American Art Collector December, 2006

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artcollector1206The December, 2006 issue of American Art Collector magazine chronicles how the Oyster Harbors Club built a contemporary collection of art that reflects the history, the area and the people of Cape Cod.  Working with NYC fine arts consultant Laura Della Monica, the club built a collection for the enjoyment and inspiration of its current members, and also as an investment to be treasured by future members.

For the club’s Grill Room, Ms. Della Monica says she chose “a selection of pastels by two of the best pastel artists on the Cape,” Carole Chisholm Garvey and Peter Kalill.  She says Mrs. Garvey “presents sunsets over the still water in her two small but unflinchingly beautiful pastels, Goodnight, Edgartown, and It’s Over.  The remaining daylight explodes through the darkening sky pushing the clouds aside in reds, blues and purples.”

Read article:  Tailoring a Collection