Best of the web - July

Our pick of the articles related to art and design professions that we’ve found helpful or interesting this month. 

1. A funny and perhaps even inspiring Guardian piece on ‘extreme job hunting’ – people who got their dream job by any means necessary

2. ARTINFO previews a new book, How To Start and Run a Commercial Art Gallery, by New York gallerist Ed Winkelman – also include a podcast on five mistakes wannabe gallerists should avoid

3. Afterall’s Andrew McGettigan has helpfully read and digested the information in the government’s HE white paper with its sweeping changes to art education – a must-read for anyone who is or hopes to be involved in university teaching

4. We recently featured an article on art practice based PhDs – for more on the currently hot topic of art and postgraduate research, read Michael Baers’ in-depth article for E-flux