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The Black Market: A Guide to Art Collecting

Hosted by the Consul of the Rome International Finance Group
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Sat 12 Dec 18:00 - 19:30

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Charles Moore, a long-time art collector and art historian, introduces novice collectors and would be collectors to the art world, its deep roots, its connections to our pasts, and its hopes for our future, with his new book “The Black Market: A guide to art collecting”
In the first part of the book, you'll discover the history of African American art and will find essays born in the decades between Protected content fascinating lecture reviews on books and exhibition catalogs that invite art enthusiasts to explore the culture, the storied lives, the simplicity, and the everyday struggles and triumphs of the African American experience.
The final sections of the book offer insights and tips about the business side of becoming an art collector. You'll find an overview of storage, collection management, a glossary of terms, and the all-important guide to insurance for your collection and interviews featuring prominent art advisors and collectors like Hill Harper and Keith Rivers.
Bio: Charles Moore is an art historian, art collector, author, and doctorate student in art education and museum studies at Columbia University. Moore holds an MBA from St John's University and a Master's in museum studies from Harvard University. He has written on the economics of art and contemporary artists for publications as diverse as Artnet, Artsy Editorial, Arte Fuse, Cultured Magazine and Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine.