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5 Questions with Art Lending Expert Shelley Berube

February 16, 2021

We had the pleasure of sitting down with Shelley Berube, Executive Vice President at Luxury Asset Capital. She is responsible for leading all day-to-day operations at the New York City office including sales, building client relations, maximizing the company’s operating performance and helping to achieve the company’s financial goals. Wow! Sounds busy! Thankfully she took time to answer some questions we had about art lending. So, just how…

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How Looking at Art Affects Your Mental Health

February 4, 2021

We all know that we love art. Maybe it’s because of the beautiful colors, the captivating imagery, the mastery of the brushwork, or some intangible connection it has to a memory. There’s no question: art has real, meaningful value in people’s lives. But did you know art is scientifically proven to improve your mental health and well being? That might seem bold to say, but…

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Expert Answers to Common Questions from Art Collectors

January 14, 2021

From buying art to bequeathing it, here are 6 frequently asked questions about art collections, answered by experts. Collecting art is a journey. It goes beyond just the purchase of the artwork. Art collecting seems like a straightforward journey. But once you start, you’ll realize it’s filled with unexpected twists and turns. You’ll feel like Odysseus—facing a long, wandering odyssey of challenges. To help you navigate the…

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5 Questions with Ana Acha, Founder Of Aworanka, a Platform for Lovers and Collectors of African Art

January 13, 2021

Today, we chat with Ana Collazo, an art lover who studied fine arts before moving to Africa where she acted as a liaison for international investors in Senegal, Cameroon, Tanzania, Mozambique, Zambia, and Nigeria. After living in various countries for six years, she settled in Nigeria where she launched Aworanka, which was born to revolutionize the world of art in Africa. She explains how… So,…

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How to Research Artists

January 4, 2021

No matter how, where, or for what reason you buy art, you should research the artist. This single activity sets apart the art collector from the crowd, allowing them to buy confidently, knowing that they are paying fair prices and getting high quality work. Research also brings new levels of understanding and appreciation to your collection. Knowing the story and context behind your pieces is…

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From Emerging to Established: A Resource to Help Collectors Navigate the Art Market

December 10, 2020

“The art market is known for its complexity and lack of transparency, and for those just getting into the market, it can be quite intimidating.” Julia Wehkamp, co-founder of One Art Nation (1AN). The art market is complicated, but access to educational resources does not have to be. One Art Nation (1AN) was founded to demystify the process of buying and selling artworks. Recently 1AN…

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Buying Art at Auction

November 5, 2020

Stories of art auctions have become routine accounts of wealth. Every few months, an auction breaks some record with a painting going for tens of millions of dollars. These headlines give the impression that art auctions are only for the super rich. But that impression is wrong. Art auctions can actually be a great way to buy art. Well ran auctions provide a plethora of…

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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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