Monday, January 8, 2018
Jean-Michel Basquiat, Untitled, 1982. Courtesy of Sotheb
Part I- Artists and the art market:
Here is an article ARTSty describing the "Death Effect" and it's' not what you think it is:
BOTTOM LINE- prepare and make decisions before you have to!
click here for article
Sunday, December 18, 2016
Do you hear what I HEAR?Proposed in April this year, the Holocaust Expropriated Art Recovery Act (HEAR) facilitates the restitution process by which Nazi-looted art is returned to its rightful pre-war owners. The HEAR Act offers claimants a six year window beginning with the date a stolen artwork is discovered in which to bring an action for its return and prove their right to it. The passage of the HEAR bill was boosted by a celebrity endorsement from actress Helen Mirren, star of art restitution film ‘Woman in Gold’
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Can you beat a goldfish?
Or: The attention span of a human now seems less than a goldfish. How art can slow us down! Beat the tyranny of Snapchat and Instagram in being present in our every day lives.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Super price for Superman. Notice how there is a rating system for this kind of collectible (see the 5.5 at the top of the case?).
Fine art and craft have NO such rating systems. That's why you need a certified appraiser to navigate those complicated valuations! HessARTadvisory.com
Over 25 years of art industry experience.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Insurance for art- changes you should be aware of!
From Antiques Trade Gazette- valuable info.!
Photo: Ryan McVay, Getty Images