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    A Collector’s Perspective

    Anthony PetulloPresident,Anthony Petullo Foundation An art collection usually starts innocently with one print, a watercolor or a drawing – then another, and another. At some point in the collecting, the fever strikes, buying accelerates and all is lost. It’s the point at which a casual art buyer becomes a serious art collector. Before long there is no more room on the walls, on the floor or in the closets. And then comes the inevitable question, “Where did all this stuff come from?” Which is followed by, “I must stop buying!” It’s a resolution rarely kept, for the addicted collector can always justify the purchase of one more piece that is essential to the…

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    How to Collect Art Like a Pro – Building a Collection

    From Art Business https://artbusiness.com/collectpro.html The following is a substantially revised and updated version of a talk originally given to the Friends of the Mint Museum in Charlotte, North Carolina: There’s a big difference between buying art and collecting art. Buying art is more of a random activity based on likes, preferences or attractions at any given moment, while collecting art is more of a purposeful directed longterm commitment. In both cases, you buy what you like, but if your goal is to collect art and do it right, you have to master two additional skills. The first is being able to effectively research, evaluate and decide whether or not to…