Pier Show, Tintype Exhibit this Weekend

Five hundred exhibitors and with any luck thousands of antique-lovers will converge on Pier 94 in New York this weekend for Stella’s 2009 Pier Antiques Show. Merchandise will be found grouped by type, classic and formal; Americana, decorative arts and collectibles; 20th century Modern and Fashion Alley. There are shuttle buses from the Port Authority, Grand […]

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No matter what spokespersons from the banking companies say of their motivations, eventually the art collection that they have amassed are part of their assets which can be sold for financial, tactic or strategic purposes. Art collections are part of their long-term financial investment, which in short term serves for publicity purpose. Just like lending money for interest, each time they lend museums for exhibitions, they are building up the legacy of the collection for monetary gain in future. This must be admitted by those museums who are inclined to accept the offers. [Read more…]