Alan Bamberger
San Francisco

Expert in

  • American West & California Fine Art 19th-20th C.
  • Rare Books on Fine and Decorative Arts
Alan Bamberger
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Curriculum Vitae

Overview

  • Over 33 years’ expertise
  • Independent appraiser of original and limited edition works of fine art, art books, archives, documents and manuscript materials relating to the fine and decorative arts
  • Member of Association of Online Appraisers, Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers
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We would like to introduce you to Alan Bamberger, Auctionata expert in American West & California Fine Art 19th - 20th century as well as Rare Books on Fine and Decorative Arts.

Alan Bamberger has more than 30 years’ experience with fine art, rare books and associated materials such as manuscripts, photographs, catalogues, scrapbooks, correspondence and documents. Among his professional strengths are his expertise in American West and California Fine Art.

The expert began selling art in 1979, and selling rare and scholarly art reference books with specialties in American and European 19th and 20th century art, architecture, photography, design and decoration in 1982. He is an independent appraiser and has been appraising original and limited edition works of fine art, art books, archives, documents and manuscript materials relating to the fine and decorative arts continually since 1988.

The expert has written about the art business since 1983. His syndicated column, "Art Talk," appeared in antique and collectibles newspapers and magazines nationwide from 1985 to 2001. He has also authored three books: The Art of Buying Art, Buy Art Smart and Art For All. In 1997, Mr. Bamberger launched the website www.artbusiness.com, which he owns and operates independently, and which is visited and consulted daily by well over 4,000 collectors, artists, fine arts professionals and individuals with questions or concerns about various aspects of the art business.

Alan Bamberger lives and works in San Francisco.