Art For Sale

Art For Sale How is an English auction different from a Dutch auction What distinguishes a vintage print from a period modern or estate print Dirk Boll Managing Director of Christie s in Zurich explains these a

  • Title: Art For Sale
  • Author: Dirk Boll
  • ISBN: 9783775728157
  • Page: 426
  • Format: Paperback
  • How is an English auction different from a Dutch auction What distinguishes a vintage print from a period, modern or estate print Dirk Boll, Managing Director of Christie s in Zurich, explains these and other technical terms, providing invaluable insights into the machinations of the art market the increasingly symbiotic relationship between auction houses and art dealeHow is an English auction different from a Dutch auction What distinguishes a vintage print from a period, modern or estate print Dirk Boll, Managing Director of Christie s in Zurich, explains these and other technical terms, providing invaluable insights into the machinations of the art market the increasingly symbiotic relationship between auction houses and art dealers, the strategies used by the big auction houses, recognizing and creating trends, the profiles of the various art fairs, promising new areas for collectors and the future development of the art market are just some of Art for Sale s fascinating themes As a doctor of law, Boll is as competent at shedding light on the legal parameters regulating the acquisition of art, as he is in elucidating the difficulties surrounding looted art and restitution procedures Art for Sale unpacks the art market in a knowledgeable, humorous style, and from a true insider s perspective.

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    1. Although it is highly valuable book for those who seek for better understanding of art market from potential seller, /future/ collector or maybe even artist who want to manage their artwork to profit, it is not so interresting for others. Personally, I found the first half of the book somewhat interresting /and even a little bit inspiring/ in my quest for understanding the art and its value in society, but the second half, dedicated mostly to art market, describing auction system of big auction [...]

    2. A comprehensive view into the otherwise inaccessible economic ecosystem, Dirk Boll's Art for Sale illustrates his exceptional knowledge of market structures, and effectively dissects all the bits of the contemporary market today. It it a quick read and moves relatively fast. I would have loved to see it be a tad longer so that he could go more in depth on some of the subjects, but the chunks of information are parsed in such a way that the pace moves along very comfortably.I recommend it as both [...]

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