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Terri Kahan Spotlight

We are excited to introduce you to Terri Kahan, founder of Terri Kahan Fine Art, an advisory firm in the world of buying and collecting Modern and Contemporary art. Kahan grew up in New York immersed in the world of art as both parents were dealers and collectors, and she turned her passion into a successful career. Kahan uses her expertise to make the process of art collecting as simple and enjoyable for her clients as possible.
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An Insider’s Guide to Collecting and Investing in Art

Collecting art can be an emotionally fulfilling hobby as well as a potentially lucrative investment. However, it is also an illiquid, very inefficient market, with little regulation. Nowhere else does the phrase “buyer beware” seem more applicable. So, here are some tips that savvy art collectors know that you should keep in mind as you start to build your collection.
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Herb & Dorothy 50×50

A New Film focuses on the donation of the Herb and Dorothy Vogel Collection.
HERB & DOROTHY 50X50 captures the last chapter of the Vogel’s extraordinary life and their gift to the nation, raising various questions on art, and what it takes to support art in today’s society. In 2008, legendary art collectors Herb and Dorothy Vogel made an announcement that stunned the art world. Known and loved as a retired postal worker (Herb) and librarian (Dorothy) who built a world-class art collection on their humble salaries, the Vogels launched a national gift project with the National Gallery of Art (NGA) in Washington DC that would constitute one of the largest gifts in the history of American art: to give a total of 2,500 artworks to museums in all fifty states.
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What Do Artists And Hedge Fund Managers Have In Common?

Many artists and art commentators (including this one) often argue that the aesthetic value of art and the financial value of art have no connection to each other.
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Are Lady Gaga And Jay Z The New Warhol’s, Basquiat’s?

A week before she dropped her Inez & Vinoodh-directed video for “Applause,” Lady Gaga declared a “pop emergency,” insisting she was compelled to drop the new ARTPOP single after an unfortunate Internet leak.

Soon, the song was everywhere, with the 2013 VMA performer tweeting in frantic all-caps about the jam. The tweet most telling of the current musical climate? “I CAN’T BELIEVE THEY BLEEPING OUT KOONS THEY THINK IM SAYING THE C WORD.” Yup, popular artists have officially become a part of the pop music world — in a way we haven’t seen perhaps since the Andy Warhol era — and radio, obviously, needs to catch up.
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The Inside Story of Jay Z’s ‘Picasso Baby’ Video

Set inside a stark-white room, Jay spent a whopping six hours performing in front of an audience of rabid Jigga Stans and super-famous people (such as J. Crew creative director Jenna Lyons, actress Taraji P. Henson, and the lady who Jay admits inspired this whole production, artist Marina Abramovic. Even MTV’s own Rob Markman was there (in the flesh! #Jealousy) to watch the whole thing unfold).
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The 2013 ARTnews 200 Top Collectors

By The Editors Of Artnews
Who are the world’s most active art buyers? Presenting the 2013 ARTnews 200.
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Authenticating Picasso

Forty years after Picasso’s death, while his paintings are among the most expensive ever sold, the problem of how to authenticate his work remains a challenge. To avoid mistakes, four of his five surviving heirs have clarified the process but have not included his elder daughter.
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Who am I? Terri Kahan

New York-based modern and contemporary art advisor, dealer, and fundraiser.
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Jerry Saltz on Why New York Galleries are Great for Artists

Anyone who relishes art should love the extraordinary diversity and psychic magic of our art galleries.
» Read more at NY Mag