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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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5 Questions with the Director of Moniker Art Fair

April 25, 2019

Today we chat with Tina Ziegler, Director of Moniker Art Fair, who has been at the progressive forefront of the urban and new contemporary art scene since 2010. Having curated well over 100 exhibitions across countless countries, and in doing so introducing collectors and art lovers to thousands of artists, she acts as a leading authority within the scenes, heading Moniker as a hub for new…

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Get to Know Our Members: Art Advisor and Portfolio Manager Marc Sancho

April 19, 2019

This month, our featured member is both an Art Advisor and Portfolio Manager from Barcelona based in London. Please meet Marc Sancho, whose life changed when a few months before enrolling in the army, a rugby injury led him to discovering Art and Philosophy. Since then, love – in all forms – has driven his career towards helping people manage their art collections. Marc expands…

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Installation, “Jill Krutick: Lyrical Abstraction,” solo exhibition at the Coral Springs Museum of Art, Coral Springs, Florida. Through May 18, 2019. Credit: Sargent Photography.

Swirling, Twirling, Poetic & Rhythmic Abstraction: The Paintings of Jill Krutick at the Coral Springs Museum of Art

April 18, 2019

One of the most valuable aspects of a curated museum exhibition is the accurate and logical perspective a visitor can gain from observing both the artwork on display and its comparison to similar categories and painterly styles in art. In fact, from an educational point of view, the old saying “the more you look the more you learn” certainly remains appropriate, particularly in the world…

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Interview: Art Finance Solutions in Wealth Management and Estate Planning

April 15, 2019

Drew Watson, Vice President, Art Services Specialist at U.S. Trust, Bank of America and course instructor of our Art Wealth Management Program shares the experience he gained from Christie’s, how collectors are making art part of their broader wealth strategy and how art loans can generate liquidity. Tell us how your professional life first intersected at art and finance? My first experience working at the intersection of…

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