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Best Art Appraisers In Denver

November 1, 2010 12:38 PM

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Few of us are skilled enough to know whether a piece of art is just a dust-covered, paint-splashed canvas in Grandma’s attic or a masterpiece lost to historians and collectors. Luckily for all would-be treasure hunters, Denver is home to appraisers who are treasures in their own right.
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Ann Scarlett Daley

1700 Lincoln Street, Suite 4750
Denver, CO 80203
(720) 273-0277
www.artappraisalscolorado.com

Ann Scarlett Daley is one of the city’s treasures. Conducting appraisals since the early 1990’s, Daley has only recently retired from the Denver Art Museum, where she served as the associate curator at the Petrie Institute of Western American Art. The manager of a private collection for over 26 years, Daley specializes in 19th and 20th century American painting, Western American art, prints and sculpture. Whether focused on the appraisal of 100 pieces or one, her attention to detail and voluminous knowledge make her name one well trusted in the community. Daley has been a member of the Appraisers Association of America since 1991.

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Kathy Andrews

1700 Lincoln Street, Suite 4750
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 902-8637
www.artappraisalscolorado.com

Kathy Andrews is recommended by some of the best collectors and gallery owners in Denver for a reason. An adjunct professor at the Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, Andrews views her career as one of constant discovery. An addict of research, Andrews explains that she finds her joy both in the finding of hidden gems and in helping others understand the work that they have. As the former Executive Director for the Center for Visual Arts of Metropolitan State College and the former Gallery and Museum Director for the Arvada Center of the Arts and Humanities, Andrews has recently joined forces with Ann Scarlett Daley as an associate in her appraisal firm. Andrews specializes in American, Contemporary Western and European paintings, ceramics and fine crafts.

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Jack Henry Kunin Appraisers

540 S. Forest Street
Denver, CO 80246
(303) 332-0563
www.jhkuninart.com

Jack Kunin is recognized as an icon in art appraisal throughout the Denver region and beyond. A former art history professor engaged in the academic rat race, Kunin said he dropped out to follow a passion that allowed him to “live happily ever after.” Now with over 30 years of art appraisal experience focused in European, Pre-Columbian and American works, Kunin avoids getting caught up in academic trends that often don’t reflect interest in the real market. Instead, he is focused on what people want on their walls, where masterpieces will sell best, and those times when he can tell someone that they have a very real treasure on their hands. With a history of accuracy and concern for the art that he studies, Kunin’s hand continues to paint the horizon of Denver’s art appraisal scene.

- Joseph Boven
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