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How to build an African art portfolio (that'll grow in value)

It’s easier to put together an African art collection than it was before.

Dr Fred Scott, Walker Scott Art Advisory

Building a high growth African art portfolio is a science.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Dr Fred Scott, Founding Partner at Walker Scott Art Advisory, for his weekly “The Science Of” feature.

Listen to the audio below for the interview (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).

There is such a thing as good art.

Dr Fred Scott, Walker Scott Art Advisory

There’s an intangible quality that’s difficult to define that makes you a good artist.

Dr Fred Scott, Walker Scott Art Advisory

It all comes down to taste, really.

Dr Fred Scott, Walker Scott Art Advisory

Pierneef was innovative. At the time there was nobody else who produced art in that particular fashion.

Dr Fred Scott, Walker Scott Art Advisory

Today, just about anything goes.

Dr Fred Scott, Walker Scott Art Advisory

Traditionally, oil paintings and sculptures demanded the highest values.

Dr Fred Scott, Walker Scott Art Advisory

Being old doesn’t necessarily make an artwork valuable.

Dr Fred Scott, Walker Scott Art Advisory

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