Art collector to share his vision at Lacoste starting Feb 3, 2018, Concord, MA

Ever wonder why people collect art?

You can find out at “Through the Eyes of a Collector,” an exhibit  opening Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 and running through Feb. 28 at the Lacoste Gallery, in Concord, Ma.

AshwiniBhat Matrikas

The exhibit offers an insight into the art collecting practices of Steve Alpert, an avid ceramic art lover and collector for more than 40 years, according to  the Lacoste invitation.  Alpert has served on the board  of MFA Boston, as Board Chairman of the Institute for Contemporary Art, and was  founder and Chairman of Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University.

In this show, he  brings together a diverse group of artists whose work ranges from studio pottery to figurative and sculptural ceramic art.


 Gaden of Eartlhy DelightsThe artists include:Michael Ashley, Ashwini Bhat, Rick Hirsch, Jeff Kell, Eva Kwong, KyungMin Park and Jack Thompson.

The show, which runs through February 28,  represents Alpert’s vision.  Its goal is to inform new generations of ceramic art fans and collectors on how to begin an astute ceramic art portfolio.

Opening Reception with Artists: Saturday, February 3, 3:00 – 5:00 PM
Panel Discussion: Ceramic Collecting for the New Generation,   Sunday February 4, 2:00 PM 

The exhibit, opening reception and panel discussion are free and open to the public but kindly RSVP for the panel discussion.

25 Main Street Concord,
MA 01742 978-369-0278

–Anita Harris

Anita M.Harris is a writer, photographer, communications consultant and art lover based in Cambridge, MA.
New Cambridge Observer is a publication of the Harris Communications Group, a PR and content marketing firm, also in Cambridge. 


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