Art investor's guideArt Market price indexes - does color matter?
Price indexes help monitor changes in the prices of a particular commodity over the years. In a mathematical sense, they are expressed as a relative number obtained by dividing the price of the commodity in the analyzed period by its price in the base period.
Art investor's guideAppetite comes with eating – That is, demand and supply in the art market
In the classical economic perspective, demand in the art market is described as the number of artworks that individuals can buy at different price levels, taking into account their financial resources. The law of demand assumes that in the market for typical goods, an increase in the price results in ...
Art investor's guidePlayers in the art market – behind the scenes of the artistic scene
Certainly, for many novice investors, the art market is primarily associated with a contemplative artist creating innovative works in the seclusion of their studio and the fervor of creative inspiration. However, the visual arts scene is not merely the monologue of an individual artist; it also encompasses other institutions serving ...
Art investor's guideThe Art of good business
How to reduce investment portfolio risk and Increase expected returns. Many investors ponder this question. Our answer is: invest in art and diversify your portfolio!
Art investor's guideCharacteristics of artworks in the investment market
Works of art are economic goods, both luxurious and investment-worthy. This combination is rarely found in any other industry or sector. As Clare McAndrew from Trinity College in Dublin states, from an economic perspective, works of art have a specific dual nature. On one hand, they are consumable goods, which ...
Art investor's guideThe History of the Polish art market and investments in contemporary art
As Stanisław Lec once mentioned in his collection of aphorisms, "the discipline of art requires freedom." It is not surprising, then, that the art market in Poland began to flourish only after 1990. Despite its relatively young age, the Polish art market, especially in the segment of contemporary art, has ...
Art investor's guideThe Transfer of wealth: What connects contemporary art and investments?
Introduction to Alternative Investments Numerous economic crises and constant fluctuations in international financial markets historically initiated the search for new ways to increase capital held by investors. These forms were intended to be uncorrelated assets with the traditional financial market. This created a new type of investment in the market: ...
Art investor's guideDoes art have a single value?
The Hypothesis of the Three Graces: An Introduction to Art Investment To begin discussions about collecting works of art, it is necessary to present the hypothesis of the "Three Graces," which was formulated by the famous art dealer and art world expert, Michael Findlay. A collector has three main motivations ...
Art investor's guidePhenomenon of Young Art
Spectacular results, exceptional talents, great achievements of a new generation of artists. Young Art Auctions are not only exciting but, above all, they meet the expectations of both collectors and the artists themselves. The formula of the project is often the beginning of a remarkable artistic adventure.
Art investor's guideHOW MUCH IS JEWELRY WORTH?
Various, unique objects from all over the world appear at auctions at DESA Unicum. Most often they come from collectors, people who bring beautiful items from their travels, as well as from heirs who often only with us discover how valuable the inherited jewelry is.