nd Avenue. The main drag through Wynwood to all the fairs is Miami Avenue. 2nd Avenue is two long block or four shorter blocks west of…

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Sarah Merrick

A reader submitted this, “Sarah Merrick curated a show a couple of years ago (in Newark, New Jersey) in which she did not returned two of my paintings. I have attempted repeatedly to get them back and but she does not respond to my attempts. I have been told by one other participating artist that she did not return his painting as well.” Anyone else?

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Lisa Saltman

A reader sent this in, “Lisa Saltman @saltmanastassoicatesinc (on facebook) a supposed art advisor, sold my pictures to the hotel without my permission. She claims that she took a monograph (Surfland) of my work, ripped it apart, matted and framed it and sold it to this client, cheaply she added. This client just happens to be a Hyatt hotel. Whether this act may or may not be a copyright infringement, it is a gross insult and outrage to me and every artist who struggles to make a living from their practice. It is a misrepresentation of my art and how…

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