Ralph E. Lerner, Educator
In addition to overseeing sales, purchases, and other art dealings over the last 40 years, Ralph E. Lerner has been an educator to artists, collectors, students, and anyone interested in the art world. Ralph Lerner has published several books, but also over 30 articles detailing the intricacies of the art world, from specific sales of a piece of art, to tax methods for both buyers and sellers, to the politics of art and the museums that house it.
Ralph E. Lerner has also lectured to students in universities all across the United States, including NYU, Rutgers University, Harvard University, University of Pennsylvania, and countless others. Ralph Lerner has also travelled abroad to share his insight and expertise in both Geneva and Basel Switzerland. The topics of these lectures ranged from art as a gift, the theft of art by the Nazi regime, tax aspects of art and its sale, estate planning, and dealer-artist interaction.