Presentation on theme: "ART DEALERS: Who are they? UNDERSTANDING THE ART WORLD."— Presentation transcript:
ART DEALERS: Who are they? UNDERSTANDING THE ART WORLD
ART DEALERS There are as many different types of dealers as there are types of art to collect. These are a few of the major types or categories of art dealers.
Primary Market Dealers Secondary Market Dealers Private Dealers Consultants What do Art Dealers Do? ART DEALERS
Primary-Market Dealers A Primary Market Dealer is the first dealer to find the artist. They look for new talent and advance the careers of living artists. These dealers regularly visit artists' studios and participate in art fairs.
Primary Market Dealers Storage area Notice the way the paintings are stored. The art hanging in a gallery is often a small portion of the art it owns or is offering for sale. vert
Primary Market Dealers Primary Art Dealer: The dealer who takes chances on artists who havent established a reputation. The Primary Market Dealer usually knows the artist personally.
Secondary-market dealers are some of the experts you see on T.V., examining the work with an eyeglass and telling the owner whether it is genuine or a fake.experts you see on T.V., They deal with collectors, institutions, and can work for auction houses like Christies and Sothebys. ChristiesSothebys Secondary Market Dealers
They are usually the ones who handle the transfer of art works on behalf of collectors and institutions, so in the real world they usually CAN tell if it's a fake, forgery, or masterpiece. Think you would like to try being an appraiser or Secondary Art Dealer? Link to Appraise It Yourself game online - from Antiques Roadshow web site.
Secondary Market Dealers Often Secondary Art dealers specialize in a particular period and their expertise equals or even surpasses that of art historians in museums. These dealers are the recognized experts on the artists or periods they represent, and They are the people in the art world who museums contract to write important catalogues or consult on works of art. JanVerMeer, Young Woman with a Water Pitcher (about 1662) The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Marquand Collection, Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1889.
Private Dealers Dealers who choose to operate on an appointment-only basis are often able to serve clients on a more personalized basis. Private dealers can be distinguished from auctioneers and art consultants because they own the works of art which they show by appointment only. Not everyone gets to see these art works
Private Dealers A good dealer has a serious commitment to their areas of expertise and can advise collectors in everything from the purchase of a single work to the formation of an entire collection.
Consultants Art consultants are trained to help inexperienced collectors navigate the somewhat confusing gallery scene.
Consultants Unlike dealers, consultants do not own or hold actual works of art, but work purely on a commission basis (paid by seller or buyer - sometimes both) They can do the legwork for collectors too busy to make the rounds of galleries
Art Dealers Primary Market Dealers Secondary Market Dealers Consultants You have to have an appointment with this Dealer. Their gallery is sometimes also their home. Review……………………… cliick to go to next page Private Dealers
Art Dealers This dealer is also a gallery owner or manager. They help artists and give them advice. They are the first ones to realize the artists potential. Primary Market Dealers Secondary Market Dealers Private Dealers Consultants Primary Market Dealers
Art Dealers These dealers dont own the art, and arent usually specialists. They will help you through the process of buying and selling if youre interested in starting a collection. Primary Market Dealers Secondary Market Dealers Private Dealers Consulting Consultants
Art Dealers When the National Museum of Art needs someone to locate a painting to fill out their collection of expressionist sculpture, they call one of these dealers. Primary Market Dealers Secondary Market Dealers Private Dealers Consultants Secondary Market Dealers
Art Dealers These Art Dealers are the ones you see on Antiques Roadshow. Primary Market Dealers Secondary Market Dealers Private Dealers Consultants Secondary Market Dealers
Art Dealers This dealer has a storage room full of original art by living artists besides the public gallery full of art. Primary Market Dealers Secondary Market Dealers Private Dealers Consultants Primary Market Dealers
UNDERSTANDING THE ART WORLD This ends Art Dealers: Who Are They? next: Art Museums: How They Work For comments or corrections, email me.email me