This is an interview with Russell Bowman, the former director of the Milwaukee Art Museum.
Stacey Williams-Ng: One of your gallery’s specialties is “collection planning and acquisition.” Can you define that for our readers? What does it entail?
Russell Bowman: For clients who have an interest in art, I can help them focus that interest. They may be looking for help finding material in a certain area of art, or help knowing what the values are. Other seasoned collectors may need help knowing that they’re properly dealing with care issues. We also assist people who have an interest in art but not much direction, by helping them find that direction.