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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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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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