Art Collecting Today Market Insights for Everyone Passionate about Art by Doug Woodham

The Art Market | An Overview

Woodham is a veteran art and antique appraiser with over 30 years of experience. He is a pioneer in Internet art sales as co-founder of and former CEO of Artnet Auctions.

This book offers a history of collecting and an overview of contemporary markets. It also includes tips on selecting artists, buying and selling, storage, insurance, and personal security. It’s a good resource for collectors and novice art enthusiasts alike.

Joelle’s Library

Learning about the art world can seem elusive. It shouldn’t be.

Building your art bookshelf is a forever-ongoing process. I’ve included an Amazon link to help you find the right next book for you, but you can always purchase at your local bookstore in person or at

The books are organized into categories. The First Books are for those brand-new to the art world. More seasoned collectors can jump ahead to dive deeper into specific threads.

  1. The First Books
  2. Artists & Art History
  3. The Science & Art Of Collecting
  4. The Buying & Selling Of Art
  5. The Art Market

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