· If you wish to acquire a work of art valued at more than 3.000
Euros, allow an independent expert to advise you, whether you finally take
the decision to buy or not.
· Never stop educating yourself to know how to balance quality and
· Use your common sense and imagination.
· Learn to contemplate a work of art in silence.
· Keep in mind that the plastic arts are nothing more than visual
· What you are told should not transcend or influence the emotional
sensation of a work of art.
· The pleasure of viewing is not a question of intellectual
development, but rather an emotional feeling, which can be trained, but is
· Learn how to reduce stress by enjoying the sensations produced by
the visual contemplation of a work of art in the environment where it is
Learn to be aware of yourself
and remember that when acquiring a work of art only the visual factor is
important, not logic, or intellect or what you are told. Emotion is the key
· The value of a piece depends on whether it is acquired for romantic
or speculative reasons.
Price is not always directly
proportional to the quality of an artist. Critical acclaim can also play a role.
· Know how to distinguish that the output and quality of an artist
resembles the pattern of human life:
· There are three categories of painters:
Those with another profession
who paint as a hobby or pastime.
Technical professionals with a
strong basis or talent for drawing, among who are included designers. These
may be considered as “commercial” artists, who in some cases have reached a
certain level of quality.
Those who have worked
exclusively in the plastic arts from an early age and from their 20’s or
30’s have dedicated a lifetime to creativity. They have been subject to
continual mishap and disappointment in some form or other. It is precisely
these artists that set and create trends and become icons in the art market