The 6 Women Collectors Who Changed the History of Art Institutions

Women have undoubtedly made their mark in the art world. Even though they were often overshadowed in the past, today women are aware of their immense contributions to art as we know it. Despite dealing with societal obstacles and a lack of broader support, they fought for what was important to them. Women collectors are […]

Art and Money Series Part. 2: Why It’s Complicated

“I always loved swimming pools, all the wiggly lines they make,” said David Hockney, the author of a painting “Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)” that set the record for a work by a living artist sold atauction. “If you photograph them (swimming pools), it freezes them whereas if you use paint, you […]

Swiss Freeports for Art Treasures & Tax Evasion

In 2015, in the wake of the news on the revised law on freeports, the global art market was shaken by the chronicles of Geneva’s bonded warehouses, a storage facility for the super-rich collectors at the center of tax evasion controversy. Thierry Ehrmann, the president of art market information specialist Artprice, said that Geneva’s freeport […]