Many great artworks over the centuries have been lost, never to be seen again. Historically the plundering of galleries, homes and castles during times of war, devastating losses by fire or damage / loss of masterpieces in transport accidents, are some of the many cases of lost art that has ... Read more →
As China becomes an increasingly more visible and vocal world leader in a range of areas from geopolitics, sport, economics through to design, it was only a matter of time until there was growing interest from the west in Chinese contemporary art. "Before 2005, the market for Chinese ... Read more →
While many global investors dodge and weave the insecurity of the securities market, the crashing of many domestic housing markets and the instability of the geopolitical situations around the globe, the ultra-rich will spend over $2.7 trillion on art by 2026.This growing trend has seen artworks ... Read more →
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If you're thinking of buying art for your home or gifting to a loved one, here are four simple tips you may want to hold on to.Art has the ability to transform moods and provoke emotions. It can also change ... Read more →
Often when we look at investment portfolios, we think broadly about the asset classes within it. These typically include property, stocks, bonds even currencies.However, with the increase in global geopolitical insecurity, fluctuating economies and skyrocketing country debt in many developed ... Read more →
Art offers everyone from every walk of life an experience. An experience to learn, create, innovate, understand, observe and develop skills outside their expertise. For many – including people from world leaders such as Winston Churchill, George W Bush, through to innovators such as Johnny Depp, ... Read more →
Corporates around the globe are purchasing, leasing and displaying art around their boardrooms, hallways and meeting rooms, but not simply to ‘outdo or outshine one another’, or to make a statement about who they are or what they stand for.As many companies – especially those in the USA, after ... Read more →
In 2018 several major milestones of the art market calendar have already come and gone—including the London auctions and Art Basel in Hong Kong. It is also expected that online auctions market will be the area facing the fiercest competition (up significantly from 27% in 2017). There is a high ... Read more →
Art in Asia is growing at unprecedented levels. Sales in Asia constituted 23 per cent of all global art dealings in 2017, and China, whose market has been growing for years, continues to remain on top. With even the IMF recognising the potential in the region, it is hard for there not to be a buzz ... Read more →
What Does This Mean for Art Investors?
With many global equity markets bouncing all over the place with the rising cost of doing business, once unbreakable businesses are succumbing to ‘disruptors’ and consumer sentiment changes, coupled with growing geopolitical security and asset overvaluation in ... Read more →