The hardest (and most fun) part is acquiring the art.
natural selection Citrone cautions that just as it takes time to build a collection, the way you relate to individual pieces can also evolve. “There’s stuff I’ve loved from the moment I bought it,” she says, “and some that took
a lot more time to grow on me.”
the fine print You don’t have to begin by buying large-scale pieces, says Citrone. “Start with smaller, more-accessible art, and build from there.”
value judgment The financial value of an item doesn’t directly affect Citrone’s appreciation of it. “We have large, expensive pieces mixed with inexpensive works by friends,” says Citrone, “and we enjoy them the same.”