Art Collection

Editorial Selection

Why to Collect Art? 5 Books To Delve Into The Importance Of Collecting.

Collecting art is more than a hobby. It is a practice that can have economic, social, historical and even political implications. How to recognize the importance of collecting one or another piece? What does it mean to collect art professionally? What aspects should I take into account?

The following list of books addresses, from a critical and reflective point of view, the different aspects that one must know when being a professional collector.

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Art History

5 Art Collections in Mexico: A Very Short History

Mexico has a long history in collecting art at least since the 20th Century. Álvar and Carmen Carrillo Gil as well as Rufino Tamayo were wo of the most important art collectors who later donated their private collections to public institutions to give birth to their corresponding museums: the Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil Art Museum and the Museo Tamayo. But how have the most important art collections in Mexico been formed?

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The Provocation Column

You Want to Collect Art? Why Not Invest In It Too!

Art is timeless. There are few times in one’s life, which is void of the appreciation of creativity and beauty found in human artistic expression. Collecting art brings to mind many things: memories, sharing inspirations with others, even passing on something of meaning to future generations. Why, then, not consider the financial investment made when art is purchased and displayed?

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