Skate's Art Investment Handbook: The Comprehensive Guide to Investing in the Global Art and Art Services Market

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-10-20
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill
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The expert reference to investing in a $40billion global art marketArt is one of the most lucrative alternative investmentvehicles in global finance today. Yet, until now therewere no professional investment guides for high networth individuals who wish to invest in this highlylucrative and emerging market. Written by one of themost respected providers of independent research andadvice on art investment, this book was first publishedin 2006. Major global banks distributed the book totheir wealthiest clients.

Author Biography

Sergey Skaterschikov is the principalshareholder and an executive board memberof IndexAtlas Group, LLC, an investmentbanking and private equity firm. He is thedriving force behind Skate’s Art MarketResearch, which provides investment researchon the world’s most valuable art and art industrycompanies. Skaterschikov won the “BestYoung Businessman of the Year in CentralEurope” award from The Wall Street Journal forcreating the first stock market index for theRussian stock market. For more information,go to www.skatepress.com.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. ix
The Infrastructure of the Market for Investment-Quality Artp. 1
Measuring The Market for Investment-Quality Artp. 23
An Introduction to Art Valuationp. 55
Valuing the World's Most Expensive Art: Skate's Art Asset Princing Model and the Top 1000 Peer Groupp. 79
Strategies for Investing in the Art Marketp. 103
The Art Market in 2020: Investing in Contemporary Artp. 125
Alternative Ways of Investing in the Art Market - The Art Industry: Segments, Art Stocks, and Investment Opportunitiesp. 145
Lost And Stolen Art: Statistics and Market Effectsp. 167
Epiloguep. 177
Skate's Masterpieces Peer Group [Top 1000 Works of Art By Market Value]p. 179
Skate's Top 50 Artists By Market Valuep. 243
Skate's Index of Repeat Salesp. 249
Paintings: Size Group Definitionsp. 261
Notesp. 263
Glossaryp. 275
Bibliographyp. 281
Indexp. 285
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