I am an artist and a website developer. Over the years I have created
a numerous websites for artists. In my experience the sites shared
a major weakness which was they went out of date quickly.
Think about it for a moment. Some artists want to pull a work from
the site as soon as it sells. Other artists find that new work fits
in with an ongoing series and would like it to be integrated into
the site. An artist's work is constantly unfolding so that to really
view the work in a coherent fashion one needs to be able to group
works into settings that express the vision of the artist.
Fortunately the tools available at FineArtPost.com allow the artist
to fluidly present an evolving body of work. Images and information
relating to those images are stored in a database. The presentation
of those images is dictated by how the artist chooses to group the
In some cases it makes sense to view work by medium, genre or year
created, in other cases it would make sense to view work in a grouping
that that crosses the boundaries of medium, genre or year created.
Often it helps to have a variety classifications by which to view
the work. All these options are made possible using the tools of