Art Collecting

Guided by their hearts and intuition, one of the most remarkable and unique American art collections was amassed by Herbert and Dorothy Vogel, who are New York-based, retired civil servants of modest means. Herb Vogel, who was born in 1922, worked for the United States Postal Service his entire adult life, while his wife Dorothy Vogel, born in 1935, was a librarian at the Brooklyn Public Library.

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The market for limited edition prints has expanded considerably over recent years as more online galleries are launched that allow investors and collectors to browse and buy great works of art from anywhere in the world at any time. What makes limited edition prints so enticing to collectors and investors is the low price point, low risk, wide availability, and the sheer variety of prints available.  Anyone with a few hundred dollars to spare can purchase a high quality limited edition print online from the comfort of their own home that, if chosen carefully, could potentially be a shrewd investment.

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Art collector Neil Gold and his wife Sigrid’s life with art is a true romance, which reflects the way the two met. Neil, who grew up in Miami, Florida and Yonkers, New York, farms and imports fresh flowers from South America. 

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Couple looking at art.Anyone can buy decoration for a wall, but it takes some knowledge to choose artwork like a real art collector. You don’t need an art history degree or a Swiss bank account to purchase high quality art, but you do need to take the time to educate yourself. 

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Shortly after Dan and Kathryn Mikesell were married in 1998, they developed a love of art. Their passion turned into a diverse and multifaceted art collection of cutting-edge young artists, such as Bert Rodriguez and Ahmed Al-Soudani, and important Modernist artists, like Louise Nevelson. Living in Miami with its thriving arts community, the couple founded The Fountainhead Residency in 2008.

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