Collecting Art and Craft



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Collecting art can be a very profitable hobby. As an art collector you may collect art according to:


Type of Art


Animation art
Glass Art
Fine Art photography
Fine Art Prints


Origin of Art

You can get interesting art from around the world resulting in a very eclectic collection. Maybe it’s the materials, the colors, the theme that draws you in:


African
American
Historical American
Latin American
Native American
Western

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Theme of Art

Maybe it’s the materials, the colors, the theme that draws you in:


Animals
People
Plants, Trees, flowers
Landscapes


Artist


Some people only buy art from a particular artist.


Rarity of Art


You may choose a particular piece because of its rarity. That may also determine its value.


If you want to develop a collection of art, you should:

• Visit galleries, museums, bookstores and art auctions

• Buy art books and magazines.

• Attend National and International Art Fairs and Expos

• Read articles online with tips on collecting specific types of art or visit art blogs and online art galleries. You may get advice from other art collectors or a consultant which will share their knowledge about the hobby.

Like any other collection hobby, you have to make an effort to protect and display your art, such as frames.


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