A new ease of investment. Investing in financial markets has never been easier than it is today, and in the last ten years, a number of new companies have emerged that enable access to alternative asset classes by eliminating the...
Fine art has exhibited strong risk-adjusted returns, while remaining relatively uncorrelated with other major asset classes. But if you have a limited amount to invest, say $10,000, what are your options? Below, we break down the possibilities to help...
The idea of “collecting” starts early for most people. I grew-up with art books, and was always fascinated by the art world. Growing up in rural Kansas City, the “art world” always felt like an “insiders game” where very...
Where and when Fall and spring are the most important seasons for the auction world. Though London hosts the first big sales of the season, it is usually the bidding in New York that garners attention from the press. Did you...
In today's world, where individual paintings sell for tens of millions of dollars, the Scull sale total of $2.3 million for 50 works—or $12.7 million in 2019 dollars—would hardly be newsworthy. However,  in 1973, it wasn't...
Morgan Stanley launched the Blue Rider Group in 2015 to support its growing base of high-net-worth clients who collect art. The group's aim is to integrate art, an increasingly popular asset class, into a holistic approach to wealth management....
In business, “blue chip” is used to describe the largest or oldest companies, especially industry leaders, whose value is universally accepted. Similarly, blue chip artworks are those which have been created by the most important and widely recognized artists,...