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

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

Apr 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 […]
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Interview: Art Finance Solutions in Wealth Management and Estate Planning

Apr 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 […]
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Get to Know Our Members: Collector and Artist Dr. Enrique Chiu

Apr 1, 2019

This month, our featured member is well versed on both sides, as an artist AND a collector! Please meet Enrique Chiu who lives between San Diego and Tijuana. As an artist, his work has been exhibited in galleries and museums across Mexico, Europe, the Middle East and North and South America. He is the creator […]
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Get to Know Our Members: Collector Daniel Rechtshaffen

Mar 4, 2019

With so many inspirational members, 1AN has decided to feature one per month to share their thoughts on and experiences with art. One common thread we’ve found so far… every one of them loves art! That’s why we all get along! We start this feature off with Toronto-based criminal lawyer and art collector, Daniel Rechtshaffen, […]
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Interview: Legal Aspects of Art Transactions and Risk Factors in Art – Part 3

Jan 28, 2019

Steven Schindler of Schindler Cohen & Hochman LLP and course instructor of our Art Wealth Management Program discusses which laws protect art collectors and investors, what to do if you acquire a fake and three must have protections in a buy sell agreement. How did you get into art law? Although I have always had an […]
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Interview: Legal Aspects of Art Transactions and Risk Factors in Art – Part 2

Nov 29, 2018

Katherine Wilson-Milne of Schindler Cohen & Hochman LLP and course instructor of our Art Wealth Management Program discusses which laws protect art collectors and investors, what to do if you acquire a fake and three must have items in a buy sell agreement. Which laws protect art collectors and art investors? The Uniform Commercial Code, which regulates […]
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Art Wealth Management Course Comes with CE Credits from CFP Board

Nov 21, 2018

The program is an introduction to the art market from an investment perspective The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards will provide three hours of continuing education credit that counts toward CFP certification for a new online art wealth management course. The program, created by New York-based Tang Art Advisory and online art community One Art Nation, is an […]
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Interview: Legal Aspects of Art Transactions and Risk Factors in Art

Nov 5, 2018

Mary Buschman, President of ARIS Title Insurance Corporation and course instructor of our Art Wealth Management Program explains what title risk in art transactions mean, the four categories of risk and how art title insurance works. Can you explain what title risk in art transactions means and why it is so much more complex than […]
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Interview: Understanding the Art Market

Aug 24, 2018

Jacqueline Towers-Perkins, Specialist, Post-War & Contemporary Art at BONHAMS and course instructor for Art Wealth Management explains the idiosyncrasies of this fragmented market, how to go about collecting art and her excitement for contemporary works. Tell us how you came to be an art expert and why you love the contemporary art market. I have […]
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Drawings in Transition: Hubert Phipps at the Center for Creative Education in West Palm Beach

Mar 29, 2018

One of the most talked about exhibitions in Palm Beach County this season was “Drawings for Sculpture,” produced by artist Hubert Phipps for the Gallery of the Center for Creative Education set in the historic neighborhood district of Northwood in West Palm Beach. If you were not prepared fully in advance, you likely would be […]
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5 Questions On Collecting Photography

Mar 18, 2018

Photography can be seen at any contemporary art fair these days. And it’s unlikely you’ll visit a well-regarded contemporary gallery that doesn’t include at least one photographer among their roster. Photography is also increasingly present at auctions as an important investment. Yet collecting photography remains daunting for many. So we asked photography expert, Stephen Bulger […]
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The Art Lawyer's Diary: February 2, 2018 - A Call to Action and an Opening

Feb 7, 2018

January 24, 2018 was an intense, immersive and inspiring day: an existential linking of 13TH by Ava DuVernay, best known for her 2014 Best Picture nominated Martin Luther King drama Selma, at the New York State Bar Association Annual Meeting, and the opening of Derrick Adams’ Sanctuary at the Museum of Arts and Design. The […]
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The Art Lawyer's Diary: Prospect 4 - The Lotus in Light of the Swamp

Nov 28, 2017

Art lawyer, Barbara Hoffman had the opportunity to attend the VIP/press opening for Prospect 4, New Orleans’ citywide international contemporary art exhibit founded by Dan Cameron, former senior curator of the New Museum, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. In producing works in response to the current cultural, socioeconomic and environmental landscape, Prospect […]
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5 Questions on Art in a Digital Era

Oct 26, 2017

New digital technology and an influx of online art businesses are changing the way we research artists and art professionals, build and manage our collections and even crack the most advanced art forgers. Hear from Jessica Paindiris, CEO and a Founder of The Clarion List, as she discusses the rise of the online art market […]
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The Art Lawyer's Diary: Out of Africa - Reflections on the Opening of Cape Town's Zeitz MOCAA, the Joburg Art Scene and the Power of Ought

Oct 13, 2017

On Friday, September 22, the first public institution dedicated to contemporary art and the art of the diaspora in Africa, Cape Town’s Zeitz MOCAA, opened to a sold out weekend of more than 50,000 visitors, with 5,000 visitors per day since. Zeitz (not Zulu, Xhosa or even Afrikaans, but the name of its German founder) […]
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Creative Technology Can Be Disruptive. Just Like Many of the Women Working with It

Oct 2, 2017

Galleries and art fairs are showing a growing array of digital work. This new creative technology can include installation, video, interactive, virtual reality, and forms that are yet to be invented. When speaking to a gallery owner at a recent art fair, it was explained that many children have become so accustomed to touching the […]
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Best Practices in Art Advisory - The 101 Program for Art Advisors

Sep 13, 2017

Collecting art is exciting, intellectually stimulating and emotionally rewarding. And if you know what you’re doing, it could also be worth your while financially. So how do you get to know the art world and make sure you buy quality art at a reasonable price? Well, unless you are willing to spend years acquiring the […]
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5 Questions on Becoming an Art Advisor

Sep 8, 2017

This may come as a surprise but the opacity of the art market is not just confusing for art collectors, it’s also confusing for emerging art advisors. Annelien Bruins, CEO and Senior Art Advisor of Tang Art Advisory, shares her expertise on how to become an art advisor and the role they play. What does […]
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Where Did Pop Art Come From?

Sep 1, 2017

Pop Art is an impactful art movement in Britain and the US that emerged in the mid-50s and flourished in the 60s. The term “Pop Art” was coined in 1955 by Lawrence Alloway, a British curator and critic. Pop Art was the art of popular or “material” culture and was a revolt against the status quo and the […]
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Ai Weiwei to Receive the 2017 Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship in Toronto

Aug 25, 2017

6 Degrees has announced that Ai Weiwei will be coming to Toronto to receive the 2017 Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship. The great Chinese artist and activist will accept the award on Wednesday, September 27, at Koerner Hall, TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning in Toronto. Among the most renowned and revered of living […]
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Art Changes with the Times. Apparently so do Collectors.

Aug 18, 2017

The aesthetic value of art is almost impossible to quantify and the emotions that it elicits can be priceless. But what about the actual cost. This is where art finance is helpful. It’s the component of the art market that enables us to know the monetary store of value in a piece of work. This […]
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The Art Lawyer's Diary by Barbara Hoffman: Grand Tour - Documenta 14, Skulptur Projekte 2017, Mondrian

Aug 8, 2017

With a scheduled business trip to Amersfoort, Netherlands (yes, I am still practicing art and cultural heritage law), I took the opportunity to travel six days earlier to continue what the art world has called “The Grand Tour”: from Venice, to Kassel (“Documenta”) and Münster (“Skulptur Projekte”). Whilst the “Grand Tour” included Basel, my self-guided […]
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