Smart Choices: Building Your Collection

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School of Visual Arts

Smart Choices: Building Your Collection

The School of Visual Arts, in conjunction with The Affordable Art Fair, presented this panel discussion for new and experienced collectors of contemporary art and photography on June 17, 2006. Writer, critic and SVA faculty member Monroe Denton led a discussion on buying art as an investment, doing research, and specializing in various media.

Panelists:

Monroe Denton -- North American editor of ARTI, contributor to Sculpture and Art Journal, faculty member of SVA's MFA Fine Arts Department (moderator)

Lisa Hunter -- author, The Intrepid Art Collector: The Beginner's Guide to Finding, Buying, and Appreciating Art on a Budget (Three Rivers Press, 2006)

Sandra Jackson -- director of education and public programs, The Studio Museum in Harlem

George Robertson -- art collector

Althea Viafora Kress -- commentator and advisor on contemporary and new art and culture, host of Collector's Forum on WPS1.org Art Radio.

Joe Wolin -- independent curator.

The Affordable Art Fair makes the art world accessible to thousands of visitors each year with a selection of contemporary art in all media under $5,000. The Fair launched in London in 1999 and has since expanded to Sydney, Melbourne, Bristol, and New York. (88 minutes)

Originally aired 8/7/06
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