Matthew Brooker

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Art is sometimes in the eye of the accountant

Commentary / World Jun 9, 2021

Art is sometimes in the eye of the accountant

Art as investment is a tricky business. Stocks and bonds have cash flows that can be projected and discounted to arrive at a theoretical value. Even commodities are subject to supply and demand curves. Art is altogether more nebulous. In a realm where beauty is ...