Archive for the ‘Uncategorized’ Category

Trash or Treasure on “It’s About You” – WKYC TV Cleveland

February 26, 2020 at 12:53 pm

See my February 18th appearance on WKYC channel 3 in Cleveland. Joe Cronauer and Holly Strano hosted my segment on Trash or Treasure, where I spoke about art... (more)

National Book Lovers Day – Aug. 9

August 9, 2019 at 1:06 pm

HAPPY NATIONAL BOOK LOVERS DAY!So here’s one “for the books”… This past may, #ForumAuctions in the UK offered a – Rowling (J.K.) Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, first edition,... (more)

Understanding how to insure fine art.

July 24, 2014 at 8:07 pm

A question was asked recently in a LinkedIn group: “Should all art be insured or just some art?” Well, you all must know what comes next… It Depends.... (more)

Artwork damaged in recent & Ongoing Fires or Storms?

June 12, 2013 at 12:33 pm

Do you have enough paperwork handling the structure loss? Did your insured have artwork damaged in you loss? I can assist you with the identification of the artwork... (more)

This is the second and final part of my thoughts on appraising wine aptly titled;

May 13, 2013 at 5:39 pm

Know Your Grapes – Appraising Wine  ~~ Part Deux ~~  As with any appraisal, when selecting a qualified appraiser look for a formal, up to date, education in appraisal theory,... (more)

Is It Fine Art, A Collectible Or An Antique?

April 21, 2010 at 9:52 am

Although any item could be placed into one or more of the following groups, there are some general guidelines for placing an item into a category…    Fine... (more)

Development of Hairline Cracks in Oil Paintings

January 28, 2010 at 2:14 pm

Why do oil paintings develop hairline cracks and acrylic paintings do not? This is directly related to the binders used in oil and acrylic paint. Oil paint binder... (more)

Inland Marine Insurance

September 4, 2009 at 1:29 pm

Check out my new Group on LinkedIn designed to assist with questions related to Inland Marine policies. http://www.linkedin.com/groups?homeNewMember=&gid=2264487&trk=eml-grp-sub