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Cover
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Dedication
Acknowlegements
Contents
FORWARD
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Introduction
CH1:WHAT IS FINE ART?
Four Things to Know
Be Informed
Trusting Your Taste
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Arts and Crafts
CH2:FINE ART TYPES/MEDIA
Media: Painting
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Media: Sculpture
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Media: Glass
Media: Mixed
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CH3:ORIGINALS.REPRODUCTIONS
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Types of Reproductions
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Edition Enhancements
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Edition Additions
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Reproduced Sculpture
Posters
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Today's Art Renaissance
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CH4: GETTING TO KNOW ARTISTS
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CH5:BUYING ART FOR YOURSELF
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Basics of Buying Art
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What You Should Expect to Pay
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Buying Art as an Investment
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Art Market Trends
Buying Sculpture
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CH6:BUYING ART ONLINE
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Art on Ebay
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CH7:GALLERIES AND DEALERS
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Dirty Art Gallery Secrets
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CH8:ART OF NEGOTIATION
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CH9:GLASS AS FINE ART
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CH10:SELLING YOUR ART
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CH11:FAKES/FORGERIES/KNOCKOFFS
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CH12:PROTECTING YOUR ART
Insuring Your Art
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CH13:DISPLAYING YOUR ART
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CH14:FRAMING YOUR ART
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CH15: HOTEL HIGH JINKS
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Christies and Sotheby
CH16:SHOCK ART
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AFTERWORD
GLOSSARY
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