collection management

Art & Social Media. Best Tips on How to Buy Art on Instagram

Art & Social Media. Best Tips on How to Buy Art on Instagram
Instagram is the world’s most talked-about new art dealer, whose influence on the art market continues to grow every year. Social media channels were once used to purchase affordable artworks, but today even big art collectors buy art online. Follow these tips to learn how to buy artwork on Instagram.

Art Investment Risks: Is it Smart to Invest in Art?

Art Investment Risks: Is it Smart to Invest in Art?
Although some art investors manage to get high returns on their purchases, investing in art is, in fact, a high-risk endeavor. Art investments carry a wide range of risks and expenses that many people aren’t aware of when entering the market - let's look into some of them.

How Art Collectors can Increase the Value of their Collection

How Art Collectors can Increase the Value of their Collection
The price of art depends on many factors, some of which can be manipulated by collectors to grow the value of their pieces. Let’s take a look at how collectors can influence these factors to increase the value of their collection.

Why are Freeports an Increasingly Popular Choice for Storing Priceless Art?

Why are Freeports an Increasingly Popular Choice for Storing Priceless Art?
Freeports are a popular solution for art buyers today. They are located in duty-free zones outside of anybody's jurisdiction and anybody's tax bills. Tax benefits are the number one reason why many collectors opt for keeping their art in freeports, but there are many other advantages freeports offer to their users.

Collecting vs. Buying Art - What Constitutes an Art Collection?

Collecting vs. Buying Art - What Constitutes an Art Collection?
Unlike simple art assemblages, art collections are well-planned projects, established when collectors submerge themselves deep into the subject of their interest and spend years looking for very particular art pieces that can bring the entire narrative together. So what separates regular art buyers from art collectors?

Insuring Artwork: It’s Necessary, and It’s Easier Than You Think

Insuring Artwork: It’s Necessary, and It’s Easier Than You Think
Many art collectors forgo insurance; some because of the prohibitive cost, others over the inconvenience, and the vast majority because they assume “it won’t happen to me”. To be clear, if you own any artwork worth a few thousand dollars or more, you should definitely insure the collection.

Storing Art: Four Best Practises for Caring for Your Precious Collection

Storing Art: Four Best Practises for Caring for Your Precious Collection
If you’ve chosen to invest in a new piece of artwork, then its rightful place should be on display; unfortunately, we are occasionally forced to put away our choicest pieces, whether for renovation, moving house or something similar. In such cases, there are right and wrong ways to go about storage.

Private Art Collections: Friend or Foe to the Broader Art Community?

Private Art Collections: Friend or Foe to the Broader Art Community?
While it might not be an age-old question quite yet, there’s ongoing debate across the art world on the ethics of private art collection. Does it support only the wealthy, leaving starving artists with nowhere to turn? Perhaps private collections breathe new life into art galleries? Or do they simply offer the purse and motivation to preserve and maintain high-value works of art that, quite simply, museums cannot afford?