Art is a Better Investment than Bling?

Art does have, intrinsic value, namely the highest possible: beauty.
There are no daily quotations for a painting on one’s wall as for shares or bonds, and investing in art means knowledge. [ft.com]

A husband of a wealthy divorcee had paid about $1.7 million for her collection of precious-stone necklaces, bracelets, rings and earrings.
Since the stash wasn’t among the assets contested in the divorce, she set out shortly after their separation to sell it off to a consignment shop or auction house. (She kept receipts and boxes for everything).
The best price she could get for the whole lot was $400,000. That means the jewelry lost nearly three-quarters of its purchase price. Bling, in other words, is a bad investment. [from wsj]

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