How Art Advisors Work with Artists, Photo District News 

...Art advisors work with private collectors and corporations to build collections that are both financially and esthetically valuable, helping to provide opportunities to artists at all stages of their careers.

 

 

For July 4th, 10 Photos of Art-World Summer Fun, Artnet

...We checked in with some of out favorite Instagrammers to see what they're up to as we head into Independence Day.

 

 

Breach of Trust? Artists try to block sales of work given as gifts, The Art Newspaper

..."There needs to be a good reason to give up such a personal offering in such a public forum," says the art adviser Liz Parks.

 

 

Rise of the cyber-saleroom, The Financial Times

..."Online auctions get talked about a lot, but few...are putting their money where the collective mouthpiece is."

 

 

Writing is definitely not on the wall for drawings, The Art Newspaper

…When purchasing a conceptual wall drawing, “we pay for the manifestation of the concept,” says the art advisor Liz Parks.

 

 

How Collectors Use Instagram to Buy Art, Artsy

… As art advisor Liz Parks notes, “It is one tiny prong in the fork of information-gathering prior to making an acquisition” and provides “a mental coffee break to keep up with what is going on in the art world.”

 

 

My Highlights from ADAA: The Art Show 2015, Artsy

…"If I had to play international art fair favorites, The Art Show would definitely be high on my dance card.  In addition to being of easily digestible size, it also possesses a penchant for strong editing: there is no middle of the road here, only top tier works of art."

 

 

Performance: do you buy it?, The Art Newspaper

…“I feel as if the ‘value’ of performance art is in the ‘you had to be there’ factor,” says the art adviser Liz Parks. “The documentation of a performance presents a somewhat diffused version of the original, in-the-moment electricity.”

 

 

Satellite fairs flock to Frieze New York, The Art Newspaper

… “The volume [of satellite fairs] reflects the aspirational belief that New York is still the center of the art world, day-to-day costs be damned."

 

 

Second Acts: Why "Rediscovered Artists" Are the Art Market's New Darlings, Artinfo

…According to Parks, recently there has been a sense, conscious or unconscious, of not wanting to participate in the mania over very young and untested artists. “I think collectors want to see the proof in the pudding first.”

 

 

Breezy and Bright, American Lifestyle Magazine

…The art collection was key in both spaces and really set each home apart from being just another great beach house.

 

 

Buying Art Online: How to Identify & Use Leading Internet Sites with Confidence, Princeton Club

…Worldwide, the art market is an $80 billion industry. Major auction houses like Christie’s and Sotheby’s recently increased their online presence, and internet bidders are competing for top works of art at high-profile sales.

 

 

Selling Art Online: Is It Working?, Meetup Arts Culture and Technology

…exactly who is buying art online now, how these businesses are adapting to stay competitive, and what needs to happen before the practice of buying art online becomes more widespread.

 

 

Given a Minuscule Ledge, Norwood

…an exhibition of paintings, drawings and photographs by New York based artists Inka Essenhigh, Natalie Frank, Anna Gaskell, Kysa Johnson, David X. Levine, Kristine Moran, Peter Opheim, William Powhida, Nicolas Rule, and Shinique Smith.

 

 

VIP Art Director Liz Parks Leaves the Company to Return to Art Advising, Artinfo

“There have been a number of interesting opportunities that have arisen over the past year and I just couldn’t continue to pass them up.”

 

 

We Between the Lines, Morgan Lehman Gallery

…Drawing oupon Conceptual Art’s theory that a work of art is not fully created until the analysis of the work supersedes the object itself, We Between the Lines examines text as a work’s primary “subject.”

 

 

10 Minutes with Liz Parks, Art Advisor, Brick Underground

…An advisor uses his/her art historical knowledge and contacts within the field to locate and offer top works of art to their clients, negotiate sales on a client’s behalf, and do all of the requisite grunt work that comes along with placing a work of art in a collection.

 

 

Bestiary, The Wassaic Project

… The visual menagerie created by these works, as well as the others included in the exhibition, acts as a mirror to the society in which we currently live.

 

 

Elevator for Grain, Reinvented for Art, The New York Times

…This summer’s first exhibition in the elevator, “Outside In,” was organized by Sally Zunino, Liz Parks, and Sally Morgan.

 

 

Outside In, The Wassaic Project

… "Outside-In" explores the inherent tension between nature in its pure, undisturbed state, and the constraints or manipulations put upon it by humans. 

 

 

Liz Parks- Your personal Art Advocate, Scallywag and Vagabond

…Hailing from a distinguished background as once a director of operations at the eponymous Leo Castelli Art Gallery and art sales media for ‘Art Net,’ Ms. Parks is suddenly at the behest of clientele that came chasing after her and has become lauded as the one of the must go to set when it comes to acquiring art.