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Buying Art

Guide to Buying Art: 7 Things to Look for When Purchasing a Piece

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 05.24.2015 | Arts
Stephen Tanenbaum

As an artist evolves, they typically start to focus on a specific subject or technique. This creates repetition in their work, and repetition leads to more mature, refined work.

How To Buy Grown-Up Art Without Going Broke (Or Setting Foot In A Gallery)

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 05.19.2014 | HuffPost Home

Like many decisions in life, buying art is easier when you're young. After all, no one is seriously going to judge you for that "Keep Calm And Carry O...

Bull Market: Today's Billionaire Egomaniacs Have Turned the Art World Into a High-Stakes Poker Game -- But the Loss Is Ours

Jay Fielden | Posted 04.21.2014 | Arts
Jay Fielden

What is clear is that against the elegant backdrop of such noblesse oblige is a growing breed of money changers whose idea of cultural enrichment involves buying and selling works of art as if they were trading them on the New York Stock Exchange.

10 Of The Most Expensive Artworks On Amazon

Posted 08.10.2013 | Arts

Amazon, the internet's behemoth middleman, has embarked on what might be its classiest endeavor yet -- a fine arts marketplace. Yes, Amazon is working...

Top Ten Tips for Art Gallery Hopping

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 11.16.2012 | Arts
Elysabeth Alfano

t can be intimidating if this is your first time to an art opening or art fair; but, despite some quirky old misconception that has hung around for way too long, art is not just for the rich or privileged. Art is for everyone. It's practically one of the Ten Commandments.

Shakin' It Up: Artify It Introduces a New Way to Experience Art

Eddie Fernandez | Posted 06.26.2012 | San Francisco
Eddie Fernandez

Artify It's mix of technology and new business models provides a creative new spin for the industry. But is the art world ready for this transformation?

Disruptive Art: Rent A Painting Before You Buy

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 02.28.2012 | Arts

For first time buyers, navigating the art world can often be a daunting and risky endeavor. But now art lovers have a new way to hang original art...

Art: The Good for You Addiction

Jen Bekman | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Jen Bekman

Decisions about buying art are complicated; people are emotional, sensitive and often uptight when it comes to figuring this stuff out, and let's face it, most galleries are not staffed with people who are eager to leap to your assistance.

Art Market Analyst On 'Investment-Quality' Art And The Future | Posted 10.30.2011 | Arts

The past few weeks, the stock market has been reeling as concerns about the U.S. and global economy resurface. In an attempt to discover what this mea...

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...

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.