The ABC's of Starting a Print Collection
on any budget
Presented by Jeannot R. Barr
Saturday September 9th - Noon
Jeannot R. Barr is a purveyor pf prints, drawings and other works on paper to private collectors and museums in North America and Europe. An art appraiser. He has organized and curated in the U.S. Canada and Europe and was the founder and director of the New York Print Fair from 1984-1992.
This talk will walk you through the fine points of getting started with collecting prints.
- Understand the media, and terminology:
states, kinds of paper, margins, watermarks, signatures, restrikes, etc.
- Where to buy prints
- How to conserve and preserve the collection
- How to sell from your collection and upgrade
- Avoiding the pitfalls
- The importance of research
Q&A to follow talk