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5 Things You Should Do When Buying Art (and 1 You Should Always Avoid)

October 14, 2020

Like any important purchase, art buying takes special consideration. You wouldn’t buy a car without a test drive, and you wouldn’t buy a house without taking a tour. Even most ice cream shops expect you to try a sample first! Below are tips for buying art. These dos and don’ts will help you know how to make the right purchases and avoid common mistakes that…

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Buying Your First Art Piece: How to Become an Art Collector

September 21, 2020

Collecting art is a thrilling adventure — one filled with beauty, the excitement of a great find, and the triumph of a profitable sale. But breaking in can be difficult. While the art world can seem cold and uninviting, all you need is a little guidance. Below, we’ll outline some key tips to getting started. There is no reason why you can’t become an art…

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5 Questions with Artwork Archive Co-founder Justin Anthony

August 28, 2020

To start, we confess that because we have so much to discuss with Justin, we deviated from our usual 5-question format and added a 6th question here. Oh, and full disclosure: we also snuck in an additional bonus question! That being said, we are thrilled to chat with Justin Anthony, co-founder of Artwork Archive, an innovative art business management software brand based in Denver, CO….

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How Millennials Are Changing the Art World

August 25, 2020

Millennials are doing things their own way. Their passage into adulthood has seen sweeping changes to the way business is done in so many fields, and art is no different. This group is young, the oldest are only now pushing 40. Millennials are people born somewhere between 1980 and 1997 — give or take a few years, definitions vary. This is the first generation considered…

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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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