Art and Economic ValueStock market graph

The Relationship of Art and Economics “Collections are more likely to increase in value if they are seen by the general public, because art accrues value through exposure.” source: Dr Sarah Thornton, “Seven Days in the Art World Introduction At a time when financial markets are in turmoil, many investors have turned to tangible assets […]

Monetisation of Cultural AssetsMuseum Income 2017

Monetisation of Cultural Assets source: Statista, Museum Income, by source, 2016 Introduction As can be seen from the above graphic, museums rely heavily on foundations, trusts and personal contributions against a backdrop of government budget cuts, but nonetheless sit atop a treasure trove of culture, which, if deaccessioned tomorrow, would fetch billions. ​ Indeed, the […]