5 Reasons Why Investing in Fine Art is for the Long Term

[caption id="attachment_11182" align="alignnone" width="820"] Chaim Soutine, Portrait of Madeleine Castaing (1929). Source: The Met[/caption] The idea of fine art as an investment rather than just a collection is nothing new. According to the Deloitte Art & Finance Report, over three quarters of art collectors now purchase works with their investment potential in mind. However, for... Read More

How to Get Started as a Fine Art Investor

Fascination with the world of art investment continues to be fuelled by the mystique surrounding it and the astronomical price records set at public auctions. Compound this with the celebrity status conferred upon a handful of superstar contemporary artists such as Jeff Koons, Anish Kapoor and Christopher Wool, mega-dealers like Gagosian, David Zwirner and Pace... Read More

The Challenges and Benefits of Contemporary Art Investment

[caption id="attachment_10687" align="alignnone" width="640"] Source: Borro[/caption] Before examining the challenges and benefits of Contemporary Art investment, it is important to pinpoint where in the art landscape this category falls. Auction houses and galleries split what the un-initiated might call 'Modern art' into three main periods: Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary Art. Impressionist art begins around 1880... Read More

What Drives the Value of Art?

At the London School of Business’ Art Investment Conference, Borro had the opportunity to discover the top factors that drive the value of art. Dr. Ian Robertson gave an amazing presentation on this and we’re excited to share with you what we’ve learned. 1) The yields in stocks and shares On average, as stocks and... Read More