Talk Your Book: Is Art Recession Proof?

Today’s Talk Your Book is presented by Masterworks:

Go to to learn more about investing in the art market. We spoke with Masterworks founder and CEO Scott Lynn about investing in the art market.

We discuss:

  • How big is the art market?
  • Why art is the original crypto
  • How does art fare during a recession?
  • How does Masterworks view NFTs?
  • Do NFTs meet the investment criteria as an asset class?
  • What causes art prices to go up?
  • Why art is a play on rising wealth globally
  • Do institutions invest in art?
  • Is art a hedge against inflation?
  • What are the demographics of art investors?
  • How technology is changing the art world
  • What constitutes blue-chip artwork?
  • What is the typical holding period for art?
  • What is the loss rate of paintings?

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