It’s been on the market for over five years and no one has bought it? ” This seed of doubt can be enough to dissuade some buyers.
I am not speaking hypothetically – I have seen this happen on numerous occasions over my 19 years in the art business and my experience has lead me to discourage artists from including the date on their work or in their portfolios for this reason.
The potential buyer may find the artwork to be desirable in every way artistically and aesthetically, and I would argue that the age of the artwork shouldn’t make any difference to this buyer.Just last week, Klum and Schnabel enjoyed a romantic beach day in Saint Tropez while in the South of France for the Cannes Film Festival, where she hit up the amf AR Gala.Dear Jason, As a Museum Director, I vehemently disagree with not putting the date created on pieces of work in a portfolio. Because of the complexity of the market, an artist will frequently have to move a work of art through several galleries before it finds a home.Unfortunately, I have found age can have an impact on some (not all, but some) buyers.“I like this piece,” they will say, “but it’s dated 2007.