It’s been a record-breaking ten years for the art market – even Old Masters of questionable provenance are selling for hundreds of millions. But where should new collectors start?
An old Banksy painting has been re-daubed and is up for auction. Chris Carter reports
You might have thought performance art was a fleeting experience that could not be bought. Turns out that’s not true. Chris Carter looks at what you can get for your cash.
Chris Carter looks at what the botched sale of a 1939 Porsche Type 64 tells us about the classic car business.
The P2P lending sector is slowing, but it remains appealing in an era of zero interest rates, says David Stevenson.
Art made by women is where the value is, and prices are starting to rise, says Chris Carter.
Tastes – and prices – are starting to change in the wine market as Burgundy goes out of fashion.
If you are offered a temptingly high return on anything, says Merryn Somerset Webb, it is because it is illiquid and risky. That’s something that investors in peer-to-peer platform Lendy should have realised.
Who has the right to own art treasures that were originally pillaged? Chris Carter reports.
Some intriguing art is appearing on the market for the first time, says Chris Carter.
Venerable auction house Sotheby’s has been snapped up for $3.7bn, says Chris Carter. But there’s plenty of action for investors at the other end of the art market too.