Art investment is no longer reserved for the privileged few. With the right knowledge, support and energy, securing a fruitful and rewarding return is possible for anyone.
Whether you’re thinking about investing in an individual piece, or building and managing an entire portfolio, your journey should be one that provides you with not only good returns, but also enjoyment and excitement along the way.
Follow us as we examine the ever increasing upward trend for art globally, and see if Hancock Gallery can help you make shrewd and rational investment choices.
In this art investment guide, we reveal why fine artwork presents substantial opportunities, and give you some practical advice on navigating the ever-growing and ever-changing market.
Why invest in Art?
Even in the depths of several recent recessions the sales of art have not seen nearly the same downturn compared with other investment stalwarts such as gold and oil.
Every other week we see headlines about the latest big sale of artwork, with some pieces selling for record-breaking amounts of money. Latest figures from 2018 show that the global art market is at a whopping $67.38 billion US, and art collections are predicted to reach a worth of over $700 million in 2020.