You’ll often hear that there is no intrinsic monetary value in art – that it is a false market – and this is true only insofar as there is no intrinsic monetary value in anything. Gold, even, has its price set not by any a priori means but as a result of many market factors that ultimately obscure any sort of platonic “goldness” that may have otherwise dictated value. Some believe that prices are actually a complex reflection of the a priori value of something. Despite which is true, one thing remains the same: The monetary value of art, as with everything, is the price that someone is willing to pay for it. Continue reading “The Theory of Art Investing”
There is no shortage of information out there on investing with art. Between tracking the rise and fall of commodities to predict the fine art market to projecting how sanctions on Russia will affect the price of Renaissance Art, it’s hard to know where to begin. Well, take a deep breath, and don’t even think about what I just said. Instead, read this list of straightforward and practical tips to get you started with art collecting. Continue reading “Investing in Art: A Beginners Guide”
No one can argue that a couple’s wedding day is one of the most incredible and important days of their life. In one beautiful, crazy ritual, two people join hands, jump off the proverbial cliff of singledom and, with incredible trust and love, hope for the best. Such a powerful commitment deserves an equally powerful (and one-of-a-kind) gift to commemorate and remind the couple of the meaning behind the ceremony and beauty of that day.
This season, we challenge you to rise above the registry and opt for something truly unique that the couple will remember forever. Here are some of our favorite gift ideas: Continue reading “Unforgettable Wedding Gifts”
“I purchased this piece for my friend who is raising her granddaughter all on her own. If it weren’t for her kindness, I am not sure what would happen to the child. I bought this piece to remind her of the difference she is making in the child’s life. I absolutely cannot wait to see her face when she receives it! ” -Barbara
Ah, the so-called “perfect gift.” We all want to give gifts that reflect a real connection between our gift recipients and us, but how do you find that one, shiny, oh-so-elusive object that singlehandedly captures the essence of your recipient’s personality or conveys a shared story? Simple: