Tuesday, 10 April 2007

Road map to collecting

Recently I've read a couple of books about collecting contemporary art; Adam Lindemann's Collecting Contemporary (Taschen, 2006) and Louisa Buck and Judith Greer's Owning Art: The contemporary art collector’s handbook (Cultureshock Media Ltd, 2006). Although they describe a world quite far removed from art collecting in New Zealand ("placement", "fractional giving", "horizontal" cp. "vertical" collecting), they're still fascinating.

A new book on the block about collecting contemporary art, Pablo Helguera’s Manual of Contemporary Art Style (Jorge Pinto Books, 2007), is reviewed by
András Szántó on Art World Salon.

Manual of Contemporary Art Style - Art World Salon

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