Found 88 articles matching Fine Art category.
  • Jan 12 2017
  • 12 Jan 2017

Reversing the Effects of Time: What to do with Damaged Art and Antiques

If you have an old oil painting, maybe one that has been in your family for years, that has become discolored and the paint is […]

  • Dec 13 2016
  • 13 Dec 2016

All Kinds of Smoke Can Be Hazardous to Art and Antiques

Smoke is, in essence, energy that does not burn completely during a fire. Combustion occurs, giving off heat, light, carbon dioxide, and water vapor. Smoke […]

  • Oct 7 2016
  • 7 Oct 2016

Collecting the Political: INDECLINE and Iconic Street Art Auction

Earlier this year, anonymous street art collective INDECLINE placed a statue on the 4600 block of Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles. Commonly referred to as […]

  • Sep 14 2016
  • 14 Sep 2016

Take Steps Now to Prevent Winter Damage to Outdoor Art

  People love their gardens, and that includes many wonderful old statues and other ornaments made of stone and metal. But every winter, many witness […]

  • Apr 11 2016
  • 11 Apr 2016

From the Worthologists’ Archive: Native American Chalkware Bust

Chalkware is made of sculpted gypsum or cast from plaster molds and painted with watercolors. Most were made in one of two periods: the first […]

  • Mar 23 2016
  • 23 Mar 2016

Investment or Impulse: Art and Antiques don’t act like Blue Chip Stocks

Arguments rage as to whether art and antiques are good investments. There was a time when we were encouraged to invest in art and antiques. […]

  • Sep 28 2015
  • 28 Sep 2015

Looking past the Painting to see the Value of Antique Frames

There is one thing I can count on whenever I evaluate an estate: most rooms will have one floor and three or four walls. Consequently, […]

  • Aug 24 2015
  • 24 Aug 2015

Five Tips to Remember when Buying Works by Renowned Artists

Buying a piece of high-quality art by a renowned artist can be a thrilling and enjoyable experience. It is often the best and most-memorable acquisition […]

  • Jul 10 2015
  • 10 Jul 2015

N.C. Wyeth’s ‘Deerslayer’ Illustration Sells for $1.3 Million

When the original art for a famous book illustration comes up for auction, I’m always curious. Where has it been? Why is it now being […]

  • Jun 15 2015
  • 15 Jun 2015

Removing Mold from Art & Antiques a Job for Restoration Professional

Whether it comes from a devastating hurricane, unexpected flood or simply excessive humidity at home, excess water can create a potentially dangerous situation for collectors: mold, […]