THE PATTERN

CAREER SUICIDE

HookedAnother week, another bland generic online front end for a vaguely defined art business. This week’s example has been (ab)using Kickstarter and getting up to various monkey business with artists’ work. Sadly this is par for the course but what’s unusual here is that artist Luke Turner has not taken it lying down, which far too many people still do. He’s posted the whole saga of their request to make fifty postcards– which he granted– that somehow turned into large prints of his work being offered to their Kickstarter backers, without his knowledge or consent. He only found out some portion of the truth from a concerned third party, as is also very common. You all know I like my informants here on Career Suicide.

Be sure to read the whole email exchange between Turner and one of the “girls” [sic; their dodgy descripition of themselves, not mine] from…

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