7 things new buyers need to know about contemporary art


The First Open sales at Christie’s and the Armory Show in New York are perfect environments for new collectors to test the waters. Here, leading contemporary art experts offer a guide to getting the most out of the experience. The ways in which contemporary art is being seen, sold and shared keep rapidly changing. The time honoured commandments for new collectors — buy what you love, scour galleries and museum shows, read up on the artist — still stand but to coincide with First Open/ NYC at Christie’s on 4 March, we thought it time to get the latest tips and insights from those in the know… Read more