Art as an Investment
Parniani’s Fine Art is actively engaged in sale, purchase and art collection of 19th century art and 20th century paintings. Works of art include oil paintings, watercolors, etchings and sculpture from abstracts to landscapes, from historical to contemporary. Whether the work of art is one piece or an entire collection, it is worthy of preservation.
Starting a fine art collection can be daunting because you have to find the right type of art that appeal to your senses. When investing in a piece of art, it is important to find your own style and preferences without focusing on the future appreciation in value. Collect what you love so that you will enjoy it for a very long time. Research on the pieces of art that has caught your attention. Talk to people who are knowledgeable with the art world like gallery directors, auctioneers and fine art dealers who can provide you with investment advice.
Art collectors do not buy for investment. They buy art for display in their homes. Art investors buy art to diversify their investment portfolio. Art speculators invest in art that will appreciate in value. The buy art at low prices from budding artists at the beginning of their career and sell the art piece within 10 to 15 years when the artist is at the peak of his career.
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