The Art Business

A Closer Look at the Global Art Market & Beyond

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life — Pablo Picasso

Art is Deeply Personal

Basquiat’s art focused on “suggestive dichotomies”, such as wealth versus poverty, integration versus segregation, and inner versus outer experience. He appropriated poetry, drawing, and painting, and married text and image, abstraction, figuration, and historical information mixed with contemporary critique.

Overview of the Global Art Market

(TEFAF: The European Fine Art Fair Report, 2017)

Demand: Who is Buying?

Supply: Who is Selling & Where?

What is happening to Prices?

The MEI Moses Art Indices

“Widely recognized as the preeminent measure of the state of the art market, the indices use repeat sales — the sale of the same object at different points in time — to track changes in value”

A Look at Global Auction Houses

Tips for Wealth Managers

Indian Art

A Historical Perspective

Beyond Business

“Find a beautiful piece of art. If you fall in love with Van Gogh or Matisse or John Oliver Killens, or if you fall love with the music of Coltrane, the music of Aretha Franklin, or the music of Chopin — find some beautiful art and admire it, and realize that that was created by human beings just like you, no more human, no less.”

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Abhishek Kothari

Futurist@The Intersection of Finance, Tech & Humanity. Stories of a Global Language: “Money”. Contributor @ Startup Grind, HackerNoon, HBR. Twitter@akothari_mba