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A Portrait of Jack Rutberg: Los Angeles Gallerist, Collector, Art World Maverick

Annabel Osberg | Posted 09.15.2015 | Arts
Annabel Osberg

"You have to be careful when you read things. Most of what you read is wrong, anyway," Jack Rutberg responded to a question I had asked regarding a magazine article about him and his gallery. "If you ever read an article about something you know about, you will be staggered at how wrong it can be."

Sometimes, a Painting Only Costs a Case of Wine

Daniel Grant | Posted 08.19.2012 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Works of art can be quite expensive, and few of the wealthy collectors who purchase pieces are likely to have $200,000 or so sitting in the bank on which they can write a check. More often the case is that these collectors must sell stock or other assets, or wait for an inheritance.

Artwork: You Bought It, You (Don't?) Own It!

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

One of the most overlooked financial complications of collecting, or even buying art, is whether or not we actually own the piece we've acquired. Tainted provenance is a real problem in the art world.