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Collecting and investing in art

Collecting contemporary art

“Das Sammeln zeitgenössischer Kunst“ is a manual for all art collectors and art enthusiasts who seek practical guidance for an increasingly complex art market. The guide offers advice based on the experiences of international artists and art professionals, aiming to provide the reader with a holistic view on art collecting and the art market.

With his new method, Franz Wojda combines a driving passion for art with the rational component needed to build a successful art collection. From the artwork itself, different types of collectors and profiles, the process of collecting art, to related legal requirements, the book offers deep insights into the world of art collecting.

You will also find a subchapter on qualitative and quantitative developments in the art market contributed by Deloitte Luxembourg’s Art and Finance coordinator, Adriano Picinati di Torcello, and ArtTactic. Furthermore, Deloitte professionals from Austria and Germany outline related tax aspects.

About the author

Franz Wojda is a renowned Austrian art collector and University professor for business management. He has 40 years of experience in the art industry. Franz Wojda was president of the University Council of the University of Applied Arts in Vienna from 2003 to 2008, and was Vice-president of the Board of Trustees of the Museum of Modern Art Stiftung Ludwig in Vienna between 2002 and 2011. He has been developing his own art collection “Sigrid und Franz Wojda” since 1971.

Internationally renowned artists also contributing to the book:

John M. Armleder, Erwein Bohatsch, Martin Guttmann (Clegg & Guttmann), Helmut Federle, Katharina Grosse, Markus Huemer, Manuel Knapp, Brigitte Kowanz, Karin Sander, Eva Schlegel, Esther Stocker, Gerold Tagwerker, Günter Umberg, Heimo Zobernig.

Published in German by Franz Wojda and Werner Rodlauer. Verlag für Moderne Kunst, November 2015.

ISBN 978-3-903004-66-5

Art advisory in private banking – opportunities and risks of investing in art

“L’art advisory nel private banking – Opportunità e rischi dell’investimento in arte“ is a unique Italian publication analyzing various aspects of the Italian and international art market. Its multilateral approach includes articles on investing in artworks, related tax and legal aspects as well as art advisory models for banks.

In a chapter especially dedicated to private banking in Italy, Adriano Picinati di Torcello, coordinator of Deloitte Luxembourg’s Art & Finance initiative, and his colleague Barbara Tagliaferri from Deloitte Italy highlight the key results of Deloitte’s and ArtTactic’s Art & Finance report 2014.

Published in Italian by Mariacristina Ragazzoni and Bruno Zanaboni. Editrice Associazione Italiana Private Banking, December 2015.

ISBN 978-88-99463-02-1

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