Art investment

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Art market

Phillips rolls out 'Articker' to predict the next hot artists through exhibitions and media coverage

Like a stock ticker, the new data platform scrapes the internet to give users a constant stream of information about art

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Art investment

The blue chip delusion: why investors should be wary of the brand name lure

Art is pitched as an asset class, but even big-name artists are not guaranteed to hold their value, let alone turn a profit

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Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley tech companies take novel approaches to art investment

Silicon Valley’s success stories are applying their non-corporate ethos to art investment, finding innovative ways of building their collections

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Letters

"Silver, Wine, Art and Gold" is a proper asset class

Joe Roseman, former head of economics at Moore Capital and author of Swag: Alternative Assets for the Coming Decade

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Art & Technology

Latest online startup aims for 3D sales

The creators of a new software venture think that adding an extra dimension will get things moving

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January 2010

Could the art market be undergoing a fundamental restructuring?

2010 will be a year of continued reshaping

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Art market

New index and fund track post-war art: AMR Post-War Art 50

Castlestone plans 18-month buying spree while prices remain low

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Mark Rothko

Disgraced Madoff investor’s Rothkos turn up in Moscow

J. Ezra Merkin offloads $310 million collection

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September 2007

Comment: if the hedge funders ditch art, new buyers will emerge

In 2007 the economist James Sproule examined the risks facing the market—and the good news was it was not all doom and gloom

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July 2007

It’s definitely a bubble, but when it will burst is anybody’s guess

The veteran dealer Richard Feigen on the state of the art market in 2007

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Sevso silver

Questions arise surrounding legitimacy of items thought to be part of supposedly incomplete Sevso silver hoard

Documents seen by The Art Newspaper reveal that five bowls, 37 cups and 187 spoons were offered with the 14 pieces which make up the Roman treasure

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Art market

The Warhol effect : Moving from connoisseurship to brand recognition

How the money men have changed the market

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Art market

Speculators angering dealers over collecting without passion for art

Young financiers want to build a diversified portfolio

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Art market

Fine art investment fund goes live

Meanwhile, other art funds are being started up

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Art market

Leading investment companies in bidding battle to take control of Drouot, the auction house that groups all the Parisian auctioneers

Investment companies bidding as Bergé drops out

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Art investment

Bernard Arnault retreats from web investments

Following over €500 million investment in 1999

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Sponsorship

Concentration of arts sponsorship in London causes other UK regions to lose out

Unevenness comes to light, as survey finds that almost 50% of the UK total was directed towards London

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March 1991

A guide to bad times: why the market downturn is good news for true collectors

We observed that while the market was feeling fragile during the 1991 slump, fortunes have a way of turning around