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Jerry Hall Selling Her Art Investment

From:  The Belfast Telegraph A collection of artwork owned by supermodel Jerry Hall fetched more than £2.4 million at auction in London, Sotheby’s said. The 14 works, by artists including Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst and Frank Auerbach, reflect Hall’s career … Continue reading

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The Controversy that is Christo and Jeannne Claude

I recently came across a controversial article about art fighting nature in Colorado. The essence of the article is about 2 artists, Christo and Jeanne Claude, who are in the process of getting approval to do an art installation on … Continue reading

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Fair Pricing of Art

How to determine if the asking price of a piece of art is fair: Sometimes art is overpriced. An artist or dealer may tell you that every piece of art is unique and that the price of the piece you’re looking … Continue reading

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Buying Art Wisely or Research, Research, Research

Anyone can buy and collect art. . . . Anyone! You don’t need an intense knowledge of art, art history, or art styles. Having a love and appreciation of fine art, a desire to collect, and a willingness to do … Continue reading

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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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