LORENA MUñOZ-ALONZO, ARTNET NEWS:
"Life as an aspiring artist is an endless sea of precarious arrangements, commercial demands, and cutthroat competitiveness. How to cope?
"Phaidon has come to the rescue with Akademie X: Lessons in Art + Life, a fantastic compilation of advice for struggling creative types from top artists (and role models), including Marina Abramović, Dara Birnbaum, Ólafur Elíasson, Joan Jonas, Miranda July, Neo Rauch, and Richard Wentworth.
"Artnet News has trawled the book to distill the most useful pearls of wisdom, so you can hit the ground running."
Read here, and be inspired.