Speaker(s): James Cavello, Karen Boyer, Roxanna Zarnegar, Barry T. Malin

An Insider’s Guide to New Ways of Collecting Art


Hear from a diverse panel of leading experts on new ways to build a collection, with a focus on how to leverage the Internet to find the works you love.

Participants will learn:

  • How to find works by your favorite artists as soon as they are offered at auction or by a gallery, around the world
  • How to buy online with confidence that you are paying a fair price
  • How to compliment web-based resources with personalized guidance and insights.


James Cavello

James Cavello is President and co-owner of Westwood Gallery since 1995. He is an award winning Curator, film producer and respected art expert and advisor. He began his art career in the late 1980’s serving as President of the Park Slope Artists Council, a non-profit organization with over 300 artists. He organized exhibitions in alternative spaces, both national and international....

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Karen Boyer

Karen Boyer is a former hedge-fund executive who studied art history at the Sorbonne and later turned her love of New York’s galleries and emerging art scene into a successful art advisory business, Elements in Play. Working with both beginning and experienced collectors, Karen facilitates the development and refinement of her clients’ styles and tastes through her expertise in the art...

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Roxanna Zarnegar

Roxanna’s focus is on Fine Art + Tech: Rapid Growth and Development Leadership, ArtTech Advisor, Design Thinking + Innovation Strategist, Public Speaker on the future of the Art World Ecosystem.
In January 2014, Roxanna joined artnet with a wealth of experience and a proven track record, both within the art world and with Fortune 500 clients. Before helping...

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Barry T. Malin

Educated at Harvard, Williams and the University of California, Dr. Barry T. Malin is a physician specializing in major reconstructive surgery for patients with head and neck cancer.  Dr. Malin is also an avid collector of contemporary art with special interests in emerging artists and contemporary African art.  He is the founder of Burning in Water – Contemporary Art Trust, which...

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