Books We Like
Recommended art books, tools, and hard to find resources for our readers.
This list will appeal to serious artists, gallerists, curators, critics and collectors.
COULD HAVE WOULD HAVE SHOULD HAVE: Inside the World of the Art Collector
by Tiqui Atencio
This book featuring interviews with 80 influential art collectors from around the world--and is arriving in my mailbox today, very excited to read it!
Written by art collector Tiqui Atencio, Could Have, Should Have, Would Have, shares the stories of a variety of collectors. Get inside the mind of an art collector, learn how how they started collecting and what continues to motivate them.
ART OF THE DEAL: Contemporary Art in a Global Financial Market
by Noah Horowitz
If you enjoy reading The Economist, then this book is for you! Even if you aren’t an art collector, this offers a granular account of how contemporary art changes hands and will can shed some light on the dizzying business of art collecting through anecdotal stories including Damien Hirst’s outrageous auction success amidst the global financial crisis of 2008.
Choosing to focus on ‘experiential art’, one the more difficult segments in the art market, Art of the Deal takes us through how art is valued critically and financially.
SELLING CONTEMPORARY ART: How to Navigate the Evolving Market
by Ed Winkleman
AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER:
Coming out in April 2017, this is a must read for anyone serious about the artworld: artists, gallerists, advisors and art collectors.
Ed Winkleman, an approachable art dealer with decades of experience, generously shared his knowledge in How to Start and Run a Commercial Art Gallery, which outlines details such as how to find a bookkeeper, the role of independent curators and which color paint to use on the walls. We expect great things from his latest book Selling Contemporary Art: How to Navigate the Evolving Market.