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5 Questions with the Senior Editor of Arts and Culture at Observer

November 4, 2019

Today we chat with Juliet Helmke, the Senior Editor of Arts and Culture at Observer who helped design the agenda for the upcoming Business of Art Observed coming up on November 12th in NYC. Prior to joining Observer, Juliet was an editor at Modern Painters magazine, and before that she gained experience both in book publishing and communications. Her interest in covering the arts lies…

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Interview: Effective Marketing Strategies for Art Advisors with Annelien Bruins

August 21, 2019

Annelien Bruins, independent Chief Marketing Officer, former CEO of Tang Art Advisory, course leader and instructor in our Art Advisory 201 Program, discusses the importance of a strong brand for an art advisory business. What does marketing mean for art advisors? Art advisors often operate as single-owner-businesses and therefore have limited resources available in terms of money and staff to assist with marketing. Therefore, it’s…

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Interview: Business and Legal Issues for Art Advisors with Katherine Wilson-Milne and Steven Schindler

August 21, 2019

Katherine Wilson-Milne and Steven Schindler, Partners at Schindler Cohen & Hochman LLP and course instructors in our Art Advisory 201 Program, discuss common conflicts and explain how the art market has changed from a legal perspective. What are the most common sources of conflict that you come across in your work as art attorneys and how could those conflicts be prevented? By far most of…

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Interview: Understanding Best Practice in Art Advisory with Annelien Bruins

August 21, 2019

Annelien Bruins, independent Chief Marketing Officer, former CEO of Tang Art Advisory, course leader and instructor in our Art Advisory 201 Program, discusses how the art advisor’s role has changed over the past decade. Why did you develop this course with 1AN? Before my career switch to luxury marketing I was an art advisor for 20 years. I know from experience that there is very…

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5 Questions with the Editorial Director of Observer

August 14, 2019

Today we chat with Mary von Aue, Editorial Director of Observer and host of the inaugural Business of Art Observed. Mary joined Observer from the start-up publishing world, where she built editorial strategies and new outlets in the media landscape. She has a master’s degree from Columbia University that focused on Arabic literature and for years covered contemporary art and literature from the Middle East….

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If You’re Thinking of Collecting Art by Women, Now Is the Time

August 6, 2019

Women artists—from old masters to those just out of art school—have slowly gained traction in museums and on the art market for years. If you’re thinking of collecting art by women, now is the time. This year appears to be a watershed. “Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future,” an exhibition of work by the Swedish modernist that closed in April, shattered records at the…

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Planning for the Future of Your Collection

July 29, 2019

For many collectors, their interest in acquiring art is a passion. People spend their entire life time building their collection and it can make up a substantial part of their net worth. But, unlike the thoughtful planning that is often intrinsic to other assets, the majority of collectors have not crafted a plan of action for their art collection. Should the unlikely happen and you…

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Urban Art: Vandalism or Worthwhile Investment?

July 4, 2019

Since the early 2000’s our perception of street art has evolved from the discussion of whether it’s vandalism or not to the question of how much a Banksy will bring at auction. Since entering the mainstream contemporary art market as a category to be taken seriously in its own right, millions of dollars of urban art has sold every year at the big auction houses…

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The Art Lawyer’s DiaryTM The Venice Biennale Arte 2019: A Focus On New, Emerging and Usually Invisible Voices at the Mother of All Biennales

May 29, 2019

Prologue As an art lawyer, I am interested in the intersection between art, law and politics — particularly in reference to the body politic. As a founding board member of Performa, Roselee Goldberg’s New York-based visual performance art biennale and for years involved in representing artists who work in the public sphere on percent or corporate commissions, my interests are particularly in art which challenges…

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Get to Know Our Members: Self-taught astro-photographer Jon Carmichael

May 29, 2019

This month, our featured member is a speaker and a licenced sport pilot. Oh and we should also mention that he is a self-taught photographer whose career started at age 20. He quickly became one of the youngest high-profile photographers in the world and has worked with President Barack Obama, Lady Gaga, the Dalai Lama and others. Let’s see what else we can find out…

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