Speaker(s): Karen Boyer, Anne Huntington, Leon Benrimon

The Art of Collecting Art


Building an art collection can be confusing and intimidating. Our experts will share strategies for emerging and experienced buyers.

It’s easy to fall in love with numerous pieces across a variety of eras, mediums, subjects and price points. Our experts will share strategies for emerging and experienced buyers.


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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Anne Huntington

Anne Huntington is a collector based between Quogue, NYC and Saddle River, NJ. Anne is an art consultant for the Coalition for the Homeless’s ARTWALKNY benefit, the director of strategic partnerships for Huntington Learning Corporation and a curator of contemporary art shows. Anne began her career at David Zwirner, the Whitney Museum and Phillips (formerly Phillips de Pury & Company)....

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Leon Benrimon

Leon Benrimon, Heritage Auctions’ Director of Modern and Contemporary Art for its New York office, has spent his entire life in the art business, with parents who both own art galleries, and three siblings, all of whom also currently work in the art world. Prior to joining Heritage, Benrimon owned Benrimon Contemporary in New York, where he sold blue chip artworks on the secondary market in...

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