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How to Collect Perishable Art

February 20, 2020

There’s a new trend of food as art, ever since a banana taped to a wall with duct tape sold at Art Basel Miami for $120,000. The artwork was by Maurizio Cattelan and it was titled “Comedian.” The billionaire Miami couple that bought it stated that they thought Comedian might become significant in art history. Sure enough, it started a movement. A month later, the…

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5 Questions with Pablo del Val, Artistic Director of Art Dubai (Interview)

February 17, 2020

For the last 5 years, Pablo del Val has been leading Art Dubai’s artistic direction, and works to develop and bolster relationships with galleries, artists and curators around the globe. His directorship at Art Dubai further cements the fair’s commitment to cultivating a culture of discovery, education and thought leadership. Find out why Art Dubai is major catalyst in the activation of art and culture…

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5 Questions with South African film director and artist, Ralph Ziman

February 3, 2020

Today we chat with Ralph Ziman, the mastermind behind The Casspir Project, an unprecedented and multifaceted undertaking comprised of installation, photography, oral history, and documentary. We had the absolute pleasure of seeing the restored Casspir vehicle firsthand at Pulse Art Fair 2019 in Miami. Its surface is fully covered in elaborate, brightly colored panels of glass beadwork, arranged in traditional patterns. At first glance, it…

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Art Collecting: The Thrill of the Hunt

January 20, 2020

The art world has a reputation as being closed and dynamic so it’s no wonder starting an art collection can be intimidating. If you don’t come from a family of art collectors and have no prior experience collecting art, where do you start? The thrill of the hunt drives most collectors to buy art and there is no shortage of it. From different art movements…

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5 Questions with Crispian Riley-Smith, Co-Founding Director of Masters Drawings New York (MDNY)

January 13, 2020

Today we chat with Crispian Riley-Smith, Co-Founding Director of Masters Drawings New York (MDNY), coming up January 25 – February 1, 2020. Crispian has over three decades of experience in the art market, he has worked for the four main auction houses in London and is the founding director of London Art Week and co-founder of Master Drawings New York. He has worked as an…

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Interview: The Sales Process in Detail with Jacqueline Towers-Perkins

January 3, 2020

Jacqueline Towers-Perkins, Senior Specialist, Head of Sale, Post-War & Contemporary Art at Bonhams and course instructor in our Art Advisory 201 Program, discusses the key points an advisor should consider when helping clients with sales and transactions. What are the key points to consider for an art advisor’s clients before helping them to sell a work of art? The following should definitely be considered: Does…

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So You Want to Be a Serious Art Collector?

November 20, 2019

Well, there are serious art collectors and then there are trend-followers. Where do you fall? There’s also a big difference between building an art collection and buying a piece of art. Creating an art collection takes skills, passion and dedication to develop personal tastes, industry relationships and buyer confidence. Having a good sense of instinct and intuition will help you on your way, but for…

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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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