One of the major benefits of buying art from an art fair that has a selection process, like Cambridge City Art Fair, is that you know that the work on display has already met stringent criteria based on quality. Even so, if you have questions about a piece of work or the artist responsible just ask the dealer or gallery selling the work- the chances are they have established a good relationship with the artist over a period of time and have invested themselves in that work because they believe it has merit.
Our galleries and dealers have years of experience and have probably heard every question that it is possible for a prospective purchaser to ask about the art they are selling. Don't be nervous about asking 'stupid' questions- there's no such thing!
You could ask questions about the artist:
Or you could ask about the work:
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