Art Collecting Today: Market Insights for Everyone by Doug Woodham

By Doug Woodham

Grounded in real-life tales, Art gathering Today is the basic useful consultant to ultra-modern paintings marketplace. A frivolously regulated with greater than sixty billion money of annual revenues, the paintings industry is frequently opaque and complicated to even the main skilled creditors. yet no matter if a pro collector, an uninitiated newcomer, or an art-world insider, readers will research inside of those pages how the paintings industry works in perform and the way to navigate it neatly. those that could have been eliminate by means of art-world practices will eventually believe they've got the data had to take part freely and entirely, and creditors should be in a position to pursue their ardour with extra confidence.



Important issues coated include:


  • How to guage, purchase, and promote paintings whereas warding off expensive error and time-consuming roadblocks
  • How the marketplace works in perform for crucial artists like René Magritte, Christopher Wool, Amedeo Modigliani, and Yayoi Kusama
  • How creditors could be taken good thing about, and the activities they need to take to guard themselves
  • Why tax legislation within the usa present "art traders" but penalize "art collectors"
  • How cultural estate legislation influence the marketplace for works by means of such artists as Frida Kahlo and Andy Warhol
  • Advice for brand spanking new and potential collectors




  • Informed by means of as regards to 100 interviews with creditors, legal professionals, paintings advisors, gallerists, and public sale experts within the usa and Europe, in addition to by means of the author's personal stories, Art gathering Today bargains a full of life and thought-provoking research of the day by day workings at play this present day within the fantastic artwork marketplace.

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