How to Buy and Sell Art

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This guide to collecting art takes beginners from their first visit to an art gallery through the high drama of an auction. Advice on timing art purchases, following artists, collecting in different categories, dealing with tax and superannuation matters, and buying Aboriginal art is offered. An Australia-wide listing of galleries, fine art auction houses, conservators and restorers, and collecting associations is also included.


Michael Reid is an art dealer who has worked with Christie's London. He has written an art market column for The Australian and is a regular guest on ABC Radio.