Artwork Archive's Premier Collector plan allows subscribers to upload and store digital copies of each COA of the artwork using its "additionalfiles" function.
Do: Double-check the materials
Paintings that only use acrylic or oil on canvas may not require further confirmation. But it is necessary to confirm the materials used in "mixed
For media" pieces, it's highly recommended to request a complete list from the seller.
Certain materials might not last as well and may have a shorter time-to-use. The buyer, you, need to be aware prior to you purchase. Multimedia works could include
There will be parts such as lightbulbs that will eventually need to replace. What happens if these components aren't being manufactured anymore? Caveat
Damien Hirst's "rotting fish" (titled The Physical Imperability of Death in a Mind of Someone) is the most prominent example of this situation.
Living was bought in 2000 for over $10 million, despite its obvious decline.
Tate published an article that stated that "In 2003, the Physical Impossibility of The minds of a living person was resolved by formaldehyde."
It was so cloudy that it was hard to discern the animal within the case. So it was not surprising to find Larry Gagosian, dealer, announced the change
"The replacement of a damaged neon bulb in the Dan Flavin installation by Dan Flavin should be considered as a shark's perspective." Damien Hirst's Studio now
Any animal older than 10 years old may be traded by the artist.
If you're unsure about any materials used in an artwork that you're thinking of purchasing, it's recommended to seek out an opinion by a professional