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March 17, 2015 Know Your Value

The value of a creative legacy is more than financial.  POBA’s newest partnership with the Appraisers Association of America allows us to help know your creative legacy’s value on every level. Established in 1949, the Appraisers Association is the premier association of personal property appraisers. Association members are independent, covering 100 different areas of specialization […]

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March 04, 2015 A New Webb

Nancy Webb (1926-2012) was an artistic grand master. Beginning her career as a painter and print maker in the 1940s, by the late 1960s, Webb was a sculptor as well, creating large modernist sculptures as well as small, exquisitely cast and etched works that captured big themes of life, death, creation and the sensual natural […]

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February 18, 2015 Music Matters

If you create music or manage the legacy of some one who did, POBA’s Music Tips may be especially useful. A little known, limited window of time for reclaiming most copyrights granted in 1978 or later opened up in 2013. This could be a critical period in which music rights holders get to reclaim, re-negotiate and/or […]

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February 13, 2015 Rare as Gold

Rarely does the public have access to the private collections of a master of music. This week, POBA publishes two portfolios of the incomparable Andrew Gold and digs deep into his family’s treasure trove of never- or rarely-heard music and unpublished visual works. Gold’s vocal and instrumental prowess and deft songwriting made him a sought […]

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February 03, 2015 Yes, You Can!

Check out the new portfolios published today on POBA of two versatile and prolific artists –  Daniel Mincer and Carol Kessler – one a native New Yorker who died young and the other a native Californian graced by a long life. Their art works are quite different, but equally rewarding to discover. They are also tied […]

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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. Read the full interview.

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January 11, 2015 POBA and PAAM Collaborate, Innovate

PAAM (Provincetown Art Assoc. & Museum) receives well deserved recognition for its innovation and collaboration in bringing exceptional PAAM artists online through POBA, extending the reach and presence for this century-old art colony’s great masters. Read full article on this promising partnership.

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December 09, 2014 Bob Guccione: Still Life in Motion

In both his public and in his private life, Bob Guccione  (1930-2010) found his essential passion and lifelong artistic expression in painting, drawing and photography. Obscured by fame and controversy, here we can experience what Guccione saw and created by his own hand: the rich colors, soft lines, and deep feeling he captures in his […]

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

Carol Carlise’s POBA-presented photographic collection of outstanding photography from the 1930s to the 1970s is the inspiration and subject of an exciting, expanded auction now underway in partnership with Paddle8. This auction, Paddle8 Presents Photographs From The Collection of Carol Carlisle, features more of the extraordinary collection of Carol Carlisle (1924-2011), who served as managing editor of […]

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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 an artistic collection, and how POBA helped several families and representatives lighten that load through unique online resources, services, and advice. Read about how POBA gave timely help to them  at varying stages of the entire process – from figuring out […]

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