The artwork was revealed to have been purchased by the Abu Dhabi culture ministry for display at the Louvre Abu Dhabi. A good eye is an advantage, but sufficient knowledge and preparation are essential. And if you know where to look, you might just find the piece that will be treasured for years, or even generations, to come. There are primary dealers such as galleries which sometimes also resell art , art fairs, and even the artists themselves, if the art market is not quite developed in a particular country. There are secondary dealers who resell pieces, such as auction houses and shops who specialize in genres or movements. As a result, in-demand names and their art tend to have waiting lists, with priority frequently given to bigger collectors or institutions.
Collecting Contemporary Art 101: The Whys, Hows, and Whats for Buying Art
Collecting Contemporary Art The Whys, Hows, and Whats for Buying Art
Have you ever If you are at home or in your office take a quick look around. Chances are that you have some sort of art hanging on your walls. You or. Have you ever considered collecting art for investment purposes?
Art Collecting: For Profit and Pleasure
Would you know how to locate, evaluate and assess quality art if we didn't have art galleries committed to culling the best work by talented artists from around the art world and presenting it to us-- the public-- show after show, month after month, year after year? Unless you're an experienced art world professional or seasoned collector, probably not. In spite of the invaluable services galleries provide, they are constantly and continually challenged just to survive in business, especially in the online age. So with this in mind, here's Part II of how art buyers can effectively navigate, understand, do business with, avoid critical mistakes, and maximize the overall benefits of their art gallery experiences.
Photo by Iris Gonzalez. I attended the first two sessions, but the last is scheduled for March 10 at 6 p. Kate Sheerin , independent curator and collector will moderate the panel. Art trends and schools, different art media, artistic themes and what to consider when purchasing a work of art will be covered, as well as what is most important when deciding to acquire artwork.