Greg Mason Burns

June 2017

Why Artists Should Sign Their Work

[caption id="attachment_2989" align="alignleft" width="300"] Color Study of Ponte 25 de Abril[/caption]   I haven’t had a good rant post in a while, but I’ve been thinking a lot about the act of signing artwork. More specifically: how the chic way to sign an artwork these days is to not sign at all. And I’ve thought a lot about why I sign my work, too. However, I’ve never really come up with a better answer than “it’s mine and therefore I should take credit for it.” This goes back to my feeling that we should be declarative in what we do. I don’t...