Your Guide to Collecting

Your Guide to Prints and Multiples

Natani Notah, Speech Bubbles #14/20

How do you become an art collector? The answer is simple. You start collecting art.

Prints and multiples are the perfect place to start your journey as a collector. These works of art are generally more affordable than, say, paintings or photographs from the same artist. Some are produced in editions, meaning that there are a set number of identical works of art. The larger the edition, the more affordable any given print; the smaller the edition, the rarer it is. Whether it is from a large...


Your Guide to Works on Paper

Your Guide to Works on Paper

Works on paper occupy a special place in the art world. They provide a window into an artist’s creative process and a gateway into collecting art. Many artists work through ideas on paper, like Kerry James Marshall in this study for his painting, Many Mansions. Studies like these are traces of the creative process, where artists imagine and reimagine pictorial worlds in real time. They are generally more affordable than finished works, which makes them ideal for starting your life with art.

Your Guide to Getting Started

Your Guide to Getting Started

It can be challenging to feel comfortable in traditional art world spaces, but you are part of the art world. We’re here to help you gain access. Getting started as a collector can be as simple as finding a work that you love at your price-point. That first work can help you build confidence in yourself. You have the knowledge. You have the taste. Your collection should reflect you.