How to start your own art collection

Have you ever wondered why people start collecting art? At a glance, it may seem like an unprofitable and energy-draining hobby, but the reality is, in fact, more optimistic than you can imagine. Over the last decades, the art industry has become much more accessible to beginners, meaning that more people can now afford to buy art without breaking the bank. Moreover, collecting has become a fast-growing trend that continues to inspire art lovers around the globe.

However, there is a flip side of the coin. Collecting art is known for its complexity and pitfalls. If you do not do

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Goldin in Deal with Japanese Company; Newman Collection Update; Cold Storage Mantle; Hobby vs. COVID

Goldin Auctions is partnering with the largest chain of sports and gaming card shops in Japan.  The deal with MINT Co., Ltd., will enable collectors in Japan to “more effectively buy and sell high-value cards in the international market,” according to Goldin.

Each of the cards MINT sells through Goldin Auctions will be authenticated and graded by PSA. Beginning this month, collectors in Japan will be able to submit their cards to MINT to be sold through Goldin.  It’s expected to involve millions of dollars worth of collectibles each year.

“Interest in trading cards and collectibles is booming around the

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Euro 2020 stickers from Panini: See the complete album collection [VIDEO]

Euro 2020 stickers from Panini

With Euro 2020 fever in full swing, one of the ways to enjoy the experience of the tournament is with the recently released UEFA Euro 2020 stickers from Panini.

The beautiful 96-page sticker album features all 24 participating teams. It’s the 11th official sticker book for a European Championship. The first European Championship album from Panini was for the 1980 finals in Italy. Panini and UEFA have worked together ever since.

READ MORE: Collecting Panini’s Euro 2020 stickers is a perfect accompaniment to watching the tournament

While the business of producing Euro 2020 stickers is a massive task, finding the

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Summer highlight: Butte Archives to feature masterpieces from W.A. Clark collection | Local

Copper King W.A. Clark was a collector — in every sense of the word.

During his lifetime, he acquired not just numerous mines, but a newspaper, bank and railroads, a Montana Senate seat and the Columbia Gardens, a quarry or two along the way, with small and large-scale mansions added into

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Woman turns to roleplaying with collection of realistic dolls to help process the grief of baby loss

A woman has turned to roleplaying with her collection of realistic dolls to help her process the grief of baby loss – but now husband and miracle daughters join in too. 

Christina Keeler, 36, from Wyalusing, Pennsylvania, had always dreamt of being a mother, and in 2015 she and her husband Bill, 41, found out they were expecting a baby, but sadly lost the child.

Thankfully, Christina and Bill went on to have two daughters, Grace, four, and Joy, two, but Christina still had a longing for a newborn baby to hold and dress up.

The stay-at-home mother watched a

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