to bring together projects she has worked on throughout her life as an artist. Any gallery that has tried to present an overview of its exhibition history knows how essential it is to document exhibitions and the artists’ work—the gallery’s most valuable assets. In our interview with Tom Powel (see page 83), he talks about how he got started providing photography and video services to the art world and the importance of high quality documentation of exhibitions. Are artist sites becoming a trend? In the last few years, exhibit-E has designed more artist websites than in the past ten years combined, including sites for Carroll Dunham, Richard Prince, Laurie Simmons, Robert Mapplethorpe, David LaChapelle, Ray Johnson, and Wolf Kahn. Featured on page 120 is a case study of artist Richard Prince’s website. Unique to this site, Prince includes glimpses of his own extensive collection of art, books, and stuff in general—photos of manuscripts from his own personal library, album covers, posters and other artifacts he’s collected over the years. Given the global expansion of the art market, facilitated by new technology, how do galleries keep pace with the technical demands? In this edition of The Art World and the World Wide Web, we speak with Glenn McGinnis (see page 93), founder of Cyber City, a New York-based technical solutions company that has managed computer networks for art galleries and small businesses since 1996. McGinnis’ background in the gallery world is a rarity for a technology expert and gives him a special understanding of the needs of galleries. Our interview with Sandra Gering of Gering & López Gallery (see page 27), in which she talks about her gallery’s TM
The Art World and the World Wide Web. Essays, Interviews and Case Studies.