Posts Tagged ‘ Art as an Investment ’

Jussi Pylkkanen auctions the Picasso in New York

Money cascades into the Art Market

May 18th, 2015 | By

Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Phillips modernist works sales last week topped US$2.5bn with more fast money chasing art than at any time since 2008. Picasso’s Women of Algiers made a new auction record for a work of art of US$179m. Giacometti’s life-size sculpture L’homme au doigt sold for US$141.3m confirming that sculpture has now achieved the
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Nouriel Roubini

Nouriel Roubini decides Art is an asset class

Feb 28th, 2015 | By

Nouriel Roubini, the leading economist, has lately turned his attention to art and the art market (which he believes needs regulation due to “shady behaviour”).  He has now decided that art is a new asset class.  Actually, art has always been an asset class except previous generations just called it something else.  Throughout history good
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Art as an Investment by Melanie Gerlis, Lund Humpries, 2014, Hardback, A Review.

Dec 15th, 2014 | By

                      In Art as an Investment Melanie Gerlis successfully manages to strip away some of the mystique on how art acts an investment.  Her format consists of a series of chapters comparing the record of art as an investment with other investments such as the
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