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In this section, you can find articles on art agents - what they do, why you need one, and how you can get one.


“It helps if you (occasionally) think you’re a genius…”

If I knew the definitive answer to ‘how to get a publishing deal’, I’d be able to mend the hole in my roof. Only kidding (I live in a basement).

I’ve had quite a few books published, but it’s always been tricky. It helps if you (occasionally) think you’re a genius of course, and …

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The Four Main Types of Agent

There are four main categories of agent, although you are unlikely to need the services of all of them:

Artists’ agents

An artist’s agent handles the business side of an artist’s life. Many artists’ agents are primarily gallery owners and publishers who handle some aspects of …

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What Does an Art Agent Do?

Sales agents, artists’ agents, licensing agents… do they make money for artists and suppliers, or are they an unnecessary overhead?

The short answer is that good agents are to be treasured and bad ones can greatly damage an artist’s reputation. Once again, knowledge is power, and …

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