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Would You Rather Be a PR Exec or a Gallery Director?

The characters from Sex and the City may have spent most of their screen time out on the town, but all four of the ladies worked hard for their salaries. Whether schmoozing at parties, directing her assistant, or turning her boyfriend into a star, Samantha embodied the cunning and cutting edge PR exec persona, while Charlotte pulled off classic artist-chic during her time as an art gallery director. It's hard to pass judgment on a career you haven't had, but forget education, relevant experience, and interview contacts for a second. Which career do you think is cooler?
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AngelaShannon AngelaShannon 6 years
gallery director is more of my thing
hanako66 hanako66 8 years
They are both my dream jobs, but as I am entering a stage of life where I want to have a family, I would say Gallery director....more flexibility, better hours. If you would have asked me 5 years ago, I would have said PR.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Beauty Beauty 8 years
Gallery girl fo sho.
cloroxcowgirl cloroxcowgirl 8 years
Gallery director! Sounds fun and creative.
4peachMoney 4peachMoney 8 years
Gallery director! I don't know much about it, but I'm inspired to look into it now. I've always wanted to have my art in a gallery; heck, why not run the show while I'm at it?!!
msshellokitty msshellokitty 8 years
gallery director
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 8 years
I like Charlotte's dress. :)
chatondeneige chatondeneige 8 years
I'd rather be Samantha (because she's actually the only woman in the series who has self esteem) but between the jobs, I'd rather be a gallery director, to be honest.
magickalrealism magickalrealism 8 years
I've done PR, and I'd really rather do the behind the scenes work in a gallery.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
i've always been more of a samantha professionally speaking . my career now is in advertising which is along the same lines as PR...and i like the high energy and tempo of the PR world. i can appreciate the artsy side, but it's just not my thing
wackdoodle wackdoodle 8 years
Since I am a lifelong multimedia artist I've always wanted to be involved in PR. I was looking into going to school (UCLA) to get a degree to become a PR rep but cannot figure what to study aside from communications and marketing. Gallery management would be too difficult for me. I can and do view other artists work objectively but I do form my own opinion about the work etc and if asked I would tell a patron my opinion favorable or not. Additionally the prices that some artists and their agents want to charge is completely ridiculous and makes me laugh because the price is not equal to the work or effort that the artist is selling.
mdamsky mdamsky 8 years
I am a Gallery Director. Not as glamorous as it seems. You spend very little time doing the things that they showed Charlotte doing (Curating, hosting openings, etc...) and much more time doing the behind the scenes work that makes the gallery function: Primarily sales, acquiring and transporting works, marketing, and even cleaning the gallery (Read Mopping). Also the money isn't that great, and in this economy there are almost no jobs. Sorry to burst any bubbles, but for anyone interested in going into the field, you should know that.
cordata cordata 8 years
Gallery director for sure
amloveaffair amloveaffair 8 years
PR, I don't know anything about art or really care too.
miss-malone miss-malone 8 years
The Gallery Director :)
BrittanyD07 BrittanyD07 8 years
If it wasnt for sex and the city I wouldnt know what to major in (Public Relations)
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