Have you ever been in an art gallery?
Or you are one of many people who think that art galleries are limited to the extremely wealthy and highly educated class only?
Once you understand what an art gallery is and how it operates, your perspective about this place will definitely change. Here is an overview of what an art gallery is.
An art gallery is a place where art in all its visual forms is shown and displayed for the public to see. Art galleries may present paintings, sculptures, pictures, drawings and pottery created by individual artist or groups of artists. The main function of these places is to promote art works and their artists, but with the end goal of it being sold to profit.
Some artworks displayed are not directly owned by the gallery but consigned to them by the owner of the piece. Consignment is a common practice in today’s art market. It is an agreement where the artist or the owner of an artwork allows the gallery to display his/her artwork in the hopes that it will attract buyers. When it comes to consignment, try choosing a gallery that has a good chance of selling your art. Hawkfield Gallery have good experience in selling art, they have the ability to successfully market the artwork on your behalf.
Evaluating an art work and determining its potential market price in today’s’ era is a delicate process. Hawkfield Gallery and its fine art consultants utilize comparative sales approach by using recent auction sales as the basis for pricing art works. At times, the gallery also considers the opinion of independent consultants for appraising art work. On their website, you will see a list of artists that the gallery represents as well as the type of services they offer. Moreover, Hawkfield also encourages other artists to submit their work to give them an idea to the fair market value of their works.
Hawkfield Gallery has been operating for many years providing art lovers and collectors quality American arts in reasonable prices. They even assist their clients in tracking down an artwork or even bid on their behalf at auctions.