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Haute Living - Apr 19, 2017
Photo Credit: Tate Archive While away on holiday, I read a full study of the Bloomsbury Group. I always loved the writer Virginia Woolf and I was keen to learn more about painters Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant. The more I read, the more I realized how ...

Collecting art? Easier than you think

Shreveport Times - Mar 29, 2017
If you want to become an art collector but think you don't have the bank account or the refined taste of a J. Paul Getty, April is your lucky month. The Shreveport Regional Arts Council (SRAC) is encouraging patrons and supporters of local artists who ...

Collecting art, writing occupy Cheech Marin these days

The Columbus Dispatch - Apr 8, 2017
LOS ANGELES — Actor/comedian Cheech Marin has dozens of artworks dotting every corner of his Pacific Palisades home. There are canvases by Patssi Valdez in a hallway, an oversized painting of a Madonna by George Yepes in the foyer and, in the ...

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Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim

The story of the pioneering collectors and artists behind the Guggenheim's radical collection
Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim celebrates the late 19th- and early 20th-century masterworks at the core of the institution’s holdings, and the trailblazers―artists and early patrons alike―whose contributions helped define the forward-looking identity of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. Central to Visionaries is the story of museum founder Solomon R. Guggenheim, who with support from his trusted advisor, Hilla Rebay, become a great champion of “nonobjective” art and assembled a radical collection against the backdrop of economic crisis and war in the 1930s and ’40s.
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Sam Maloof, Woodworker

by: Sam Maloof
What if Picasso had been a chair maker and Stravinsky a designer of tables? What would have been the impact of such intense creative talent on twentieth-century furniture? Today there is a man with this quality of profound artistic vision and talent who has devoted his life to making furniture. His name is Sam Maloof, and this book is his life and work told in his own words.

Sam Maloof started making furniture immediately after World War II, when there was very little demand for hand-made objects.
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Visual Arts and the Law: A Handbook for Professionals

by: Judith B. Prowda
This essential handbook offers art professionals and collectors an accessible legal analysis of important principles in art law, as well as a practical guide to legal rights when creating, buying, selling and collecting art in a global market. Although the book is international in scope, there is a particular focus on the US as a major art centre and the site of countless key international court cases. This authoritative but accessible and wide-ranging volume is essential reading for arts advisors, collectors, dealers, auction houses, museums, investors, artists, attorneys and students of art and law.
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Miller's Art Deco: Living with the Art Deco Style

by: Judith Miller

With its streamlined shapes and forward-looking approach, the Art Deco style still looks modern today. In the 1920s and 1930s, designers and craftsmen made innovative use of both natural and man-made materials to produce elegant pieces that broke with tradition and celebrated the future. In this beautifully illustrated guide, antiques expert Judith Miller explores the key makers and pieces of the movement, explaining what to look for as a collector.

The book explores all the key collecting areas, with chapters on furniture, glass, ceramics, sculpture, metalwork, silver and jewellery, prints and posters, rugs and textiles.
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The Art of Art Collecting

Art prices are soaring, driven upward by new buyers joining the search for rare classics or the next master. Last year, Sotheby's and Christie's each reported ...

Paul Mellon on Collecting Art: Part 1

How Paul Mellon began to collect art.