Lieu Published Weekly for the Huffington Post
Clara Lieu’s (Critic, Foundation Studies) advice column for visual artists, “Ask the Art Professor,” will now be featured regularly in the Huffington Post Arts and Culture section. The column offers creative, realistic strategies and advice for dealing with living life as a contemporary visual artist.
“When we see art in person, it’s beautifully presented on impeccably clean, white walls. The frame is perfectly cut; the mat is pristine; and the artist’s signature effortlessly sprawls across the bottom of the artwork. When we see the artist, they are all smiles at the opening reception for their exhibition, glass of wine in one hand, accepting congratulatory gestures left and right from colleagues, friends and admirers.
“What we don’t see is what the artist thinking in the moments before their hand touched that paper, what they had to push through to get their art on those walls…” >>Read more