Arthena’s Founder and CEO, Madelaine D’Angelo, was invited to speak as a panelist at the The New York Hedge Fund Roundtable talk, “Alternative” Alternatives. Other panelists include Karen Boyer — President of Elements in Play, and Zack Henry — CEO of Baltoro Group.
Elements in Play is an art advisory firm specializing in HNWI clients. Boyer discussed ways to approach art collecting: To begin collecting, she advised to educate clients as much as possible, and in order to have a strong collection, a client should buy art that they love. To safeguard a collection, she advises hiring a professional art advisor like herself to deal with any transactions or to determine if the artwork is a legitimate piece of work by the artist. She compares an art collection to hedge fund participation: To have a strong collection with an investment point of view, the collector must look at his portfolio as a whole, and must diversify by acquiring art from different art market sectors, ie. emerging, contemporary, and modern art. Read More