Does Monet Beat the Dow? How Artworks Perform as an Investment
Nov08

Does Monet Beat the Dow? How Artworks Perform as an Investment

In an October article, James Tarmy comes to the conclusion on investing in fine art that many have before his analysis:  Whatever the ultimate price, the work of fine art adds value simply because one can enjoy it.  Beyond that, the Bloomberg journalist has correctly shown how purchasing a work in a specific point of time can beat or lag traditional investor indexes.   Source: Does Monet Beat the Dow? How Artworks Perform as an...

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Japan’s New Billionaire Doesn’t Suck at all.
May28

Japan’s New Billionaire Doesn’t Suck at all.

The significance of fine art and the value society places on iconic artists came to a head this week.  Basquiat’s Untitled, 1982 set the artist record at auction to date, $110.5 million.   The new owner Yusaku Maezawa (@yousuck2020) is being courted in the media as the go-to trendsetter.  The auction purchase is just one of many to date that detail how he understands the significance of the work and the artist.  Here is the...

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RED – a color to embrace, hate or love
Dec13

RED – a color to embrace, hate or love

Color theory is widely used to sell everything from products to philosophies. Over time, one color more than others has risen to the top.  RED. Famous brands like Ferrari are associated first with Red.  Jewish mysticism equates red with the auspiciousness of Ezekiel’s Chariot and Gevurah.  Valentines is adorned in it – the rose, the lips, the passions. Similarly, caution and evil have been wrapped in all of its shades. Red...

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Jealous by Jonas – Tunney Remain Calm
Jan22

Jealous by Jonas – Tunney Remain Calm

The daily intersection of art and music produces great outcomes.   The hit song “Jealous” by Nick Jonas has done an excellent job incorporating the lyrics with the lyrical signs by fine artist Peter Tunney.   Jonas and Tunney collaborated to make a visually compelling video.   Both have had their successes previously.   Today, the street art movement has become main stream – from Luxury Brands like Louis Vuitton or...

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