Money, money, money! In this "Off the Cuff", #fwmoa President & CEO Charles Shepard illuminates the process of appraising artworks, or determining the market value for a work or collection of works.
"What'd ya get?" Is the question that follows any shopping spree, including ones undertaken by FWMoA President & CEO Charles Shepard for the museum's permanent collection. Here, he explains his process of acquiring new artworks for the museum, many of which are on display this week in our annual "Year of Making Meaning" exhibit.
FWMoA President & CEO Charles Shepard details his concept of a "brave new world" for FWMoA, including expanded programming, collection storage space, and new galleries specially designed for glass. What would you like to see in a brave new FWMoA?
Everyone in fashion knows the name Gloria Vanderbilt, so why are we talking about her today on our art museum blog? Read on to find out about how her, FWMoA, and artist Larry Rivers are connected in this "Off the Cuff".
FWMoA's outdoor space features multiple sculptures, including one by internationally renowned artist Carl Milles. Taking a break from glass, President & CEO Charles Shepard highlights this bronze piece, easily visited on Museum grounds.
In this "Off the Cuff", President & CEO Charles Shepard addresses the questions he received in response to his last post about FWMoA's contemporary glass collection.
In this "Off the Cuff", President & CEO Charles Shepard tells the story of FWMoA's first forays into contemporary studio glass, and how we've continued to build and exhibit our studio glass collection.
FWMoA President & CEO Charles Shepard loves to shop! So, in this post, he offers up some advice on shopping for art to add to, or even begin, your art collection, with a focus on original prints.
FWMoA President & CEO Charles Shepard reminisces on his time working with art fair artists, and how their "art world" and market principals differ from that which he now works in as President of FWMoA.
FWMoA President & CEO Charles Shepard expounds on the differences between collecting and accumulating art: the former directed by intent while the latter is not.