This is the definitive guide to opportunities emerging on the World Wide Web for artists and arts organizations. The first book of its kind, Arts and the Internet explores new avenues for selling, exhibiting, promoting, and creating artwork online. From virtual art openings to legal issues, new audiences, and much more, this book helps people in the arts benefit from existing resources and prepare for things to come.
“Arts and the Internet details the commercial opportunities that await artists and art groups on the Internet. Because the cost of creating a Web site and making it accessible to millions of people on the World Wide Web is pennies compared to traditional means of advertising and communication, the local unknown artist living in the rural hinterland has the same access in the Internet marketplace as the largest corporation or world-renowned artist living in a major metropolitan center. . . . With Arts and the Internet, a sidewalk exhibit can be world wide and world famous, the small town gallery can compete with the big city gallery, beginners can hold their own with the established. Highly recommended!.” — The Bookwatch