On May 24th, Erin Fossum was featured on the podcast What’s Up Bainbridge, which features events happening on Bainbridge Island. Erin was invited to promote the May 31st talk she gave at the Kitsap Regional Library on appraising, art collecting, and care of...READ ARTICLE
by Jed Lipinski, Mental Floss Herb Vogel never earned more than $23,000 a year. Born and raised in Harlem, Vogel worked for the post office in Manhattan. He spent nearly 50 years living in a 450-square-foot one-bedroom apartment with his wife, Dorothy, a reference...READ ARTICLE
Online art sales to grow fast as young collectors snatch up works over the Internet, global study finds
New York Daily News / Reuters The value of the online fine art market is expected to more than double to $3.76 billion in the next five years as it increasingly attracts younger and first-time buyers, British insurer Hiscox said on Monday. Online art sites do not...READ ARTICLE
by Conrad De Aenlle, New York Times Art collectors are advised to buy what they love rather than what they think will increase in value. But wealthy investors have bid up prices for works by a handful of Contemporary artists so high that it’s turning the heads of...READ ARTICLE
By Lynda V. Mapes Seattle Times staff reporter Alden Mason, a vivid splash of color in the Northwest art world, is dead at 93. Born July 14, 1919, in Everett, Mr. Mason lived, studied and worked in Seattle and the Puget Sound region all his life, but his work was...READ ARTICLE
When Seattle art dealer John Braseth saw an iconic George Tsutakawa fountain sculpture listed for sale for $1 million on eBay — and then mysteriously removed from the site — he set to work trying to find the seller. He eventually bought the damaged work for a much...READ ARTICLE
Erin G. Fossum, MA
Erin specializes in appraising fine art, antiques & residential contents. She offers appraisals for a variety of purposes, including insurance, estates, donations and divorce.
Get our quarterly newsletter with insights on the value of art, antiques and other goods, whether you’re assisting clients or managing your own collection.