Gary Frier [garyfrier]
Do you upload your work to the web? If so, where could we see it?
What is art?
A create expression of life and perception
When do you get your best ideas?
When I'm quiet
When and how did you begin to see yourself as an artist?
I can never remeber a time a did'nt
Why do so many artists and creators have such volatile personalities?
Because they are usually not respected!
Must an artist reinvent him/herself everyday?
What do you think about public funding for the arts?
I think its essential but almost non existent in South Africa
Does it pain you to let go of a piece you have sold?
Is a work of art purchased, or is it better said, that it is the artist who is bought?
Art is purshased
How do you feel about the fact that the pieces exhibited in contemporary art museums are often of artists already deceased?
As long as the work still moves people i'm ok with it
What role have the figures of art dealer, gallery owners, representatives, and intermediaries in general played in your career?
Frustration and contempt!
Do you personally collect any items?
Yes I buy art
What advice would you give to those just beginning?
There are easier ways to make a living!
Please list web addresses where one can see something about you.
Cape Town South africa