Front Cover, image source: Edition Taube

Notes

Stitching, b/w offset printing, foil stamping on cover, text in english, first edition

Publisher Note english german

How to build a worthwhile art collection with the least possible money

„...the only important thing about this art, as any art, is the art itself. Not its monetary value, not its social prestige, not its public relations leverage, not the artists themselves, and not the fact that you collected them first. The only thing that counts – the only prize in the game – is who ends up with the paintings.“
–Eugene M. Schwartz

The new edition of the out-of-print facsimile from 1970, in which Schwartz explains his philosophy of collecting art and how to achieve a successful art collection in simple steps.

Schwartz was a copywriter and author of several successful books on advertising. Together with his wife Barbara Schwartz, he assembled one of the most important collections of contemporary American art at the time. They generously donated hundreds of important works from their collection to institutions in the USA.

With an epilogue by John Beeson.

How to build a worthwhile art collection with the least possible money

„...the only important thing about this art, as any art, is the art itself. Not its monetary value, not its social prestige, not its public relations leverage, not the artists themselves, and not the fact that you collected them first. The only thing that counts – the only prize in the game – is who ends up with the paintings.“
–Eugene M. Schwartz

Die Neuauflage des vergriffenen Faksimile von 1970. Schwartz erklärt darin seine Philophie des Kunstsammelns und wie man in einfachen Schritten zu einer erfolgreichen Kunstsammlung kommt.

Schwartz war Werbetexter und Autor mehrerer erfolgreicher Bücher über Werbung. Mit seiner Frau Barbara Schwartz stellte er eine der damals bedeutensten Sammlungen zeitgenössischer amerikanischer Kunst zusammen. Großzügig spendeten sie hunderte bedeutende Werke aus ihrer Sammlung an Einrichtungen in den USA.

Mit einem Nachwort von John Beeson.

Art Theory

Confessions of a Poor Collector

edited by Eugene M. Schwartz

Publisher
Release Place Stuttgart, Germany
Edition 1st edition
Release Date 2011
ISBN 978-3-9814518-0-1
Credits
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Topics Art Collecting, Art Market, Collecting, Collection, Money
Pages 48

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