Art & Collectibles

News and Insights on Art & Collectibles as Alternative Assets
chairman mao online art

The digital age we are living in has had a marked impact on the world of art investment, with many industry experts calling technology the 'next frontier' of the global art market. Online buying and selling is now becoming far more common in terms of art, with strong growth in

real estate and classic cars investment

According to a new report, prime residential real estate and classic cars remain solid investments even in the face of geopolitical instability and stock market volatility. Douglas Elliman and Knight Frank’s The Wealth Report 2016 found that, while many asset classes have seen negligible appreciation over the course of the

international art market

According to a leading index, the global art market is seeing a major uptick as investors search for an alternative to other, more traditional investments such as stock and shares. The index, Artprice, confirmed that the art market has bounced back all over the globe following a slump of more

treasure assets - cars

Wealthy investors are increasingly favouring so-called ‘treasure assets’ when it comes to opting for financial vehicles in which to place their money. As well as having a sense of nostalgia, this asset class – which includes collectibles such as historic cars, books, figurines and music memorabilia – also carries a

Lee Man Fong - Bali Life - Art Investment

The words ‘Southeast Asian art’ have been on the lips of increasing numbers of investors in recent months, with many believing that the genre could be the next big thing for the art market. The art-form has been rocking the art world’s boat in the last two to three years,

classic car alternative investments

Is there anything better than putting your money where your heart is? This form of investing – the so-called 'passion investing' is growing in popularity across the globe as increasing numbers of people choose to allocate their wealth to something that pulls at their heartstrings. The classic car arena, one

frieda kahlo female art investment

Those looking for the right path to take in terms of art investment should perhaps consider investing in the "woefully undervalued" works by female artists, art establishment experts across the world have suggested. Experts in the field have highlighted an "unjust anomaly” in the value of pieces by women as

marvel avengers & fantastic four comics

Choosing art and collectibles as an alternative investment vehicle for your cash can be a fun, as well as potentially lucrative, approach to growing your money. Once seen as a route open only to the very wealthy, there are now ways to make smaller investments in art and collectibles without

Amedeo Modligliani's Nu Couché

With art prices soaring, this creative commodity is seeing interest from investors skyrocket, but art experts are warning that it is essential to keep an eye on the longevity of the investment. Art investment has been attracting increasing global attention in recent months following the sale of an oil painting

Andy Warhol Art Investment

No form of alternative investment is totally free from external influences, but right now art is looking like an interesting option to consider when it comes to finding a safe vehicle to put your money into. The global financial crisis brought many of the world’s markets to its knees –