James Compton Gallery Blog

Collecting and Letting Go

My psychology in collecting art has a fundamental rule that I follow with some variations.  The rule is this: collecting something requires letting go of something else.  The practical dilemma here is that I can’t keep everything because my resources are limited and the...

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Why I Collect Native American Indian Art

If dying is as important as being born, then we, the European-based North American culture, have lost the path in getting there.  If this path was lost because we have left our rooted homeland for North America, then adopting the Native American culture is...

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