The Business of Art
Spark takes a look at the business of art. Irving M. Klein International String Competition has $10,000 up for grabs -- young competitors vie for this grand prize and the opportunity of a lifetime to headline a series of prestigious concerts. Get real-life money-management lessons in the contemporary world of art dealing from Linc Art Gallery owner Charles Linder. Then join graduating young artists from the San Francisco Art Institute (sanfranciscoart.edu) as they stand on the precipice between art school and the real world.
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Follow along as young competitors in the 2003 Klein International String Competition vie for a $10,000 top prize.
Meet Aesha Ash, a dancer new to the Bay Area.
Get an insider's perspective on the art business with Lincart gallery owner and artist, Charles Linder.
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