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How to Spot Fake Fine Art

The Art Paris Art Fair, which kicks off at the end of March, is one of the leading spring events in the art world.  With around 145 exhibitions from over 20 countries, representing 2,200 artists and held in the Grand Palais, the event attracts an array of fans, including wealthy individuals with a refined knowledge of art from all over the world. Art fairs are one way to pick up a desirable piece of work directly from the artist.  The other primary driver of art sales is galleries.  High-end artwork, the kind that passes from one private collector to another, is mostly sold at auctions. With that said, as the […]

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The Luxury of Time – Legal Considerations When Investing In Luxury Watches

Buying luxury timepieces to sell it for a profit at some point in the future is undoubtedly a smart investment. And fortunately, the demand for high-end watches has never been greater. In 2016, Britain was the eighth largest market worldwide for luxury watches[1]. Since 2010, the value of Swiss watch exports sent to the UK has almost doubled, from SFr596m to SFr1.06bn ($1.06bn), sending the country ahead of previously stronger regions such as Singapore, Russia, and the Middle East. However, forgeries are unfortunately all too common, so it is crucial to invest in legal advice and undertake thorough due diligence before investing thousands of pounds. The history of the watch […]

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The Art of Investment Fine Art Gallery

On 11th October 2016, on her first solo overseas trip, HRH The Duchess of Cambridge proved she is a master of creating an iconic image.  Knowing she would be viewing Johannes Vermeer’s celebrated ‘Girl With A Pearl Earring’ held in the Mauritshuis Museum in The Hague, she choose to wear a pair of beautifully crafted pearl earrings herself. The result – an image that is a work of art in its own right. The British Royal family owns the largest private art collection in the world.  Over the centuries, it has built up a stunning portfolio, including works by Leonardo da Vinci, Vermeer, Caravaggio and Rembrandt. There is a key reason why […]

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