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Interview: Legal Aspects of Art Transactions and Risk Factors in Art

November 5, 2018

Mary Buschman, President of ARIS Title Insurance Corporation and course instructor of our Art Wealth Management Program explains what title risk in art transactions mean, the four categories of risk and how art title insurance works. Can you explain what title risk in art transactions means and why it is so much more complex than for example, in real estate? The art market title risk…

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Interview: Understanding Pricing and Appraisals in Art

October 4, 2018

Heidi Lee-Komaromi, Art Advisor and Appraiser at HLK Art Group and course instructor of Art Wealth Management, explains how art appraising and advising overlap, the difference between art appraisals and auction estimates and the importance of USPAP compliant appraisals. What lead you to become a certified art appraiser as well as an art advisor? Do the two areas of expertise overlap? Whenever I help a…

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Interview: Understanding the Art Market

August 24, 2018

Jacqueline Towers-Perkins, Specialist, Post-War & Contemporary Art at BONHAMS and course instructor for Art Wealth Management explains the idiosyncrasies of this fragmented market, how to go about collecting art and her excitement for contemporary works. Tell us how you came to be an art expert and why you love the contemporary art market. I have always been drawn to Contemporary Art because it is so…

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Drawings in Transition: Hubert Phipps at the Center for Creative Education in West Palm Beach

March 29, 2018

One of the most talked about exhibitions in Palm Beach County this season was “Drawings for Sculpture,” produced by artist Hubert Phipps for the Gallery of the Center for Creative Education set in the historic neighborhood district of Northwood in West Palm Beach. If you were not prepared fully in advance, you likely would be pleasantly surprised upon entering the main gallery to be confronted…

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5 Questions On Collecting Photography

March 18, 2018

Photography can be seen at any contemporary art fair these days. And it’s unlikely you’ll visit a well-regarded contemporary gallery that doesn’t include at least one photographer among their roster. Photography is also increasingly present at auctions as an important investment. Yet collecting photography remains daunting for many. So we asked photography expert, Stephen Bulger about his tips for new collectors on navigating the market…

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The Art Lawyer’s Diary: February 2, 2018 – A Call to Action and an Opening

February 7, 2018

January 24, 2018 was an intense, immersive and inspiring day: an existential linking of 13TH by Ava DuVernay, best known for her 2014 Best Picture nominated Martin Luther King drama Selma, at the New York State Bar Association Annual Meeting, and the opening of Derrick Adams’ Sanctuary at the Museum of Arts and Design. The State Bar Meeting is a good source for mandatory CLE…

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The Art Lawyer’s Diary: Prospect 4 – The Lotus in Light of the Swamp

November 28, 2017

Art lawyer, Barbara Hoffman had the opportunity to attend the VIP/press opening for Prospect 4, New Orleans’ citywide international contemporary art exhibit founded by Dan Cameron, former senior curator of the New Museum, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. In producing works in response to the current cultural, socioeconomic and environmental landscape, Prospect 4’s artists represent a form of symbiosis: they have grown…

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5 Questions on Art in a Digital Era

October 26, 2017

New digital technology and an influx of online art businesses are changing the way we research artists and art professionals, build and manage our collections and even crack the most advanced art forgers. Hear from Jessica Paindiris, CEO and a Founder of The Clarion List, as she discusses the rise of the online art market and the affect it is having on the global art…

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The Art Lawyer’s Diary: Out of Africa – Reflections on the Opening of Cape Town’s Zeitz MOCAA, the Joburg Art Scene and the Power of Ought

October 13, 2017

On Friday, September 22, the first public institution dedicated to contemporary art and the art of the diaspora in Africa, Cape Town’s Zeitz MOCAA, opened to a sold out weekend of more than 50,000 visitors, with 5,000 visitors per day since. Zeitz (not Zulu, Xhosa or even Afrikaans, but the name of its German founder) MOCAA’s aim is to represent and give voice to contemporary…

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Creative Technology Can Be Disruptive. Just Like Many of the Women Working with It

October 2, 2017

Galleries and art fairs are showing a growing array of digital work. This new creative technology can include installation, video, interactive, virtual reality, and forms that are yet to be invented. When speaking to a gallery owner at a recent art fair, it was explained that many children have become so accustomed to touching the interactive art that when they come upon a regular painting…

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