December 20, 2018

Artemundi’s 2018 Recap

July 2, 2018

Art Market Analysis

In order to operate with more caution Artemundi is continuously interested in analyzing the art market with our own means. Here are some free downloadable reports […]
May 1, 2018

New Money Laundering Regulations

Artemundi, a volunteer and early adopter of KYC and AML (Anti Money Laundering) is ready to embrace the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) as part of the […]
April 30, 2018

Deloitte | Case Study | Artistic patronage harmonizing finance & culture

April 20, 2018

“Old Masters, Old Fashioned?” Look deeper…

Jeff Koons, Play-Doh, 1994-2014. If you think the Old Masters are up there sitting on their eternal throne as the subject of adulation by collectors and screaming […]
March 14, 2018


Yesterday, March 13th 2018, Claire McAndrew presented The Art Basel and UBS Global Art Market Report 2018. With TEFAF having dropped their own research, The Art […]
March 1, 2018

The 24-Hour Gurr Johns’ Shopping Spree Guide:
How To Spend $155 Million In 13 Picassos

Action is the foundational key to all success. by Pablo Picasso In one of the boldest moves seen in the art market history, Gurr Johns, a […]
November 20, 2017

That $450 Million Leonardo?
The Epic Triumph Of Branding & Desire Over Connoisseurship & Reality

Christie’s New York salesroom was stunned by the 18:56-minute bidding war that led to a $450.3 million sale for Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi. While seated […]
September 8, 2017

How Anni and Josef Albers became 21st Century Art Stars

The Wall Street Journal wrote an extensive piece today, September 8th 2017, on the phenomenon in the recognition and reputation – and, needless to say, market […]
May 26, 2017

The World’s Best Magic Trick:
How Does 70 Million Disappear At Auction In The Last Minute?

If you can’t convince them, confuse them. by Harry Truman Egon Schiele Danaë (1909) estimated between $30m – $40 m USD. The art market clawed back […]
January 11, 2017

Against All Odds: Art Funds As Proven And Viable Investment Vehicles

Accurate information is a key part of motivation by Mary Ann Allison In today’s market, collectors and investors often ask themselves if they should buy fine […]
January 6, 2017

Artemundi’s Art Market Forecast 2017

2016 year was a pivotal one for the art and auction world. Saatchi Gallery held its first all-female show in January. David Bowie’s death rendered him […]
December 5, 2016

How the Art Market Performs (Video)

Artemundi Group is proud to present the following video which includes information about the business development of Artemundi Global Fund, a private fund focusing on a […]
October 17, 2016

Art and Finance: Decathlon Series 2016

Art is not what you see, but what you make others see. Edgar Degas Artemundi Group proudly presents the second edition of the Art and Finance […]
July 27, 2016

German Art Now Have An Expiration Date

In art as in love, instinct is enough. by Anatole France 48,000 citizens and 11 former directors of major German museums were seriously disregarded by Germany’s […]
July 14, 2016

Uk And Eu Should Have Signed A Pre-Nup: Brexit Terror In The Art Market

“We know problems can only be solved together. So to do this is a dreadful act. Art reflects our national consciousness, but now we’ve just dug […]
June 9, 2016

Sotheby’s With One Step Closer To The Grave

The stock market is filled with individuals who know the price of everything, but the value of nothing. by Philip Arthur Fisher It has been a […]
June 1, 2016

When Figuration Strikes Back

The more things change—the more they stay the same. by Steven O’Hara © Lisa Yuskavage. The Ones That Don’t Want To: Kelly Marie, 1992 Throughout history, civilizations […]
May 16, 2016

The Art of Secrecy: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

© Suddeutsche Zeitung Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to the critic. by Ambrose Bierce April 3rd, 2016. The […]
May 3, 2016

Don’t Believe Everything You Hear…
Real Eyes Realize Real Lies

On Wednesday, April 20th 2016, The FLAG Art Foundation hosted a conversation between artist Jeff Koons and FLAG founder Glenn Fuhrman. Artemundi’s CEO Javier Lumbreras was […]
April 21, 2016

How To Kill The Art Market:
A Cultural Inquest Regarding Export Control Law

Marat is dying. His eyelids droop. His head weighs heavily on his shoulder. His right arm slides to the ground. His body, as painted by Jacques-Louis […]
April 5, 2016

A Prayer To Stop Sotheby’s Agony

An exceptional auction house was born in 1744 in the heart of London on New Bond Street. That house built a revered tradition of uniting collectors […]
February 25, 2016

Is The Masterpiece Market’s Appetite Getting Smaller?

Ever since the financial crisis in 2008, we have been living in what Tobias Meyer[1] once called “a Masterpiece Market.” The term refers to art that […]
January 27, 2016

Marie-Thérèse Walter: Still Famous For The Wrong Reasons

The Museum of Modern Art’s staggering “Picasso Sculpture” exhibition appears to have become a once-in-a-lifetime event. The museum’s fourth floor currently holds the astonishing number of […]
January 21, 2016

The Resilience of Art as an Investment

Artemundi’s investment strategy has long relied on confidence in art as an asset, a unique asset. As has been proved several times in the past, including […]
January 7, 2016

Does the art world needs to rise up against curators?

     “Curationism”, a play on the term “creationism” is meant to evoke a similar sense of religiosity and cultish fervor.[1] This is a fitting allusion, […]
December 16, 2015

Why Great Art Bores You: The New Collector Profile

The young woman in Manet’s 1873 painting The Railway sits leaning against the iron fence outside Paris Saint-Lazare, shoulders slumped, ignoring the half-open book resting on […]
November 5, 2015

Auction Guarantees: All Animals Are Equal, But Some Are More Equal Than Others

Auction guarantees are back in full swing. The guarantee figures are as follows[1]: $2.1 USD worth of art for sale at Sotheby’s and its archrival where […]
November 2, 2015

Party-Driven Art Fairs And Ego In The Art Market

Recently, Benjamin Genocchio published a note entitled 25 Ways to Change the Art World (For the Better).[1] Despite its humorous tone, this publication was a hard-hitting […]
October 14, 2015

Has the Art Market Entered a Bubble?

As the global economy continues to recover from the crisis of 2008, no sector has rebounded faster than art. With each new auction season, headlines trumpet […]
October 8, 2015

If the Market Were more Transparent, these Things wouldn’t Happen

(Like Artemundi being Ripped of Thousands of Dollars) During the last few days, the ongoing controversy between Russian art collector Dmitry Rybolovlev and Swiss freeport businessman […]
August 26, 2015

The Impossibility Of A Two Digit Drop (In As Many Days) In The Art Market

August 26, 2015    Recent stock market volatility has seen the S&P drop 10% in the last three sessions and the VIX Volatility Index go up […]
December 20, 2013

Artemundi Global Fund Videos (English version)

September 3, 2013

Artemundi Global Fund Videos (Spanish version)