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A guide to art investment with the fair director of The Other Art Fair

Online course

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Join Sophie Lucas, fair director at The Other Art Fair Brooklyn & Chicago, on the evening of Thursday, October 1 as she shares her expertise about investing in emerging artists. 

A piece of art can conjure a range of powerful emotions as well as contributing something aesthetically pleasing to your home environment however, starting an art collection - especially for investment purposes - can feel pretty daunting.

Whether you are an experienced collector looking for your next investment or just at the start of your art buying journey, this online course will give you clear steps to make your mark in the art world today. 

Sophie will guide you through the reasons why you should invest, her tips on how best to navigate the art world - both online and in-person, and give you an insight into the eclectic and leading emerging and independent artists of The Other Art Fair.  

Agenda

  • How to buy works of art and the different market options
  • The etiquette of buying and selling art
  • A guide to purchasing art with confidence and the mistakes to avoid

About Sophie Lucas 

Sophie Lucas is the fair director at The Other Art Fair Brooklyn & Chicago. Over the past seven years, Sophie has been instrumental in developing the editions of The Other Art Fair in the UK, US and Australia. In 2018, she successfully launched the Chicago edition at Mana Contemporary, Pilsen, and re-positioned the Brooklyn fair to present as a key satellite event during Frieze New York.

Sophie received an M.St. in History of Art from the University of Oxford and a BA Hons (First Class) in Music from Durham University. Whilst studying, she worked at the National Portrait Gallery, London, and regularly presented academic talks at the Handel House Museum, London.

Sophie is passionate about professional development for artists; she mentors students at the University of Arts London and is a Dedicated Mentor at New Inc, the first museum-led incubator for art, technology and design located in NYC.

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