Five Tips to Protect Art in Transit

Before buying that next Picasso, plan ahead to ensure that it will be properly packed, shipped, and insured. As the attention of the art world moves from the New York-based auctions in November to Art Basel Miami Beach in December, … Continue reading

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Making the Most of Your First Art Fair

Part 2 in a series on attending art fairs. (View Part 1) Art fairs can be a great way for new collectors to learn more about art in a relaxed and fun environment. Once you’ve decided which art fair to … Continue reading

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New to Collecting Art? Finding the Right Art Fair

Part 1 in a series on attending art fairs. (View Part 2) If you love collecting art but are still navigating the learning curve, art fairs can be a great way to have fun and educate yourself. You can explore … Continue reading

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What the Next Generation of Art Collectors Should Know about Risk

How do you safeguard a self portrait made of frozen blood? Protect a canvas covered in bubblegum? Buy a six-figure work online? Today’s art collectors face challenges the previous generation probably never dreamed of. Contemporary and emerging art often feature … Continue reading

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Five People to Know When Building an Art Collection

The recent multimillion-dollar forgery settlement against the storied Knoedler & Co. gallery dramatically showcased the high stakes of art collecting, even in the most sophisticated of circles. Unfortunately, fakes and forgeries represent just one of many risks in the art … Continue reading

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Trends in Decorative Arts

Trends are fickle things, rising and falling like ocean waves. Today, in the world of decorative arts, the Asian art market continues to exert its influence. High-value Chinese and Japanese porcelain, contemporary furniture, ceramics, and clothing collections of Asian heritage … Continue reading

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Unique Auction Items

With demand (and prices) rising for jewelry and contemporary art, Kathleen Doyle, chairman and CEO of Doyle New York, provides an overview of today’s auction trends.

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Happy Birthday Rembrandt!

Happy Birthday Rembrandt!

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Installing Outdoor Sculpture

Art can liven up or personalize any setting, but outdoor sculpture needs to be protected from risks as benign as a misdirected sprinkler or as severe as a major hurricane. And before installing outdoor sculpture on their property, homeowners and collectors need to identify and mitigate a variety of potential hazards. Continue reading

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Art Affairs to Remember

May 2015 has been a record breaking month for the art world as buyers continue to chase masterworks by blue chip artists. Picasso’s “Women of Algiers (Version O)” set a record at auction when it sold for over $179M; the … Continue reading

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