Friday, May 23, 2008

Information Overload......

This was a great panel with many insights into the world of art collecting. The materials are helpful for beginning and seasoned collectors alike. Here are additional resources from the panelists that they would like to share with you.

More resources for collectors.

Phillipa Huges of Pink Line Project introduces the panel.

*Martin Irvine, Director of Irvine Contemporary shares these additional resources on how to navigate information from the artworld system. Click HERE to download his insightful handout (pdf) from the evenings talk.


*Sharon Burton of Authentic Art Consulting shares these additional tips and resources:
-Read Magazines like Art News, Auction Catalogs (i.e. Swann Catalog).
-Go to Open Studios (a good way to venture into artists studios on the first visit).
-Visit Museums (a good way to train the eye on art).
-Topic or Interest approach to collecting (start collecting art that focuses on a topic or interest of yours).

The Intrepid Art Collector by Lisa Hunter
Collecting African American Art by Halima Taha
The Art of Buying Art: An Insider's guide to Collecting Contemporary Art by Paige West


Jim Mahoney suggests reading Shock of the New by Robert Hughes


Information Overload! Art Collecting 101 Crash Course panel at Artomatic. Presented by Phillipa Hughs of Pink Line Project.
The panel consisted of
* Sharon Burton, Authentic Art Consulting
* Lenny Campello, Artist, art critic, MidAtlantic Art News
* Martin Irvine, Irvine Contemporary Art Gallery
* JW Mahoney, Artist, art critic, and curator
* Moderator: Fred Ognibene


The next Pink Line Project at Artomatic is scheduled for
Saturday, May 31, 2 pm
Art Collecting 101:
Inspiration and Passion

@ 1200 1st St. NE (1st and M)

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