Even though I have spent a great deal of time building a strong social media presence, I never thought I would buy art in Facebook. But now, I have and I enjoyed the experience.  I still believe there is no replacement to physically seeing a work of art in person. However, there are another set of rules when looking at work in social media. First, the work is right there, digitally represented in my everyday mobile interconnected life. Second, commenting and instantly interacting with an artist is just a few buttons away.  Third, for the first time, we have instant access to the artist creative space. It is like having a spying Predator drone flying around the artist studio. Except, that this intrusion is voluntary on behalf of the artist.  More often, artists give us access to their creative spaces via social media. I do it too. Why not? It…

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