Posting Number 2998 Date: 07/19/18 Return to Posting List
Alan - This article about collector decorum in the marketplace is an excellent guide for collectors at all stages of collecting. Audrey Lipton
The New Collectors Guide to Good Manners, According to Design Dealer Patrick Parrish
According to design dealer Patrick Parrish, great collectors share several characteristicspassion, knowledge, obsessiveness, and curiositybut they can also be made, not just born. In his new book, The Hunt: Navigating the Worlds of Art and Design (2018), the dealer advises would-be collectors on how to get their toes wet, and eventually dive right in. Unlike many guides for new collectors, Parrishs book stresses the importance of etiquettea reminder that the art market is made of human beings with feelings, who, as such, would prefer to transact with collectors who are gracious and respectful. In the excerpt below, Parrish commits to paper the unwritten rules on how to become everyones favorite collector.
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Good Manners Article
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