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Art Collecting and Investing:  The Inner Workings and the Underbelly of the Art World

Art Collecting and Investing: The Inner Workings and the Underbelly of the Art World

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Art Collecting and Investing: The Inner Workings and the Underbelly of the Art World

by Pierce, Patricia Job & Marco Apollo

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Hingham, MA: Pierce Galleries, Inc., 2003. 204 heavyweight, glossy pages with color illustrations. From back: "An informative guide through the secretive art world; How to build a great art collection and investment portfolio; How to successfully gift, donate, loan and estate plan; Learning how to identify, examine and judge quality; Art world intrigue and scandal - the inside scoop; Cyberspace hazards and e-scams - buyer beware; Candid facts about forgers, fakes and fraud; Stolen art - thieves trafficking and recovery; Dealers, agents, appraisers, authenticators and experts; Greed, glamor (sic) and the art of the deal; Misrepresentations, recasts & reproductions; Auction contracts, fees and shady dealings; Warranties and verbal promises - who to trust; Security systems, fire alarms and self-defense; American painters' auction world records; The top 10 American paintings sold at auction." Light edgewear and slight curl to corners. We noted pink highlighting on at least three pages in the front of the book. Thanks for shopping with us! 100% of your purchase benefits charity and supports literacy and lifelong learning.. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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Art Collecting and Investing: The Inner Workings and the Underbelly of the Art World
Pierce, Patricia Job & Marco Apollo
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Pierce Galleries, Inc.
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Hingham, MA
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4to - over 9¾" - 12&
Art; artists; galleries; paintings; greed; art World; Collection; Building; Build; forgers; fakes; theives; Fraud;
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