Explore art buying topics, from collecting controversial art to the art of buying quality over quantity.
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Collectors are often told to purchase art they love, but is this the only catalyst for buying art? Briony Downes goes through how to appreciate an artwork for reasons other than love at first sight.
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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.
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Mass-produced, batch-produced, artist-made – what do these phrases mean when buying a functional object?
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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?
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Briony Downes unpacks the basics of finding and cultivating a theme in your art collection.
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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.
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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.
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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?