A cooperative artist, also known as a collaborative artist, is an artist who works in collaboration with one or more other artists to create a work of art. This type of artistic practice involves shared authorship, with each artist contributing their own skills, ideas, and expertise to the project.
Co-Operative Artist together on a variety of art forms, including painting, sculpture, performance art, music, and film. They may come together for a specific project or work together over a longer period of time as part of a collective or artistic community.
Collaborative Co-Operative Artist can offer a number of benefits, including the opportunity to learn from and be inspired by other artists, the ability to pool resources and skills, and the creation of a more diverse and multi-faceted work of art.
Examples of famous cooperative artists include Christo and Jeanne-Claude, who worked together to create large-scale environmental installations; Gilbert and George, who have been working together as a collaborative art duo since the and the artist collective Guerrilla Girls, who use anonymous pseudonyms and wear gorilla masks to promote social and political activism through art. By design, all economic and non-economic benefits and liabilities of the cooperative are shared equally among its members. Cooperative members elect their board of directors from within the membership.