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Brazen and Bold Quotes by Innovator Damien Hirst
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Artist Damien Hirst shot like a meteor to fame in the early 1990s as one of a group of ambitious art students who formed the core of the Young British Artists group (YBAs) alongside Tracey Emin, Sarah Lucas and Gavin Turk. Hirst, a conceptual artist, gained critical acclaim with his famous fourteen-foot tiger shark preserved […]

The Worlds Most Expensive Photographs
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When people think of the world’s most valuable pieces of artwork, they typically think of artists like Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock, Damien Hirst, or Pablo Picasso. However, those who work with art know that photography can have a large impact in the art world. Beverly Loan Company both purchases and offers collateral based loans on […]

Skateboard Decks and Famous Artists
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Beverly Loan Company, the luxury lender of Beverly Hills, offers pawn loans on contemporary and modern art – including skateboard decks by the world’s best artists. Fine art decks are starting to command unbelievable prices. Artists like Banksy, Damien Hirst, Shepard Fairey and Takashi Murakami all have limited edition skateboard decks that have sold for […]

Wild Beasts: The History of Fauvism
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Turn of the century Paris was an incredible environment to be a burgeoning, experimental, contemporary artist. The traditional style of studied, realistic history painting had been rebelliously shattered by the Impressionists shifting, light-filled, plein-air compositions. Continuing this philosophy of pictorial representation, a group of artists began to employ dynamic, bold colors to describe light and […]

Artist Spotlight: Francis Bacon
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One of the most important artists of our time, Francis Bacon, is known for his surrealistic and distinctive figurative art. Beverly Loan Company, coined “pawnshop to the stars” by the media, offers loans based on high-end collateral, including art by Francis Bacon. The now deceased painter held the record for a short period of time […]

Artist Spotlight: Hockney
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Considered one of the most influential artists in the 20th century, David Hockney’s art of Los Angeles swimming pools and photo collages are highly coveted and sell for incredible prices at auction. Beverly Loan Company, who are LA natives in their own right, offer collateral based loans and outright purchases of David Hockney artwork. Born […]

A Brief History of Pop Art
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Beverly Loan Company, also known as the Pawnshop to the Stars, makes loans on many luxury items, however, one of the most interesting items they accept as collateral is fine artwork. Working exclusively with modern and contemporary art, the collateral lender sees many genres of art, particularly Pop Art. The “Pop Art” movement, as it’s […]

The Most Expensive Sports Memorabilia
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While there are millions of sports collectors, enthusiasts and fanatics around the world, there are not many who can claim they have the “most expensive” piece of memorabilia. Those lucky few who have had their hands on rare and important sports objects have made hundreds of thousands, if not millions at auction. Beverly Loan Company, […]

What is a Fine Art Print?
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A fine art print is an authorized copy of original artwork created either by the artist themselves or a skilled craftsman. Even though these prints are not the “original” piece of art and exist in multiples, they can be considered works of art in their own right. Prints are often a way for artists to […]

Beverly Loan Company Guide to Pawning Art
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There are many reasons why a person would need to obtain a collateral loan on their fine art – and Beverly Loan Company, Los Angeles’ premier pawnshop, has heard almost all of them. With an ever fluctuating art market it can be difficult for some collectors to find an immediate buyer, and usually when a […]