Buyer’s Guide

Explore art buying topics, from collecting controversial art to the art of buying quality over quantity.

Buyer’s Guide: On the Wall

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Ever wondered what a giclée print is? In the second instalment of our two-part series exploring quality versus quantity, Briony Downes breaks down the difference between art posters, limited edition prints and original works on paper.

Buyer’s Guide: Quality vs Quantity

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Mass-produced, batch-produced, artist-made – what do these phrases mean when buying a functional object?

Buyer’s Guide: Up for the Challenge

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Speaking about conceptual art in 1967, American artist and writer Sol LeWitt said, “The idea itself, even if it is not made visual, is as much of a work of art as any finished product.” LeWitt’s statement poses a tricky question – how do you buy an idea?

Buyer’s Guide: Your Art Collection – Theming and Refining

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Briony Downes unpacks the basics of finding and cultivating a theme in your art collection.

Buyer’s Guide: Your art collection & The big decisions

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The best way to support artists is to buy their work! But knowing how and where to begin can seem daunting. Rose of Sharon Leake takes out some of the guess work.

Buyers Guide: All is Fair

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Like a theme park populated with artists and galleries, the size and scope of an art fair can seem overwhelming. Briony Downes talks to the experts to find out how to tackle an art fair like a pro.

Buyer’s Guide: What are editioned artworks?

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Editioned artworks can offer an affordable price point for new buyers looking to add art to their homes. So, what makes an editioned work special?

Buyer’s Guide: Got It on the ‘Gram

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Not just an online platform for sassy cat GIF’s and #fitspo posts, Instagram can be a great place to purchase original art.