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March 17, 2015 Know Your Value

POBA's exciting new partnership with the Appraisers Association of America brings to POBA members and artists a full range of independent, informed, and objective valuations for insurance, tax, charitable, historical and other purposes. The value of a creative legacy is more than financial. POBA's partnership with the Association allows us to help know your creative legacy's value on every level.

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March 04, 2015 A New Webb

Nancy Webb (1926-2012) was an artistic powerhouse. She began her art career as a painter and print maker in the 1940s, creating book jacket covers for herself and others such as Isaac Bashevis Singer. By the late 1960s, Webb was a sculptor as well, creating iconic modernist sculptures as well as more sensual and ephemeral works of the natural world, brimming with symbolic and earthy meanings.

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February 18, 2015 Music Matters

The 1976 Copyright Act has recently become applicable. Pertinent to all copyrights, the profoundest effect will be on music and could open a critical period in which music rights holders get to reclaim, renegotiate or re-grant their copyrights on better terms. Learn more in POBA's Music Tips.

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February 13, 2015 Rare as Gold

See 2 new collections of never/rarely-heard music and unpublished visual works of legendary Andrew Gold from his trove of 1500 songs, deft instrumentals and arrangements for his solos/groups and a "Who's Who" of rock/pop. His expressive line drawings also show his talent, wit, and piercing insight.

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February 03, 2015 Yes, You Can!

Check out two POBA portfolios published today of Daniel Mincer and Carol Kessler made entirely with love and DIY energy. POBA is a DIY site with helpful FAQs to guide you at every step. If you want help, POBA is here. But if you prefer your own creative moment, then Yes, You Can!

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January 15, 2015 Remembering a Penthouse Painter

The Clyde Fitch Report captures insights into the remarkable artistic talent of Bob Guccione, from his daughter, Tonina Andrews. Surrounded by fame and controversy, his true passions for painting was obscured rather than illuminated by them. This interview draws a new picture of Bob Guccione as artist.

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January 11, 2015 POBA and PAAM Collaborate, Innovate

PAAM, celebrating 100 years as the premier arts museum in the oldest art colony in America, launched a partnership with POBA to bring outstanding PAAM artists to the wider public. The Provincetown Banner described this partnership as a digital afterlife for PAAM artists, which POBA hopes will be their digital heaven.

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December 09, 2014 Bob Guccione: Still Life in Motion

In both public and private life, Bob Guccione (1930-2010) found his essential passion and lifelong artistic expression in painting, drawing and photography. Experience what he saw and created by his own hand: the rich colors, soft lines, and deep feeling captured in his "everyday" paintings.

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December 05, 2014 Paddle8 Opens Carol Carlisle Collection Auction with POBA – December 4 to 15,2014

Carol Carlise's photographic collection is inspiration and subject of an exciting auction now underway in partnership between POBA and Paddle8, featuring more of the extraordinary collection of Carol Carlisle (1924-2011), gathered as managing editor of Popular Photography Magazine over 30 years.

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September 22, 2014 The Weighty Responsibility of Inheriting a Collection

NY Times features POBA in a major story on the weighty responsibility of inheriting a collection, and how POBA helped lighten that load through unique online resources, services and advice. POBA gave timely help to them at varying stages of the entire process - from figuring out what they have to organizing and valuing it, to storage and preserving, to making it available for public display, sale, and more. POBA helped them all.

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