zombie formalism

Collecting Art You Value

It’s not always easy to know what art you should collect. Should you buy something you don’t like? Is the art “high quality” enough to pay a lot for it, and what does that mean?  Are “quality” and “value” a measurable thing in art, or should other factors be involved? Many people buy art because they like it. Some don’t. I once had a woman buy a painting from me at an art fair because she told her friend it would be a “good investment”. It was hard for me to agree with her, because she was buying a watercolor […]

May 3, 2020

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