5 Things to Think About Before Investing in Art

Isolde Brielmaier is an expert in the world of art and shares her pointers on preparing yourself to invest in more than pretty pictures

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Get to Know Experts in the Art World

Driving home the relevance of getting involved with an institution or art group, Brielmaier reiterates the need to know an institution and the benefits offered when doing so. “When you’re just starting out, joining a museum or a young collectors group is one of the best ways to go: A) You get invited to all their events, including their exhibitions and all of their openings and B) You’re also in the mix with people of like mind where information starts getting exchanged,” she says. “You also get to go to events and exhibitions where artists attend. You can work with an art advisor or art consultant, and they can open up their Rolodex and take you to galleries and set up appointments and they will assist you with successfully purchasing the work. And they’ll buy the work for you with your money.”

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