Fine Art and High Finance

Expert Advice on the Economics of Ownership
Original Publish Date: May 20, 2010
Product Number: EB00056328
Released: Aug 19, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780470885451
Publisher: Bloomberg Press
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Art and finance coalesce in the elite world of fine art collecting and investing. Investors and collectors can't protect and profit from their collections without grappling with a range of complex issues like risk, insurance, restoration, and conservation. They require intimate knowledge not only of art but also of finance. Clare McAndrew and a highly qualified team of contributors explain the most difficult financial matters facing art investors. Key topics include: -Appraisal and valuation -Art as loan collateral -Securitization and taxation -Investing in art funds -Insurance -The black-market art trade Clare McAndrew has a PhD in economics and is the author of The Art Economy. She is considered a leading expert on the economics of art ownership.