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The Evolution of Art and Financial Services

July 28, 2016

The head of Deloitte’s Art & Finance Practice in the US, Phillip Ashley Klein and insurance expert Donald A. Poster from Alliant Americas, examine art collectors’ needs in a constantly evolving art world, as art market growth and technological advancements increasingly combine. The rapid transformation of the art market provides opportunities for art collectors who are seeking to protect and grow their wealth. The expertise…

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5 Questions on Art & Law with Steven Schindler and Katherine Wilson-Milne

July 22, 2016

Steven Schindler and Katherine Wilson-Milne of Schindler Cohen & Hochman LLP, a premier art law boutique in New York City, address some common questions and concerns with transparency and risk mitigation in the commercial art world. How does transparency or lack of transparency impact the functioning of the art market today? The lack of transparency in the art market has been of great concern to…

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Avoiding Legal Pitfalls with Matt Beasant

July 15, 2016

It can be difficult to enjoy a work of art when you’ve had the wool pulled over your eyes. In the last few years, the art world has had to deal with some significant forgeries. Several years ago some of the world’s most reputable collectors were defrauded when they purchased modernist masterpieces that turned out to be fakes. These pieces of art were sold by,…

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Art Is Changing – Just What Are The Trends In 2016?

July 1, 2016

George Lucas once said that art is a continually evolving process. When he said that technology keeps moving forward, making it easier for artists to tell their stories and paint the pictures they want he was probably (almost certainly) talking about motion pictures. However, that comment is as easily applicable to other forms of art. Today’s artists have an incredibly wide canvas on which they…

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As I See It with Bruce Helander – Joseph Conrad-Ferm – Momentum

June 22, 2016

As a professional artist and critic as well as a curator, I have many advantages for which I thank my lucky stars every day. The great benefit of dividing my time between the studio, art galleries and museums is that eventually I developed a sharper perspective on the art world while cultivating a critical eye for the huge amount of works that regularly come to…

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Trends of the Art World from an Investment Perspective with Catherine Alsing

June 13, 2016

It is widely reported that the finance industry increasingly views art as an asset. Reported from Art New York 2016, our panel of experts discuss this development and advise on the trends and financial benefits of this investment. There is no doubt that art is a unique asset. Since 2008, there has been a move away from assets with a perceived connection to the financial…

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Out With the Old and in With the New; Shifts in Collecting Habits Among Next Generation Collectors With Matt Beasant

June 6, 2016

Sure there will always be a place for the old masters and impressionist painters but as Laura Doyle of Chubb National Fine Art Specialists points out, younger collectors are choosing new and innovative art forms like never before. But these newer forms of art also pose challenges involving storing, shipping, and displaying. Next gen collectors are increasingly opting for contemporary paintings as well as photography…

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It Doesn’t Have to be Pretty to be Influential. What Drives the Price of Great Paintings with Matt Beasant

May 17, 2016

Artists are emotional, irrational and completely unhinged from reality. At least that’s what some people would have you believe. This same criticism is often placed on the art market when talking about pricing. Evan Beard, National Art & Exotic Assets Executive, dispels this notion by showing us tangible aspects of the market that can drive prices. Evan starts with a story of a famous work…

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Contemporary Art Market Predictions with Matt Beasant

May 5, 2016

Even the best picture frames won’t make you want to put your investment statements on display. This is one of the reasons why art is so compelling; as it ascends in value, you get to enjoy it on your walls. These days we take for granted that paintings can be used as a store of value. In fact in the last twenty-five years, contemporary art…

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As I See It with Bruce Helander – Zero to Seventy in Two Hours

May 3, 2016

For much of the country, the winter months are just something people put up with, as there is little hope of warm weather during that season. As a boy growing up in Minnesota, I experienced a climate that reminds me of the TV programs “Life Below Zero” and “Deadly Catch,” where the floating, freezing cast is thrown about in miserable storms, with bone chilling rain…

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