How And Why You Should Start A Corporate Art Collection

Forbes | Shellie Karabell:

One of the earliest references to art collection can be found in the Bible: King Saul commissioning songs from David’s lyre. In the millennia since then, art patronage and collecting is a veritable history of culture, with collecting and patronage of the arts practiced as a social institution. Indeed, in Florence of the 15th and 16th centuries, patronage of the arts was not an option; it was a civic duty… and it was a key to social status, a means of preserving the family name, of exculpating some of the blame inherent in vast wealth… Read more

Image: Maastricht 12 March 2016, The European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF) – AXA Corporate Collections Symposium. Photo: TEFAF Maastricht, Harry Heuts