Surprising Findings in Three New NEA Reports on the Arts

Posted by on Feb 15, 2015 in Blog Posts | No Comments

                                  ARTS.GOV Three reports from the National Endowment for the Arts reveal new findings about the impact of arts and cultural industries on GDP, as well as how and why Americans participate in certain arts activities. The data for […]

What will become of your legacy? (New York)

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What will become of your legacy? (New York)

Talk with the Experts—A panel discussion dedicated to estate planning for collectors, artists and photographer estates. Wednesday April 15, 2015, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.   B&H Photo and Video 420 9th Avenue (at 34th Street), New York, NY Topics to be addressed: • Creating an inventory—What should be included? • Choosing an executor, an attorney, and […]

Collector Sues IRS For $40 Million in Art Taxes Paid

Posted by on Feb 7, 2015 in Blog Posts | No Comments

artnet news | By ALEXANDER FORBES Barbara B. Allbritton has sued the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) with the intention of recouping $40.6 million in taxes she and her family paid following the death of her husband, millionaire media mogul and banker Joe L. Allbritton in 2012. As initially reported by Courthouse News, a “notice of deficiency” was […]

What will become of your legacy? (LA)

Posted by on Jan 13, 2015 in Happenings | No Comments
What will become of your legacy? (LA)

Talk with the Experts—A panel discussion dedicated to estate planning for collectors, artists and photographer estates. Friday January 16, 2015, 7:30-8:30 p.m.   Los Angeles Center of Photography 1515 Wilcox Avenue, Los Angeles, CA Topics to be addressed: • Creating an inventory—What should be included? • Choosing an executor, an attorney, and an accountant. • […]

What is connoisseurship?

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 in Blog Posts | No Comments

A couple of years ago I was bemoaning to a colleague that, while I see a lot of really good, solid work, it is becoming less and less frequent that a photograph or series wows me. I told her, quite honestly, that I was worried that I was becoming a snob. My colleague, a woman […]

Paris Photo with East Wing Gallery

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Paris Photo with East Wing Gallery

November 16 – 19, 2014 Grand Palais, Paris East Wing (Doha + Dubai), presents an innovative curatorial program centering on contemporary photography and its intersections with the arts, sciences, architecture, design, music and fashion. Stand D2 Read more at Paris Photo

What will become of your legacy?

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Happenings | No Comments
What will become of your legacy?

Talk with the Experts—A panel discussion dedicated to estate planning for collectors, artists and photographer estates. Thursday January 29, 2015, 7:00-9:00 p.m. Newspace Center for Photography 1632 SE 10th Avenue, Portland, OR Topics to be addressed: • Creating an inventory—What should be included? • Choosing an executor, an attorney, and an accountant. • What are […]

Tips for Dividing Art in a Divorce or Death

Posted by on Sep 25, 2014 in Blog Posts | No Comments

Fights and Taxes Can Arise When Art Collections Must Be Broken Up THE WALL STREET JOURNAL | by DANIEL GRANT September 21, 2014 Who gets that painting? Of all the fights that can erupt during divorce proceedings or when a family member leaves behind a large estate, some of the biggest take place over the […]

The Vivian Maier Archive—A Guessing Game

Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in Blog Posts | No Comments

Managing the archive of a deceased artist can be a challenge, especially if the artist has not specified their wishes before death, written or otherwise. While some high profile (and staggeringly organized) photographers like Richard Avedon left a detailed directive for his Foundation (specifying, for example, that no posthumous prints would be produced from his […]

Buyers Find Taxbreak on Art

Posted by on Jul 15, 2014 in Blog Posts | No Comments

NEW YORK TIMES | By GRAHAM BOWLEY and PATRICIA COHEN EUGENE, Ore. — The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, tucked into a quiet corner of a college campus here in the hills of the Pacific Northwest, is hardly the epicenter of the art world. Yet major collectors, fresh from buying a Warhol or a Basquiat […]

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