Monday, May 19, 2014

Dan Farrell Weighs in on New Art from Kurt Vonnegut in the Wall Street Journal

Monacelli Press
Kurt Vonnegut Drawings, Monacelli Press 

"Dan Farrell, an art appraiser best known for purchasing the rights to “Antiques Roadshow” in 1981 and helping bring the show to the U.S. more than 15 years later, was sipping a drink and pondering a more quotidian concern: the value of the drawings......."

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Wall Street Journal

Author by Day, Artist by Night: Vonnegut's Next Chapter
Author by Day, Artist by Night: Vonnegut's Next Chapter. By David Shapiro. NanetteVonnegut signs copies of 'Kurt Vonnegut Drawings' at a party to ...
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Monday, April 14, 2014

A tale of two markets....

Louis Lozowick (1892-1973)

Who determines value? What role do Auction Houses have with respect to the Art Market? Here is an excerpt from an Art Market Report Fall 2013 from a NYC gallery:

When our gallery opened in 1979, auctions wre the "wholesale" source for acquiring inventory. There was a clear division: auctions sold to dealers, and dealers sold to collectors and museums. With the advent of the Internet and price transparency, auctions began to market to the general public....."

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