ART MARKET


Art has established itself as an asset class in recent decades. Due to the uncertainties on the capital markets and against the background of a recommendable asset diversification, art remains a strong focus. Through the independent performance of traditional investments such as equities, bonds and real estate, the acquisition of art can ideally complement any well-structured portfolio.


  • Market volume: ≥ € 50 billion p.a. 
  • Rising numbers of visitors to museums, trade fairs (Art Basel / Paris Photo) & international art exhibitions
  • Entry of financial institutions (UBS, Banque Pictet/Carlyle, Morgan Stanley/Blue Rider Group, etc.) 
  • Stable value over the centuries despite crises and wars 
  • Performance of art hardly correlates with financial markets 
  • Manageable low maintenance costs after the purchase of art

More than EUR 50bn turnover p.a. (2019: EUR 57.3bn)

Performance "Nastassja Kinski" by Richard Avedon


Auction Market: Post-War & Contemporary Art from 2000 to 2020


>> Performance of + 3,705 % in 20 years                    

                            or + 185.25 % p.a.

The „Post-War & Contemporary Art“-Index showed the best performance in the last 20 years. The Fine Art Invest Group AG focuses on contemporary photography, which assigns to the category of „Post-War & Contemporary Art“.

source: DELOITTE, Art & Finance Report 2021



« Last year, CHF 51 billion was realized on the global art market.

7% more than in the previous year, 150% more than ten years ago, 600% more than in the early 1990s. »

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