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, whose position in the auction market has been solidified by exceptional sales volumes over the course … Continue reading What Is “Blue Chip” Art and How Does It Stack up against the S&P 500?
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 two most challenging barriers to entry for the general population: high capital requirements and the … Continue reading Why Art Should Be in Every Investor’s Portfolio
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 few people had access. Back then, you would hear about museum-quality works selling for tens of … Continue reading How to Begin Collecting Art