Local Locals: Pat Bell, Art Collector

Describing Patricia Bell as a contemporary art collector is like saying Tiger Woods is a golfer.

Ms. Bell’s collection, much of which is displayed in her South Orange home, includes paintings, prints, sculpture, constructions, photographs, ceramics, crafts and art furniture.

Some tasty samples from Patricia Bell’s art collection.

Some tasty samples from Patricia Bell’s art collection.

There are large works that take up an entire wall and tiny works that are scarcely three inches square.

But what’s clear from the moment you walk into her elegant home is that museum-quality art is everywhere, it’s masterfully displayed by an individual who’s passionate and up-to-date about visual arts and who, by virtue of an extraordinary eye for art, is an artist in her own right.

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SOURCE: The New York Times.The Local. Maplewood.Millburn.South Orange
July 24, 2009. By Larry Dell

http://maplewood.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/07/24/local-locals-pat-bell-art-collector/

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About Art Collecting and Investment

Providing news about art collectors, collections and investments. Including the how to's, the why's and the where's of art collecting. Wanda Pepin, Christina Madden and Elaine Frenett are all professional artists who keep up on the world of art, while creating amazing works of art themselves.
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