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All that you needed to know to buy art
The stunning ascent of some of our artists, such as Subodh Gupta, Manu Parekh, late MF Hussain and Anish Kapoor, to name a few, in the world of art has had many high net-worth individuals scrambling for a piece of the art pie to add to their investment portfolio. However, investing in art comes with serious caveats. The failure of the Osian Art Fund,...
Analysing an unrealised achievement
Objectivity in writing is a lost art; and maybe there are significant (but never good enough) reasons for that. Two institutions have suffered the most from it: the media and recorded history.
Arun Sinha’s Nitish Kumar and the Rise of Bihar is not a bad book. But it is flawed history; and a flawed biography. In the preface, the writer wonders whether...
A concise and handy guide to turning one’s collection into investment
Nobel Laureate Paul Samuelson once said, “Investing should be more like watching paint dry or grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas.” But what if one turns passion into wealth? The book (Investing in Collectables; Charles Beelaerts with Kevin Forde; Wrightbooks; Pages 228; AU$34.95) is a simple,...