We are going to go ahead that is principal to be well trained, well advised and have seen much art.
If you have been postponing starting your art collection, you no longer have an excuse, we are going to tell you a few small tips that will encourage you to start this beautiful path that involves the collection of art from the moment you buy your first work. If you are reading this is that you are one of those who seeks to understand and enjoy art and also want to invest your money in it and enjoy your reserved corner, and all this without having a millionaire budget.
- KNOW, KNOW AND KNOW
Sure you visit museums and galleries from time to time, but before entering the world of art, you should soak up and know everything possible about museums, galleries, fairs and read books and magazines about the style that catches your attention or the artist with the one that you feel identified with. If not, do not hesitate to go to an advisor that accompanies you during your first steps.
- DEFINE YOUR STYLE
After knowing artistic movements, styles and artistic expressions (painting, sculpture, photography …) you should try to find the style that best suits your tastes and your personality: if you like minimalist decoration, if you learn more for realism , maybe you are interested in having a collection of only photographs or you prefer to be carried away by all kinds of art pieces.
- CONTACTOR JOIN A CLUB FOR ART COLLECTORS
Some like we collect, the first club for art collectors in the USA is responsible for proposing exclusive events and gives training courses in collecting and workshops to get started in this world. Others like Le Timbre are based on a monthly subscription where every month you will meet an artist dynamically and exclusively as well as collecting art prints with each shipment.
- CHECK A BUDGET
As in any milestone, buying a car or renting a house, for example, the most important thing is to set a budget and not get carried away at the moment. Here it would be interesting to be advised before making decisions to know if the piece will be revalued over time.
- STUDY THE SPACE AND THE CONDITIONS WHERE TO KEEP THE WORKS
The works must be pampered and treated to last as long as possible in the best conditions, so study the space you wanted to reserve for your actions: if they are next to a window with lots of light, if the air conditioning directly leads to the zone, the installation of lights for the wall works .