Monthly Archives: August 2010

What to Do When You Find Your Art Collection is Worth Less than Retail

Scenario: Purchased two paintings at a small local auction. Artist is still alive, but quite old and not painting anymore. Galleries are selling the same artist’s paintings for between $2000 and $2500. Are these 2 paintings worth as much as … Continue reading

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Definition of Primary and Secondary Art Market

The primary art market refers to when an artwork comes to the market for the first time at a gallery or any other art exhibition. This is the time when the price for the artwork is established for the first … Continue reading

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Art, a Powerful Tool for Good

SOURCE: Richard Schmid Fine Art Auction BELLVUE, Colo., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ — Art lovers everywhere will have a unique opportunity to acquire original art by well-known artists, support a good cause, and spend the day in a picturesque mountain valley at the … Continue reading

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Art Dealers Have the Best Art?

Art Dealer Larry Gagosian Shows Private Stash in Abu Dhabi By Kelly Crow for the Wall Street Journal © Ed Ruscha Robin 1963 Among art collectors, there often exists a gnawing curiosity about the handful of paintings their dealers never … Continue reading

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Arts and Interiors Blog Find

I found the greatest blog by Heather Clawson called Habitually Chic. It showcases wonderful pieces of art in beautiful interior settings. She is a stylish young interior designer living and working in New York City. She states, “I am constantly … Continue reading

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