What’s the point of art? Part 1

The assumption behind the question “what’s the point of art?” is often utilitarian. There is no inherent worth of art so it must do something to justify itself. While the philosophy itself has its flaws – is everything a means to an end, always? – we must tackle the question…

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Art investors raise demand for insurance.

Wealthy art investors are purchasing more insurance to cover their collections. A Stonehage Group report this month showed a high performance of long-term returns on art assets relative to many other asset classes, and clients have significantly increased the level of insurance cover for their art collections over the last…

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