Tate Modern Opens: The Radical Eye
Nov16

Tate Modern Opens: The Radical Eye

What does it take to be an exceptional photography collector?  The Radical Eye at the Tate Modern, London opened last week with the exploration of Sir Elton John’s personal photography collection. His first photograph acquired at auction made him take note.   The 1993 acquisition of Man Ray’s 1932 “Glass Tears” set a historic price at the time – he acquired the vintage photograph at Sothebys for almost...

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Who Shot Sports – Brooklyn Museum
Jul08

Who Shot Sports – Brooklyn Museum

Howard Schatz is selected as one of 170 photographers with images on display for Who Shot Sports – Brooklyn Museum.

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How Art Can Blow Apart Your Estate
Jun18

How Art Can Blow Apart Your Estate

Effective estate planning is a concern for many fine art collectors.  When works exceed a value of $50,000 the IRS is likely going to be interested.  Today’s article in Barrons by writer Karen Hube covers the reasons, antics and basic strategies required upon forming and managing your Estate with Fine Art. Source: How Art Can Blow Apart Your...

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2016 TEFAF Art Market Report Shows US Increase
Mar11

2016 TEFAF Art Market Report Shows US Increase

The European Fine Art Foundation (TEFAF) has released the 2016 edition of its highly anticipated annual Art Market Report, which analyses the global art market in 2015. Some key takeaways from the report include: The United States, then the United Kingdom, had the most sales volume for the year. The United States art market saw a 4% gain to $27.3 billion, which made it the largest global art market participant. China’s Art...

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