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About Us

Our mission is to provide thorough, unbiased information about the fine and decorative art market.

ARE has 26 years experience in the fine arts field. Our work includes acquisition, appraisals and collection management.  Appraisal is our particular area of focus. In a field where trust is paramount. we conduct the valuation of fine and decorative  art with honesty, integrity, and confidentiality.  We are qualified to provide expert witness reports and testimony.

Education, Training & Experience:
MA, 1972, BA, 1970, Cultural History, UCLA.
Fine & Decorative Art Appraisal Certificate, New York University, NY 1989
Curatorial training at Los Angeles County Art Museum curatorial and conservation         departments, LA CA, 1970-72.
Publications and lectures:
  Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY NY
  Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
  Victoria & Albert Museum, London
  Quadrangle Art Museum, Springfield MA
Instructor at the Traphagen School of Design, NY NY
Curator of Collections, QAM, Springfield MA.