July 15, 2019

Art restoration is the treatment intended to return objects to a known or assumed state, usually to their original undamaged appearance. A fascinating process that is usually done behind the scenes, art restoration has been gaining public interest with the use of the i...

May 13, 2019

The new exhibit at the RISD Museum on Gorham silver showcases Gorham’s skills and creativity in all things silver. Titled, Designing Brilliance 1850-1970, the exhibit brings together the largest collection of Gorham silver from the company’s small beginnings in 1831 in...

January 16, 2019

Although some major publications regarding the 2018 art market have yet to be published, there have been several articles reflecting on the past year and making predictions for the year to come. Here are some articles that provide high-level takeaways from the 2018 art...

November 14, 2018

Two articles were recently published regarding estate planning with respect to art, collectibles, and heirlooms: Estate-Planning Strategies for Art and Collectibles Explained and Estate Planning Answers for ‘Hard’ Assets Like Art, Heirlooms.

Grant Rawdin of Wescott Fina...

August 20, 2018

Too often, people are focused on the artwork and do not pay much attention to the frame. The frame can not only help enhance the artwork, but it can be a piece of artwork itself. Sometimes, the frame may be more valuable than the artwork it holds. What should you look...

June 13, 2018

Whether you are considering obtaining an appraisal or have already decided to move forward with one, it is important to understand the appraisal process and the report you will be receiving. Below is some key terminology and definitions that will help ensure your appra...

March 16, 2018

Often the discussion of the art world centers on the museums, galleries, curators, and artists while discussions on the behind the scenes employees exist too far and few between. Art Handler is focused on that very issue; bringing awareness and focus on the labor that...

February 20, 2018

For most people who have attended a museum or a gallery, a label with the inscription, Untitled, is not surprising or unexpected. But the museum or gallery goer may wonder, "did the artist just not title his/her artwork?", "is the title of the artwork, Untitled?", or "...

January 9, 2018

Georgina Adam, art market editor-at-large and author of Dark Side of the Boom, makes her annual predictions for The Art Newspaper. A few high level takeaways include:

The increased use of auction guarantees 

The November sale of Leonardo Da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi for an...

October 9, 2017

The world of antique furniture is vast, exciting and sometimes overwhelming. Become informed by learning how to identify periods and styles of furniture and familiarizing yourself with the technical terminology.

Here are a few excellent resources for learning more about...

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