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Art Collecting

Art Collecting 101 for Grown-Up Apartments

Chrissy Crawford | Posted 08.20.2012 | Women
Chrissy Crawford

Many art lovers reach a moment when their artistic taste has become too sophisticated for posters but original fine art is still financially out of reach.

Celebrity Artist --Richard Grieco

Reyne Haines | Posted 08.18.2012 | Arts
Reyne Haines


Basquiat Expected To Set New Record

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

In the last month we have seen Edvard Munch go for $120 million, Mark Rothko sell at $87 million and Roy Lichtenstein auction off at $44.9 million. No...

Art and Money

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 07.28.2012 | Arts
Sugar Rautbord

The numbers are in. The prices of blue-chip art are bigger than they have ever been at a time when whole countries have contemplated fiscal bankruptcy and currency devaluation. Fine art is a art is a global currency less volatile than the euro, dollar or drachma... or Facebook stock.

This Painting Sold For How Much?!

Posted 02.16.2012 | Arts

Value and currency flow differently amongst the art world elite, but Gerhard Richter's recent desirability has skyrocketed to insane new heights. On F...

The One-Percenter Art World

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 03.26.2012 | Arts
Brian D. Cohen

The analogy occurred to me: the Art World is to Art as Wall Street is to Democracy; the former no longer a vital contributor to the latter.

Megacollector Roman Abramovich's Lawsuit

ARTINFO | Posted 01.15.2012 | Arts

Two of the world's richest men are facing off in court, and the fireworks might offer a window into the lives of the super-wealthy who dominate the ar...

China's Cultural Revolution Brings Surge in Art Collecting | ROBIN POGREBIN | Posted 11.07.2011 | Arts

As auction houses prepare for their fall sales, Chinese collectors are expected to be a major boost for the market, raising their paddles for big-tick...

Judge Hears Arguments Over Barnes Foundation Move

AP | JOANN LOVIGLIO | Posted 10.01.2011 | Arts

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — The Barnes Foundation's new home is well under construction in Philadelphia but a long and bitter fight continues over whether...

Delaunay, Camnitzer and Cone: Art, Transformations and Identity on an Upper Fifth Avenue Museum Stroll

Monroe Price | Posted 07.20.2011 | Arts
Monroe Price

Have these disparate institutions of upper 5th Avenue unconsciously created a kind of ode to the immigrant experience, drawn from three different eras, three geographical settings, three different roles and histories?

Behind the Scenes With Art Collector Candace Jordan

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

I usually interview artists on Fear No ART Chicago. However, art collectors, in addition to artists, make it possible for the arts to thrive.

Art Exchange Allows Patrons To Buy Shares In Major Artworks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Even though the feeling in the art market right now is one of renewed hope and increased sale prices, the thought of purchasing a significant piece of...

Art Basel Miami Watch: An Interview With the Owner of Miami's Art Hotel

Monique Stringfellow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Monique Stringfellow

Art Basel Miami 2010 kicks off December 2nd. We sat down with Cricket Taplin, a veteran art collector and the owner of Miami's Art Hotel to get the inside track on America's most important art fair.

YOUNG PEOPLE IN ART: Yvon Lambert Gives Carte Blanche To A Young Collector | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

PARIS-- With its new exhibition, "Wish List of a Young Collector," the Yvon Lambert Gallery is striking out in a new direction: instead of working wit...

Giacometti or Jail

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

When I owned a gallery, I had to contend with the shenanigans of a few of my patrons who were trying to avoid paying sales tax.

Potential Bargain of a Lifetime!

Reyne Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Reyne Haines

We've seen the treasures found on PBS' Antiques Roadshow week after week and wonder, "Is it really possible to find valuable items at garage sales and resale shops?"

Fresh Art Breadth

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

Chicago artists are making a difference. There are more artists taking initiative than I've seen in some time. More artist-run, alternative spaces are emerging.

Collectors Unique Art to Bring $20 million +

Reyne Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Reyne Haines

Charles Martignette loved illustration art. So much that his collection included not just a few pieces, but thousands.

Why Risk Losing Your (Art) Collection?

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

If someone were to offer you what seemed like too much money for a piece you are willing to sell, would you know if you were making a killing or getting screwed?

Your Art, Antiques and Collectibles After the Financial Fall

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

Why be a taxpayer when you can be a philanthropist?

Art is a Versatile Tool; Use Your Collection to Your Advantage

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

A solid art collection is an amazing asset whose worth is invariably overlooked. Most collectors aren't honoring their collection, using it or enabling it to take care of them.

The Passion of an Exemplary Art Collector

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

The best collection of Chicago art resides out of town. That's a shame for us and a shame for our institutions.