According to Artfix Daily, soaring prices for paintings has led to a recent surge in interest for fine prints. The International Fine Print Dealers Association’s Print Fair, which opens on November 6-9 at the Park Avenue Armory, offers a gateway to collecting for art lovers who want to live with art. “With Print Fair’s accessible price points, the new, just-starting-out collector can easily dip into the art market, and without breaking the bank,” says Dee Dee Eustace, a principal with Taylor Hannah Architect.
Seasoned collectors are also drawn to the allure of fine prints. “I love prints and multiples and the opportunity to work with and get to know the artists, publishers, galleries, and print curators has been a highlight of my art life,” says Jordan D. Schnitzer, the Portland, Oregon-based collector and philanthropist, whose collections contain over 8,000 prints and are made available to museums through the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation lending program.
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