Tag: art market

3 luxury categories that auction houses crave

3 luxury categories that auction houses crave

Auction houses is now the marketplace for many of the finest luxury collectibles. For many years, the dominant categories were old master paintings, modern art and antiques. However, in recent years, vintage watches, rare jewelry and mid-century design have become increasingly popular among collectors and therefore a dominant force in […]

Raoul Vion: Art Deco Poster (1918)

What to look for when investing in art

If you are keen to invest in art, it is important to understand a few basic points before you actually start buying the artworks. Here are some points you need to keep in mind while investing in art market: Written by Sonal Pawar. A Dubai based art collector and art advisor specializing […]

Jewelry Valuation

Jewelry Valuation

Starting 100,000 years ago with a shell necklace, jewelry has been the symbol of personal style and status. The word “jewelry” comes from Latin “jocale”, which means plaything. Appealing to a wide section of society, jewelry signifies the fashion and style of its era and individuality of its owner, with […]

Andy Warhol, 20 Pink Mao's. Synthetic polymer and silkscreen ink on canvas, 99.7 x 96.8 cm, 1979. Price est.: £4,000,000 - 6,000,000 Sold for: £4,741,000 at Phillips.

How to Value Art: A Simple Explanation

Art market is an economical model with more variants than just supply and demand. In this hybrid prediction market, numerous different cultural parameters, people and institutions determine an artwork’s price. Like money, art has a very small intrinsic value. Human stipulation and declaration create and sustain its commercial value. Understanding how […]