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New York May Sales Results

Sotheby’s New York Contemporary Art Evening Auction that was held on May 18 exceeded all expectations, raising almost $319.2 million from 50 lots initially estimated at $211 million, with only 2 lots remained unsold. The biggest surprise for the whole fine art market was the untitled work by Jean-Michel Basquiat, which was sold for a record $110.5 million, being estimated at only …

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How to Ship Antique Furniture?

Antique furniture and family heirlooms have a certain sentimental value for many people, so no wonder that shipping these fragile items requires attention to detail and extra care. This is also the reason why it is so important to find a reliable furniture shipping company you can trust. Professional movers experienced in the transportation of small and large art pieces …

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Where to Buy Affordable Contemporary Art in New York?

No one will argue with the fact that New York galleries are home to some of the finest examples of modern and contemporary art in the world. In fact, there is a gallery for every intellectual and aesthetic taste. This is especially true for Manhattan, which is rich in gallery holdings of contemporary art, with something for everyone. Numerous art collections that …

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What Fine Art Pieces You Can Start Collecting Right Now

Buying fine art and collecting fine art are two different things. While buying fine art is a random activity that is subject to the vagaries of luck and personal preferences, art collecting is more of a purposeful act based on a long-term commitment. The only common thing between them is that in both cases, you can buy items that make …

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New York May Sales of Modern & Contemporary Art 2017

Although Frieze Art Fair New York, which brings together some of the best modern and contemporary art galleries in the world, is already closed and will return only in May 2018, international experts, dealers, museums, and art collectors still have a lot of work ahead of them. Sotheby’s, Christie’s, and Phillips spring sales are just around the corner! It is worth noting that for …

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How to Care for Large Sculptures?

Our cities and towns are filled with beautiful statues, modern large sculptures, and amazing monuments that have stood the test of time. Some of them are really picture-worthy and extraordinary; others are not so. However, each outdoor sculpture requires an incredible amount of work to be done to stay preserved for a long time. Moreover, this applies not only to large sculptures …

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Everything You Should Know about Art Hanging

Buying paintings, pictures, posters, or any other pieces of modern wall art is not that easy. However, when it comes to the best way of their arrangement, choosing appropriate frames, and art hanging on the whole, the task becomes even more complicated. Have you ever found yourself standing in front of the wall without a clear understanding of what to …

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