From Dürer to Hirst, which artists do artists collect? - FT.com
Think of the serious art collectors in the 21st century, and bankers, investors and commodities billionaires come to mind. But among the ranks of the newly minted magnates are also the artists themselves whose superstar status has made them some of
Handle with Care: 5 Reasons to Hire an Art Transport & Installation Company
Whether you’re moving your art collection across town to your new home, wrapping up a treasure to be sent as a gift, or simply hanging your latest acquisition, the logistics of packing, shipping and installation require the expertise of art professionals. Art—unlike clothes, boxes of books and general furniture—presents special challenges that are outside the sphere of ordinary movers and do-it-yourself-ers. We explore five important reasons to hire specialized art transport and art installation companies. “Art was not meant to travel.” Jonathan Schwartz, President/CEO, Atelier4 Reason 1: Protective Packing for Transport Works of art are often fragile and should not be wrapped in paper and shipped in boxes along with grandma’s china and your high school yearbook. Professionals have specific strategies for protecting art in transit, including: travel frames and collars, archival boxes and non-abrasive packing materials. Daria Pletneva, Creative Director, NY Art Installation, Inc. says that collectors ...
Art Collecting: Young Money, Old Masters
Years ago, Ben Ensminger-Law was wandering round New York’s galleries one Saturday when he stopped inside Luhring Augustine to admire a set of photographs by Gregory Crewdson. The pictures — each named “Untitled” with a parenthetical description
Art Market Cooling, But Online Sales Booming
The art market is changing, and social media has become the primary way consumers discover art, according to a study commissioned by Invaluable. The survey found that nearly a quarter (22.7%) of art buyers find new works of art via social media, which edged out museums (20%) and galleries (15.9%) as buyers’ primary source of discovery. Millennials are leading this change, with 44.3% of young millennials (ages 18–24) and 33.8% of older millennials (ages 25–34) saying they discover art on social media. Millennials are also increasingly buying art online, viewing the purchasing of art as both a long-term investment and a unique experience.
How Art Collectors Can Stay Out Of Tax Trouble In New York
After collecting $7.2 Million in two prominent cases, NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will continue his campaign against missuse of Certificates to Purchase Art. Tips on How You Can Avoid Making the Same Mistakes
The Four Stages of Collecting - Part I: Before You Buy
Free Live Webinar 22nd March, 2016 07:00 PM EST Speaker: Megan Fox Kelly Host: Association of Professional Art Advisors, Bidsquare This first session in our four-part series will discuss the best way to embark on your journey as a collector. We will discuss how to create a meaningful collection based on your personal needs, interests and resources.
How to Collect With Etiquette
As the prosperous, the celebrities and art world professionals alike gathered to Miami for its art-event packed week, people splurged and we noticed. To be a collector in this competitive art world environment, especially at art fairs such as this one in Art Basel Miami Beach - or any of its satellite events - requires one to be ruthless in hunting for art pieces.