Category Archives: Art

By April 20, 2020

Thomas Jefferson once wrote to his friend John Adams, “I cannot live without books.” Books were obviously important to Jefferson because of their contents.  Yet, there is another important, secondary role books play in our homes, and that is the role of “looking good.” Though you can’t judge a book’s contents by its cover, you


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By June 26, 2017

In the past, artists and art collectors tended to find each other by happenstance. Most artists only gained true fame years, sometimes decades after their death. Collectors had to fight tooth and nail and pay extreme prices for pieces because there were so few truly great artists or so they thought. There were others yearning


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By April 19, 2017

You may think art theft is a rare event that occurs at the homes of the very rich or at museums. In truth, it is the third largest criminal enterprise behind guns and drugs.   Costs and Numbers of Pieces   Art theft costs art owners about $6 billion dollars a year. The buying and


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