In the realms of art, it’s often said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. In the art marketplace, value is often even more relative than that.
Nobody in Missoula knows this better than Tim Gordon. A nationally respected fine art appraiser, Gordon has been called upon by estates and museums around the country to assess the value of everything from paintings and sculptures to a collection of the late Princess Diana’s dresses.
While his focus is geographically, historically, and aesthetically broad, Gordon has taken a particular interest in the legacy of artists from Montana and the surrounding region, many of whom he believes are both financially and historically underappreciated in today’s art market.
So when local gallery owner Dudley Dana put out the call for his 10th annual Collector’s Resale auction, where private art collectors have the opportunity to sell works from their collections via silent auction at the Dana Gallery, Gordon decided to take the opportunity to highlight some of those neglected treasures. [Read More...]