Art Investment

Marilyn in the Sheets by Steve Kaufman

More than half of the highest prices ever paid at art auctions have occurred in the last 5 years,* when the global economy all but collapsed.  We can tell you that since the launch of AmericanPopArtInc.com just over a year ago, the value of Steve Kaufman’s art has more than tripled.  Beginning investors may want … Continue reading

Another Look at Art and Money

In response to the recent article “Art Values or Money Values?” by Donald Kuspit, we feel that art is still the best investment to make.  Stocks and bonds are always fluctuating.  The economy is currently unstable, yet art has never fluctuated and has only gone up in value.  Kuspit’s article may be referenced here:  http://www.artnet.com/magazineus/features/kuspit/kuspit3-6-07.asp . … Continue reading

Art: A Recession-Proof Investment?

Is art a recession-proof investment?  We cannot help but note that in recent weeks, at least three newsworthy art purchases have been made:  In February 2012, it was reported that the oil-rich country of Qatar paid a record $250 million for the Paul Cezanne painting, “The Card Players,” a record price for any work of … Continue reading

Should art be collected for its beauty and how it makes you feel, or should it collected for an investment?

Should art be collected for its beauty and how it makes you feel, or should it collected for an investment?  What is your opinion?