Are Collectables Appropriate For An Art collection?
I would argue that most collectables can be appreciated in some way that mirrors how you might appreciate artworks like paintings and sculptures. As such, I think it is entirely appropriate to consider collectables as part of an art collection. A collectable is an object that is limited in number and typically relates to culture,…
Is There An Art ETF?
A common question I receive is whether there is an option to invest in art via the stock market or an art ETF. The short answer is… no. But I would like to lay out a longer answer that proposes some alternatives that could act similarly. While no art ETF example like this exists on…
3 Artworks That Investors Should Avoid!
While any artwork carries investment risk, it can be said that some are more likely to produce unfavorable returns for a collector than others.In this respect, I have devised a list of the 3 kinds of artworks that art investors might like to avoid to decrease their chances of investing in duds. I typically suggest…
Can You Invest In Art With Less Than $1,000?
Numerous opportunities exist to purchase artwork under the $1,000, $500, and even $200 threshold. These will likely be editions. As noted in what to look for in an art print, the ideal edition will include a signature, an edition size and an edition number. But, when you venture into editions under $500, you may have…
A Beginners Strategy For Art Collecting
I would recommend that you start by collecting inexpensive editions from blue-chip artists (or at least from very well-known artists that sit just outside blue-chip status). Editions such as skateboards and prints may be best, as they are the easiest to find. But sculptural editions would also be a good choice for beginners as they…
Is Art A Good Hedge Against inflation?
In times of high inflation, investors can have a preference to move part of their wealth to tangible assets, like gold, property, and art. This is because inflation erodes the purchasing power of cash, as the goods and services purchased with cash become more expensive. Even the value of cash held in interest-bearing bank accounts…
What Kinds Of Artwork Should You Collect?
Paintings, sculptures, prints, photographs, skateboards; the kinds of artworks you can collect are almost endless. With such a wide array of options, how do you choose what types of artwork you should add to your portfolio? Several factors will inform your answer to this question, including, how seriously do you take diversification and what kind…
What To Look For In An Art Print
Even while our guides touch on every kind of artwork, I am acutely aware that the most likely artwork beginner investors will consider is editioned art prints. Acquiring other artworks, such as one-of-a-kind paintings, can be prohibitively expensive for most investors (unless you invest via art funds). This is why we think it is imperative…
Why Art Funds May Be The Future Of Art Collecting
Investing in art is not easy and certainly is not as passive as you may think. You need to make numerous considerations on the way to acquiring work, and that is just the beginning. Your art collection will require ongoing maintenance and a stable climate to help preserve its integrity and sale value.
Why You Should Be Investing In Women Artists
Investors are always looking for undervalued investments so that they can swoop in and reap the rewards once the market re-balances. Stock investors may look for undervalued publicly-listed companies that they believe will increase in value once the company releases its financial results. In this way, art investors are no different.