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Annual Meeting - State of the Arts: The Art & Antiques Market - Where Are We Now?
Wednesday, May 13, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:15 PM EDT
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In the not so distant past, a home filled with antiques was synonymous with refined taste; the signifier of an educated collector. Today, the baton has not passed to the next generation, and children are “opting-out” of becoming custodians of their parent’s treasures. Even the red-hot art market had grown just a little tepid, and the heavenly prices paid by Chinese collectors have (mostly) come back down to earth.  What’s happening?

Reid Dunavant, SVP for Doyle Auctioneers & Appraisers, and contributor to PBS’ Antiques Roadshow, will provide an industry insider’s view of the state of art market today.  Stories from around the auction block will shed light on financial and estate planning considerations for any clients who are downsizing, inheriting, or divesting in the current auction market.  The auction industry is the largest contributor of pricing data today, where the sheer volume of daily transactions in every collecting category occurs with the most frequency, both online and on the auction floor.  Mr. Dunavant will discuss the stable sectors, the global influences, the winners, and the losers that make up the state of the arts today.  Approved for 1 hour CE credit.

About Our Speaker

Reid Dunavant, Senior Vice President
Doyle Auctioneers & Appraisers

Reid Dunavant joined Doyle, Auctioneers & Appraisers nearly twenty years ago as the specialist in charge of the Belle Époque Auctions, focusing on 19th and 20th Century Decorative Arts and Silver. When Doyle opened its first office outside of New York in 2004, Mr. Dunavant spearheaded the expansion by Doyle into the Mid-Atlantic region, establishing the Washington, DC office in historic Georgetown and now the company’s continued expansion further into the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions. He continues to supervise estate appraisals, museum deaccessions and art and antiques evaluations for heirs and collectors. He frequently travels throughout the United States giving lectures, sharing his passion for antique silver, and aiding in business development for the company. Read more here.

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