The 70/30 split versus truly valuing an artist’s work Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles NGA Director announces retirement After three short years in the role, Gerard Vaughan announced today that he will be stepping down as Director in 2018. GOMAs largest solo by an Australian artist An exhibition of over 50 new and commissioned works by Patricia Piccinini announced – her largest in Australia. Adelaide Contemporary one step closer The reality of a permanent contemporary gallery for Adelaide is a step closer this week as its $1.9M Stage One rolls into action with the search for an architect. Hilarie Mais A survey long overdue. Sitting between sculpture and painting, Mais’ constructions appeal to minimalists and mathematicians alike with their very personal – and organic – approach to abstraction. (Premium content) Premium content Joe Frost Monday 21 August, 2017 A world in which dealers would take a 70% commission on an artist's work is a world beholden to the false images of marketing. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Subscribe Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of subscriber-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder in the Arts industry ... and much, much more. Subscribe Now and join the Australian arts community today Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Joe Frost is an artist represented by Watters Gallery, Sydney. He is a Lecturer in Drawing at the National Art School and has written over thirty articles, catalogue essays and exhibition reviews for various publications including Artist Profile, The Australian Financial Review, Art and Australia and Art Monthly.