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The Educated eye [sound recording] : a guide for collectors

Catalog Data

Author:
Glaser, Jane R  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings  Search this
Physical description:
2 sound cassettes (126 min.) : analog, 1 7/8 ips + 1 pamphlet (8 p. : ill. ; 16 cm.)
Type:
Sound recordings
Date:
1994
Notes:
Based on a Resident Associates Course at the Smithsonian Institution.
Moderator, Dr. Kendall Taylor ; speakers, Dr. Alan Fern, Christopher Burge, William Weschler Jr., Dr. Arthur Wheelock, Gloria Manney, Richard Manney, Ted Cooper, Barbara Kornblatt, Stuart Denenberg, Guy Bush.
MRC copy 39088008440323 lacks pamphlet.
Contents:
The concept of connoisseurship; what differentiates connoisseurs from collectors -- What makes for quality in any medium in any era? -- Guidelines for entering the fine arts and collectibles market -- Where to find exceptional and high quality pieces; dealing with dealers -- Buying from auction houses -- Fakes, forgeries, and reattributions; determining authenticity -- The pleasures of collecting and becoming a connoisseur
Summary:
Trains listeners to refine their aesthetic awareness and make subtle differentiations about quality. Provides guidelines for entering the fine arts and collectibles market, finding exceptional houses, and determining authenticity.
Topic:
Art appreciation  Search this
Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art objects as an investment  Search this
Aesthetics  Search this
Call number:
PTP 000106
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_522604