Category: investment

Passion is the key motivator behind contemporary art investment

Passion is the key motivator behind contemporary art investment

Contemporary art investment may be a more emotionally charged market than you first thought. According to new research by Swiss bank UBS, ‘passion’ is the main driver behind art investment, ...
How to invest in art like Jean Paul Getty

How to invest in art like Jean Paul Getty

Wondering how to invest in art like the richest man in the world? Take a look at the case of Jean Paul Getty. Thought to be the first ever billionaire, ...
How to find 'sleeper' investment art

How to find ‘sleeper’ investment art

Now and then, truly incredible sales become the talk of the global investment art market. However, beyond the media headlines, it’s possible to find fascinating industry trends. For instance, the ...
Chinese investors choosing to invest in contemporary art

Chinese investors choosing to invest in contemporary art

Recent studies have shown that Chinese investors are choosing to invest in contemporary art in a big way, creating a significant impact on the global art investment market. So why ...
Contemporary art investment adds character to any real estate

Contemporary art investment adds character to any real estate

Here at Maddox Gallery, we firmly believe that the right contemporary art investment can bring style, colour and character, enhance ambience and spark conversation to any home. In the same ...
Our definition of contemporary art investment is changing

Our definition of contemporary art investment is changing

The contemporary art investment market has been highly publicised recently for some sky-high auction sales – most notably for works by Jean-Michael Basquiat, Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein – but ...
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Four simple steps to buying art as an investment

Buying art as an investment is not only a way of accruing valuable assets - it can also transform a house into a home and add elegance and style to ...
Maddox Gallery at Art Miami

Maddox Gallery at Art Miami

Maddox Gallery enjoyed an incredible 2017, and the last month of the year saw some of the team make an inaugural appearance at Art Miami, one of the world’s most ...
Why buy street art as an investment

Why buy street art as an investment

I’m pleased to say we’re seeing more and more gallery visitors who are truly passionate about street art as an investment. While this movement is still gaining pace in the ...
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Who chooses to buy art as an investment?

Art as an investment has evolved over the past two decades. In fact, global sales in the art market have quadrupled from around $14 billion in 1996 to $56.6 billion ...
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Contemporary art investment is enjoying an uplift

Contemporary art investment is witnessing "a new era of prosperity" driven by rising prices. This is according to Artprice, the world's biggest art market index art market. Recent records set ...
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Six ways to buy contemporary art perfect for the home

Many clients come to us looking to buy contemporary art that will not only rise in value, but can also be enjoyed aesthetically. As well as being an incredible investment ...
4 reasons millennials are embracing fine art investment

4 reasons millennials are embracing fine art investment

All around the world, the fine art investment market is attracting more and more young collectors. Whether they are wealthy professionals looking for a way to invest their income, heirs ...
3 reasons buying art as an investment can diversify your wealth

3 reasons buying art as an investment can diversify your wealth

2016 was an interesting year for the financial market. With the US election, Brexit in the UK and political instability around the world, it wasn’t a great time for investments. ...
How to invest in art that explodes in value

How to invest in art that explodes in value

More people than ever are choosing to invest in art, and contemporary works have become an increasingly attractive asset in recent years. A perfect example of this trend is the ...
Artsy opens the benefits of investing in art to everyone

Artsy opens the benefits of investing in art to everyone

We regularly have gallery visitors asking us how to begin investing in art. Many are hesitant about entering a market they see as complex and secretive. However, we aim to ...
A weak pound means a strong contemporary art investment market in London

A weak pound means a strong contemporary art investment market in London

Brexit is becoming an ongoing drama across many markets in Britain. However, it’s not necessarily all bad news. Every cloud has its silver lining, and in this case, London’s contemporary ...
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Six key factors to consider when making an art investment

Art investment has long been associated with prestige and pleasure. The right artwork can represent a tangible, beautiful asset that carries an intrinsic value for its owner.As with any investment ...
How is the fine art investment world changing in 2017?

How is the fine art investment world changing in 2017?

The fine art investment world may seem intimidating to the uninitiated, but nothing could be further from the truth. The market is full of passionate, knowledgeable and supportive professionals who ...
Five cities that see street art as an investment

Five cities that see street art as an investment

Not everyone who visits Maddox Gallery would choose to buy street art as an investment. However, this is an exciting and sometimes very lucrative part of the art market, and ...
Artnet shares top names on the art investment scene

Artnet shares top names on the art investment scene

There are plenty of opinions floating about in the art investment market, and we can appreciate the difficulty that newcomers face when choosing a name to invest in. Luckily, there ...
Four trends influencing the contemporary art investment market today

Four trends influencing the contemporary art investment market today

Contemporary art investment is fascinating precisely because it is changing all the time. We’ve taken a look at some of the latest industry trends mentioned in Deloitte’s Art and Finance ...
Buy contemporary art by emerging names tipped for success - Bradley Theodore and Simafra

Buy contemporary art by emerging names tipped for success

As investors compete to buy contemporary art with an incredible history, two very different works of art have recently gone to auction at the same incredible price of $60 million.While ...
Discover investment art in London with Maddox Gallery at Bankrobber

Discover investment art in London with Maddox Gallery at Bankrobber

The best investment art in London has historically been found in Mayfair, an area renowned as the home of antiquities, luxury retail and wealthy clientele.Shepherd Market has been described as ...
Why Instagram is the perfect research platform for art investors

Why Instagram is the perfect research platform for art investors

Here at Maddox Gallery, we aspire to showcase the very best in emerging contemporary art, and share our works with as many art investors and art lovers as possible. While ...
Some of the best art investment is on the streets

Some of the best art investment is on the streets

When it comes to finding the best art investment options, not everyone considers street art. However, we’re confident that this genre is growing both in popularity and in value. Choosing a ...
What can we learn from celebrities who invest in art?

What can we learn from celebrities who invest in art?

Learning how to invest in art can be nerve wracking. When you have a limited knowledge of the art market and want to buy on a budget, where do you ...
Why is investing in art so important for 2017?

Why is investing in art so important for 2017?

Virtually every area of expertise can dramatically change how we view the world – so what does investing in art and art history in particular mean to us? Investing in art ...
Four keys to finding the ideal emerging art investment

Four keys to finding the ideal emerging art investment

Having spent so many years involved in the art world, I know that the art investment market is actually remarkably stable in contrast to other investment sectors. Crucially, it doesn’t ...
Why London is seen as a leading place to buy investment art

Why London is seen as a leading place to buy investment art

There are questions hanging over the future of the UK as Europe’s unofficial capital of finance. So, is London still the best place to buy investment art? We think so, ...