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Cristina Ramos

The wait

It goes without saying that positive feedbacks are capable of supporting an artist: I sometimes happen to wonder if the expectation of a positive feedback could even influence the process of an artist, especially when the creations itself is tied to the involvement of the audience... By the way, how much important is for you the feedback of your audience? Do you ever think to whom will enjoy your Art when you conceive your pieces? I sometimes wonder if it could ever exist a ge-nuine relationship between business and Art...

(if you like, here we could publish some photos from your recent exhibitions)---I don’t have good quality photos of my exhibitions so I would prefer to put more photos of painting and photography. During university I used to ask myself wether a work of art should serve the audience, the galleries or

the personal artist´s enjoyment. I wanted to create for myself but art is meant to be shared, thus I should keep in mind what I was bringing to the spectator. I decided to work in an intermediate line and search for that work that would fully satisfy myself while offering things to the audience. Positive feedback is of course an injection of motivation, a way to test the impact of your work, and learn from it but should not be the basis of creation. However, it can happen to an artist to accommodate himself in a successful project. Thus we should be careful with that and keep challenging us, experimenting and risking, cause ultimately is a journey with trial and failures along the whole way, and not sell yourself to the audience in terms of condition your work just to them. As well, -and here I link with the business question- audience is often art market which is subject to money and investors which will purchase the work for return of

ARTiculAction Art Review July 2014  

submit your artworks to: articulaction@post.com

ARTiculAction Art Review July 2014  

submit your artworks to: articulaction@post.com

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