The Art of Buying Art
The Art of Buying Art by Paige West is a straight-up guide to taking the plunge into art collecting. West, who runs a New York gallery and writes an art blog, aims her advice to the uninitiated in a world that can be all too intimidating. Some might find this book too simplistic, but West’s target audience will find it a useful tool. The focus is on modern contemporary art and tips on how to go about acquiring it while enjoying the ride. Loads of illustrations and written in a clear, friendly style that makes you want to go out and buy art.
Hardcover, 208 pages. Harper Collins 2007. $26.37 at Amazon.