Art & Collectibles

News and Insights on Art & Collectibles as Alternative Assets
collectible antique dolls

The antique doll sector has been described by one collectibles expert as being 'like the wind,' as it is subject to dramatic highs and lows, however interest appears to be currently waning in one traditionally lucrative area of the market – the William and Mary doll arena. An upcoming auction

chinese art sanyu

China is once again the leader in the global art marketplace, according to the world leader of art market information, Artprice. The report released by Artprice has revealed that China had been tipped to lose its dominance of the art market to the US in 2016, but, thanks to a

basquiat art investment

According to new research, Millennials are increasingly looking at art as a commercially sound investment, in stark contrast to those older investors who viewed it solely in terms of its aesthetic appeal. The research from US Trust found that 55 per cent of Millennials invested in and collected art for

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