In this clear and easy-to-follow guide, you’ll gain the necessary knowledge and skills to begin building your own art collection. The purest form of hope, dreams, and sentiments, a single art image can reveal long-held secrets, spark the imagination, offer a sense of belonging.
Art conveys the words the artist often might not have been able to speak out loud. In The Black Market: A Guide to Art Collecting, long-time art collector and art historian Charles Moore introduces novice collectors and would-be collectors to the art world, its deep roots, its connections to our past, and its hope for our future.
If you ever wanted to become a collector, sought to learn more about African American art, or want to deepen your art knowledge, The Black Market is an immersive and essential tool for developing a meaningful and awe-inspiring collection.