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expertise | Collecting Art

Investment or legacy for the future? Part three

By Guy Stair Sainty

Seeking out works by artists whose names have been forgotten or over-shadowed, or whose style runs contrary to contemporary fashion, rather than lesser works by the artists most famous today.

expertise | Collecting Art

Investment or legacy for the future? Part two

By Guy Stair Sainty

One of the astonishing aspects of the art market today is the vast values ascribed to works by contemporary artists whose reputation is untested by history

expertise | Collecting Art

Investment or legacy for the future? Part One

By Guy Stair Sainty

Henry Frick, Richard Wallace, Henry Huntington, Paul Getty – would these names be remembered today if they had not left their extraordinary collections for the enjoyment of future generations?

expertise | Art movement

The male nude in 18th century French art

By Guy Stair Sainty

Among the subjects students at the 17th and 18th century French Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture were obliged to study was the human figure.