Author: P. Burgess

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The Shocking Amount of Money These Celebs Have Spent on Art

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So many celebs with more money than they know what to do with. So, what to spend it on? What costs tens, even hundreds of millions, …

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You’ll never guess how much Frida Kahlo’s love letters fetched at auction

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In late 2021, an intimate Frida Kahlo self portrait that became one of the most expensive Latin American artwork ever sold. This broke the benchmark set …

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Gold vs. art: Which could get me more cash?

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Gold and art are both promising alternative investment classes. However, the two differ in more ways than one — especially in terms of their returns.  From …

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7 ways to start an art collection if you don’t have Musk or Oprah money

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If you’re wondering how to start an art collection but find the process daunting, you’re not alone.  Should you buy from an online gallery or an …

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8 gifts that keep giving: What to buy for your loved ones (that may just make them money, too)

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The holidays draw closer by the day, and you’re wondering what to get the special someone in your life, whether partner, parent, or beyond. So read …

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The Thanksgiving Day art heist that rocked the art world

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On Thanksgiving day, 1985, Abstract Expressionist Willem de Kooning’s painting was cut from its frame and stolen in broad daylight from the University of Arizona Museum of Art.  …

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Miscarriages & surgeries: 20 inspiring & tragic things you probably didn’t know about Frida Kahlo

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Frida Kahlo is among the most recognized artists of the 20th century. Her work encompasses everything from feminism and political discourse to deeply personal themes like …

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How Elon Musk is beating interest rates into a pulp

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Elon’s actually been giving the secret away since late last year. Most people just missed it. It’s understandable, there was a lot going on; the invasion …

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The 10 most expensive paintings ever sold

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Salvator Mundi by Leonardo Da Vinci is the most expensive painting ever to be sold. It went under the hammer for $450 million at a 2017 …

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5 times regular people discovered incredibly valuable art

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In the world of art, hidden treasures often lie in plain sight, waiting for that keen-eyed individual to uncover their true worth. While the art market …

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5 of the world’s wealthiest family’s art collections that will blow your mind

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In 1855, Baron James Mayer de Rothschild wrote, “No price is too high for the acquisition of true masterpieces”. The patriarch of the French branch of …

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5 banks that just may be a secret art gallery

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Former CEO of Deutsche Bank, Josef Ackermann, said, “A company without a collection is like a person without a memory.” Since the 1970s, DB has grown …

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Doors, dresses, & more: 10 oddly beautiful creations from famous artists

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In the realm of artistic expression, creativity knows no bounds. Many famous artists, known for their mastery in traditional mediums, have often ventured into uncharted territories, …

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Elton John, Leonardo DiCaprio & 6 other celebs who’ve spent big on art

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But what to spend it on? What costs tens, even hundreds of millions, and can grow your wealth in return when you’re done with it? Try …

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These 10 oddly alluring artworks sold for what?!

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Did you know the second most expensive painting in the world (Interchange by Willem de Kooning) is an abstract artwork? Abstraction in art uses various shapes, forms, …

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10 famous paintings you have to see before you die

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Time is money, so how should we spend it?  These are 10 famous paintings you have to see before you die, 10 masterpieces that have left …

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You’ll never guess what non-tech investment Elon Musk is making

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This year, AI provided a massive (but possibly short-lived) boost to the stock market, especially to tech giants like Nvidia and Google. But while most investors …

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Just how much are Trump’s portraits worth?

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Former President Donald Trump is renowned for his business acumen and his eye for luxury. Beyond his real estate empire, Trump has also amassed a remarkable …

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You’ll never guess how much these 8 paintings fetched at auction

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From the celebrated brushstrokes of the Old Masters to the groundbreaking works of contemporary visionaries, these artist’s auction records have grown to send shockwaves through the …

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The food industry, landowners & 5 other surprising winners during high inflation

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For the average consumer, “inflation” means a higher cost of living. But did you know that certain investors and sectors actually benefit from inflation? Savvy investors …