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Collecting Contemporary Art 101–How To Collect

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Collecting Contemporary Art 101-How to Collect

Contemporary at Blue Star announces a three-part panel discussion: Collecting Contemporary Art 101. This series of discussion is designed to illuminate the processes and motivations behind collecting works of art to the general public, emerging artists, and burgeoning collectors. An educational response to the current exhibition “Gift: An Exquisite Exhibition” the lectures further reveal the important role collecting plays in the art world and gives real life examples from our local community of some of topics from Lewis Hyde’s The Gift: Creativity and the Artist in the Modern World.

Part 2: How to Collect

This panel focuses on the different methods for going about collecting a work of art. Listen as commercial gallerists, an institutional curator, acquisitions specialist, and art advisor discuss how they guide and assist individuals and organizations in purchasing works.

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