Takashi Murakami is a very successful artist who has written The Art Entrepreneurship Theory, which is apparently just what it sounds like. The only problem is that it’s only in Japanese. Thankfully, Katy Itoi has read it and gives highlights in this month’s artnet magazine.
Murakami seems to be a shrewd businessman, freely embracing the commercial aspects of the artworld: "You cannot continue creating art without a sense of business or management."
There’s more. Read other insights in Itoi’s review.
Image: Takashi Murakami’s The Art Entrepreneurship Theory (2005)