Found 88 articles matching Fine Art category.
  • 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, […]

  • May 22 2015
  • 22 May 2015

Golden Age of Illustrations Works bring Record Prices

Today, a Norman Rockwell painting can sell for more than an Edward Hopper oil. Rockwell’s “Saying Grace” sold in December or 2013 for $46 million, […]

  • Apr 21 2015
  • 21 Apr 2015

9 Hot Collectibles Categories to Consider for Investment Potential

Some collectors consider investment potential when buying antiques and collectibles. While not everyone agrees with this approach, a number of auctioneers and dealers gave their […]