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Victoria and Albert Museum Curator's Talk: French Art Pottery

Victoria and Albert Museum Curator's Talk: French Art Pottery

With seven floors and seven miles(!) of gallery space, the Victoria and Albert Museum is truly somewhere to spend hours getting lost amongst the exhibits. But, there are more focused ways to experience the vast and eclectic collection of fine and decorative arts. For instance, the museum runs a programme

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Flattery or Forgery? Difficulties of Collecting Chinese Art

Flattery or Forgery? Difficulties of Collecting Chinese Art

'Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery' Charles Caleb Colton (1780-1832) Collecting Chinese art has always required a lot of knowledge and - more recently - money. Chinese collectors are becoming wealthier and more mobile than ever. One could speculate this is the best time to start a collection of

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Eli Lilly Collects: Emotion at Work

Eli Lilly Collects: Emotion at Work

One of the most exciting new areas of study in collecting is the science behind buying decisions, a discipline known as neuroeconomics.  In the January/February 2010 issue of Fine Art Connoisseur, I wrote about this field in an article titled Why Collectors Collect.  The present piece, reprinted

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