Art collecting has a very definite prestige: exclusive, financial, and mostly opaque. Top-notch art and artists—artists with proven track records of sales and a history of credible valuation appreciation—regularly make headlines with record sales. Many believe that only those with incredible capital and insider knowledge can access the market. how. In recent decades, art as a form of investment has become mainstream as the value of art has been better understood, researched and understood. In fact, Deloitte, the “Big Four” accounting firm, estimates that by 2026, he will invest more than $2.7 trillion in collectible assets, mostly composed of works of art.
Art is highly valued and collected for its cultural and aesthetic value, but it is also a formidable financial asset. This has gained a lot of attention over the past decade, with more than 85% of wealth managers endorsing art as a medium by 2022. Portfolio diversification. However, art collecting is generally considered a pastime reserved for the ultra-rich. We’ve all seen works of art fetch incredible prices at major auction houses, and we’ve all learned of his incredible six- or seven-figure sales at trade shows. I have. Given that cost, many (frankly most) people believe they can’t afford or understand how to invest. in art.
Modern financial technology, more commonly known under the portmanteau of “fintech,” has come a long way in providing accessibility and transparency to the art investment process. Fintech company Arttrade was founded by Svenja Heyer, David Riemer and Julian Kutzim. The aim is to provide a means to diversify your portfolio through art, especially good art, without spending hundreds of thousands, if not millions of dollars.
Arttrade maintains an extensive and knowledgeable network of gallerists and art dealers as well as an independent Art Advisory Board to help identify the most promising blue chip artworks. We then use data-driven analytics, including information gleaned from Artnet, the world’s most trusted auction database, to predict the rising value of an artist or artwork and ensure that works meet Arttrade’s rigorous standards. Decide. Each asset acquired by Arttrade is divided via digital security tokens that investors can purchase to participate in the value generation of the artwork. Unlike traditional art collecting routes, the barriers to entry are very low, with investments starting at just €250.
The ability to own a portion of an artwork through tokenization and then immediately trade and sell that token removes many of the hurdles commonly associated with entering the traditional art investment arena. Accessible participation slots through Arttrade open the door for a wider and more diverse set of investors to engage with the art market. Investors can do so with the confidence of having cutting-edge technology and the backing of art world insiders and stakeholders. Free access to expert know-how.
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