ArtPrice launches new index: ArtPrice100®

The French art market database creates a new index focusing on blue-chip artists exclusively.

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Beijing Freeport: China capital’s massive tax-free art storage facility – media round up

Swiss holding company Euroasia, in cooperation with the state-owned Beijing Gehua Cultural Development, is building an 83,000 square-metre tax-free storage facility in the Chinese capital.

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Art loans can offer liquidity to your collection

ART LENDING INDUSTRY: ARTTACTIC PODCAST REVIEW On October 13th, ArtTactic published there latest edition of the ongoing podcast series dedicated to art market topics. The new podcast titled “Art Lending Industry“ is an interview with Andrew Rose, the president of … Continue reading

Art in storage, at fairs and sales – is it getting harder to insure?

ART FAIR INSURANCE Last week, The Art Newspaper posted an interesting report that claimed that art is getting harder to insure. According to their source, Richard Northcott, executive director of the art, jewellery and private client division at Heath Lambert … Continue reading

Top 5 sites for Japanese contemporary art news by Matthew Larking

JAPAN ART READING What are the top sources of information about Japanese contemporary art? The Japanese art scene can seem impenetrable to non-Japanese speakers and yet, despite  this, there is a growing swell of global interest in contemporary art from Japan. There … Continue reading

Unusual art investment model launched by China Merchants Bank

ART INVESTMENT Earlier this week China Merchants Bank  launched a new ‘art banking’ service for China’s rich says the People’s Daily Online.  The unusual model allows private banking clients to pay a deposit for an artwork and take it away to enjoy … Continue reading

Artprice launches web-based art collection management and valuation service free to subscribers

ART MANAGEMENT  VALUATION Free asset valuation and management tools are ubiquitous in the financial sector and it was just a matter of time before similar offerings were released by art service companies. Artprice offers automatic valuations of collectors’ portfolios using a … Continue reading