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5 Questions with Christine Bourron, Pi-eX CEO (CB)

May 28, 2020

If you don’t know of Pi-eX by now, you certainly should. Why? Well, Pi‐eX Ltd is a London based, FCA regulated, financial broker dealer, focusing on Fine Art market research and Fine Art‐based financial instruments. Christine Bourron, the Founder and CEO of Pi‐eX, took time to explain the company’s mission and discuss the current status of the art market among the corona virus pandemic. She…

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How to Store Your Artwork Like an Expert

May 5, 2020

While most artists would want their pieces to end up taking a share of that $64 billion art market, the reality is that they may end up selling only a few paintings — with the majority of their work having to go into storage for a few weeks, months or even years. Some pieces may not be good enough to capture the eyes of art…

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Get to Know Our Members: Consultant, Collector, Creative Director, Jessica Phillips

May 5, 2020

This month, our featured member is a Generalist. In other words, she knows a wide variety of cultures and art, with a major interest in Oceanic and African art. Jessica works with collectors on displaying their formed collections and consults on collection management, whether it be acquiring or deaccessioning privately, by auction, or donation. She has also accessed and handled the most unique and obscure…

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How to Encourage Your Child to Love Drawing

April 27, 2020

Home with Your Kids? Here’s Why They Should Engage in The Arts At Least Once A Day! Creating art at any level is a powerful way to boost mental health – according to a study by researchers at Drexel University. Whether your child is a mini Da Vinci or they love drawing their favorite cartoon characters, art can make a big difference to their lives,…

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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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