A quick guide to investing in art

John Robbie inquired about investing in art. While some South African artists are enjoying some success creating and selling art, there is a growing need for diversified investors in the arts.

702 listener and art investor, Tshepo Hlongwane spoke to John Robbie about where novice art investors can begin investing in art and which upcoming artists to look out for.

Hlongwane advises that you start by visiting galleries or art institutions, as well as read up on artists of interest to assess the critique around the artist. He adds that he has currently put his money on Internationally-acclaimed, young South African artist, Nelson Makamo.

Listen to the conversation below:

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