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The care and conservation of a collection: consult The Clarion List for expert help


BUYING YOUR FIRST WORK OF ART IS A MEMORABLE EXPERIENCE! BE IT A LITHOGRAPH BY AN ARTIST WHOSE WORK YOU HAVE ALWAYS APPRECIATED IN ITS ORIGINAL FORM IN A MUSEUM COLLECTION, A CONTEMPORARY ASSEMBLAGE BY AN EMERGING ARTIST FROM A LOCAL ART FAIR OR A RECORD-BREAKING SECONDARY MARKET PAINTING FROM AN EVENING AUCTION, THE SELECTION PROCESS AND ULTIMATE CHOICE, SOMETIMES NERVE-WRACKING, IS ONLY THE FIRST OF MANY DECISIONS THAT THE COLLECTOR MUST MAKE AS CUSTODIAN OF A WORK OF ART. 996 more words

Fresh Finds of the 80s: G.I. Joe

Got to get tough, yo Joe!

Every generation had a toy that defined their youth. Mine was undoubtedly dominated by the world of G.I.Joes. In fact, I was the “G.I. 672 more words

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The Affordable Art Fair 2016

On the 9th-12th of September, Brunel’s Old Station in Bristol housed 50 UK art galleries for the annual Affordable Art Fair. Each gallery showcased a range of diverse contemporary art work, all priced between £50-£5,000. 799 more words

Art Style

An Interview with Scott Higginson of Foursquare Art

We’re happy to hear from Scott Higginson, art lover, art collector, and art dealer. Scott and his wife, Cindy, are the parents of four children, six grandchildren and live in Mesa, Arizona. 2,702 more words

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Celebrity Suckers: When David Bowie Exposed The Art Establishment

Over the weekend, the New York Times ran a story that actor Alec Baldwin claims to have been ripped off by an art dealer who sold him a painting that was not exactly the one he had asked her to obtain for him. 578 more words

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Art events for the socially curious

One of the last month’s adventures was a trip to the Golden Age cinema in Surry Hills as part of Contemporaries: Art events for the socially curious. 771 more words

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Kali's Golden Turtleneck Dream

While in Kolkata years ago I had a dream of Kali after visiting the Kalighat Kali Temple, one of the few temples that really affected me upon spending an day doing pujas and speaking with the temple priests.   233 more words

Napoleon Brousseau