From emerging artists to the masters, Art Resource Group offers expert consulting as well as compelling exhibits.
The Art Resource Group, near the Back Bay in Newport Beach, offers guidance on fine-art acquisitions and appraisals to beginning collectors as well as sophisticated connoisseurs. It also hosts exhibitions, such as the recent Andy Wing and Michael West shows; The View From here: Orange County Perspective showcased forward-thinking local art enthusiasts collecting in the 1970s and ’80s. The winter show is named for David Hockney’s The New and the Old and the New (1991), seen here. Miriam Smith’s company specializes in paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints and photography by contemporary artists as well as the masters. 20351 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach, 949.640.1972, artresourcegroup.com