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The Art of Buying Art: An Insider's Guide to Collecting Contemporary Art

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A contemporary art expert demystifies the process of finding, appreciating, and collecting contemporary art on any budget.

Contemporary art is often misunderstood as intentionally controversial, obnoxiously self–indulgent, or painfully obscure. In this book, contemporary art expert and gallery owner Paige West guides readers toward the understanding that contemporary art ca
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Hardcover, 208 pages
Published May 22nd 2007 by Harper Design (first published March 6th 2007)
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Courtney
Jul 01, 2007 rated it really liked it
Great coffee table book about collecting contemporary art, making it accessibly and demystifying it for anyone who might be intereseted in starting a collection. Paige is great.
Robyn
Jun 28, 2010 rated it really liked it
good starter book for how gallery/buyer/artist roles intersect.
Damian
May 18, 2008 rated it liked it
Good reference book on the ins and outs of the art market, what sells, and how to become a collector. Lots of pretty pictures.
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