The allure of 'limited edition'

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Mon May 19, 2014 5:29 pm

rerocustom1989 wrote:
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binky79 wrote:With the availability of so much non-limited edition art, why would anybody care? Sounds like somebody is sour about something they cant have.

agree! 100%
Tried making it clear that im interested in perspectives from artists and galleries that I thought some people here may have insight on. I was wrong. I suppose I'll seek them out myself.

You guys have really been something else.
What makes you think those perspectives aren't already in earlier pages? We've already had an artist or two chime in, and I can tell you the gallery reason is already back there somewhere. Just because it's not the answer you want doesn't mean it's not a valid reason.
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Mon May 19, 2014 5:39 pm

rerocustom1989 wrote:
allbloody wrote:
binky79 wrote:With the availability of so much non-limited edition art, why would anybody care? Sounds like somebody is sour about something they cant have.

agree! 100%
Tried making it clear that im interested in perspectives from artists and galleries that I thought some people here may have insight on. I was wrong. I suppose I'll seek them out myself.

You guys have really been something else.
I remember an artist (can't remember who at the moment) say most galleries push the cost of printing onto the artist. Probably not the biggest reason but something that would certainly affect the run sizes.
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Mon May 19, 2014 5:45 pm

Mark Twain wrote:He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it – namely, that in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to attain.
Aside from the scarcity value attributable to these pieces, there is a logistical reason as well: nobody like to sit on inventory. So you try and gauge interest. Generally artists/galleries will try and produce a little less than the expected interest due to the idea above. If they grossly misjudge that interest, printing far too few pieces to satisfy demand, well that demand will simply feed upon itself creating more desire for the piece in question.

But please report back with whatever mystery reasons also exist.
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Mon May 19, 2014 5:48 pm

The real reason is because nobody wants to put the time, effort, or money into printing every single print indefinitely, forever.
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Mon May 19, 2014 5:54 pm

rerocustom1989 wrote:
jkw3000 wrote:
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DonPiano wrote:I don't think you mean pushed either. Coerced is probably the better word to use.
Yea perhaps. Are there discussion boards for mondo bots here? I figure collectors here use them because they're busy during some of the drops. Lots of money to be made making one too. There's lots of freelancer request postings online it seems.
With the rate that Mondo's doing "popular" prints though, you may be better off investing in a hobo to stand in line at the gallery shows for ya. :P
Yea, I may venture down to Austin at the end of this month to go to the Ken Taylor show.
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danieldanger wrote:what you do aint hustlin. see, in MY hustle, i get to sell the whole run and each print only costs me like $6. y'alls is small potatoe street level fudge.
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Mon May 19, 2014 5:54 pm

Can I nominate this guy for EB member of the year? I have never seen one dude unite all EBers like this.

Its Tim Doyle + rerocustom1989 v. THE WORLD
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Mon May 19, 2014 5:57 pm

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danieldanger wrote:what you do aint hustlin. see, in MY hustle, i get to sell the whole run and each print only costs me like $6. y'alls is small potatoe street level fudge.
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Mon May 19, 2014 6:02 pm

I have a Doyle piece on my wall. Gonna have to change that fudge out now after reading these last 18 drymounting pages of everybody repeating themselves and one dude not listening.
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Mon May 19, 2014 6:06 pm

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Please, I don't need puppets to make my point. Say what you will about me, but I've never been afraid to put myself out there in the firing line. To start hiding behind an alias now would be pointless and cowardly.
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Mon May 19, 2014 6:08 pm

rerocustom1989 wrote:
GiantBoyDective wrote:Image
Please, I don't need puppets to make my point. Say what you will about me, but I've never been afraid to put myself out there in the firing line. To start hiding behind an alias now would be pointless and cowardly.
FTFY
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Mon May 19, 2014 6:12 pm

ajmmck wrote:
rerocustom1989 wrote:
GiantBoyDective wrote:Image
Please, I don't need puppets to make my point. Say what you will about me, but I've never been afraid to put myself out there in the firing line. To start hiding behind an alias now would be pointless and cowardly.
FTFY
what did you fix? I see 0 changes from the original quote.
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Mon May 19, 2014 6:16 pm

The username... Never mind.... Ill stay out of it
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Mon May 19, 2014 6:17 pm

I looked at that fudge like 10 times, couldn't figure it out.
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Mon May 19, 2014 6:18 pm

^ glad it's not just me! I thought I was going nuts for a bit.

When I was a noob, I thought 'FTFY' stood for ' F*ck that, f*ck you' ......maybe he meant that. I used it a few times in error that way myself. :oops: :lol:
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Mon May 19, 2014 6:20 pm

oh i see now :P
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