How to buy art: expert's advice 19/05/2014 Last week thewealthnet looked at contemporary art, and in particular at the dangers of investing in it long term (see thewealthnet 12/05/2014). This article focuses on buying in art in general, and explore several areas, which an aspiring art investor needs to consider.
Bursting the contemporary art bubble 12/05/2014 Art is on the radar of many investors, from the mass affluent to the ultra high net worth, and the biggest trend today is undoubtedly the growth in the contemporary art market.
One Oscar pre-owned 14/02/2014 Pawnbroker to the rich and famous borro has announced it has taken possession of an Oscar statuette.
NY hedge funds back art lending initiative for UK and European markets 17/10/2013 Willstone Management Capital Partners, the Panama domiciled art-investment company owned by Olyvia Kwok, a London-based art dealer and former St. James’s gallery owner, is to launch what is claimed to be the first sizeable dedicated art-lending business targeted at the UK and European art market. At present the art lending sector is dominated by New York, primarily because it is home to the world’s biggest art market, especially for contemporary art.
New art investment vehicle launches in the UK 19/09/2013 Olyvia Kwok, a London-based gallery owner, has launched Willstone Management, a specialist art investment business, which aims to make short- to medium-term profits by exploiting trends in prices of all genres of fine art.
The top ten billionaire art collectors named 07/06/2013 The world's biggest billionaire art buyers have art collections worth a combined $9.18 billion, constituting around 18 percent of their net worth, according to consultancy Wealth-X.