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Art Collecting Today: Market Insights for Everyone Passionate about Art

Art Collecting Today: Market Insights for Everyone Passionate about Art (Hardback)

By Woodham, Doug

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The art market is opaque and confusing to even the most experienced collectors. It is a lightly regulated market in which insiders have a substantial advantage over collectors. What are the best ways to evaluate, buy, and sell fine art while avoiding costly mistakes and time-cons...uming roadblocks? What are the behind-the-scenes business practices that cost collectors money? In Art Collecting Today, industry expert Doug Woodham distills his decades of experience into an indispensable guide for collectors and industry professionals to the ins and outs of the fine-art market. Informed by the author s time as president of the Americas for Christie s Auction House, one of the world s leading art businesses, the book illuminates how to navigate the art marketfrom what collectors need to know when they buy art through galleries, auction houses, art fairs, and art advisors to how the art market puts a price on works of art for sale. Lessons from top collectors and industry insiders will teach seasoned and new collectors alike strategies to achieve their collecting goals while avoiding the pitfalls and scoundrels. Detailed chapters include such important topics as: How technology is driving democratizationThe demand for recognizable ( brand name ) artAn increase in demand for work by living artistsThe roles of galleries, auction houses, and art advisorsHow recent trends are impacting the marketWhat factors one should consider when buying a piece of artWhen it s time to start selling artThe impact of taxes on art collectingGrounded in real-life stories from the field, Art Collecting Today is the essential practical guide to navigating today s fine-art market.
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ISBN 9781621535737
Released NZ 25 Apr 2017
Publisher Skyhorse Publishing
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9781621535737
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Skyhorse Publishing
Imprint Allworth Press,U.S.
Released 25 Apr 2017
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Woodham, Doug
Category The Arts: General Issues
Art Styles: C 1960 -
Antiques & Collectables: Pictures, Prints & Maps
Reference Works
Number of Pages 208
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Spine: 20mm
Dewey Code 707.5
Weight 417g
Interest Age 18+ years
Reading Age 18+ years
NBS Text Antiques & Collectables
ONIX Text General/trade