Title : Canadian Art Sales Index: 2008 Edition
Author: Anthony R. Westbridge
Publisher: Westbridge Publications Ltd.
Cover Type: Soft Cover
Price: $54.95 (plus shipping & GST)
Canadian art up 30% to $65million as collectors push
market to 11th consecutive annual gain!
$65 million! Another record-shattering year! The
Canadian art market posted its most successful year ever in 2006-07, up an
exceptional 30% over the previous outstanding season. Records fell all over the
board as collectors and investors insured the Canadian art market would achieve
its eleventh consecutive annual gain! Is Canadian art a good investment?
According to figures in the 2008 edition of the Canadian Art Sales Index it most definitely is! The WPL Composite Canadian Art Index has
given investors an average annual rate of return of 20.34% over the past 10
years! And while the average price per painting sold at auction now sits at a
record $13,132, collectors should not despair as 78% of the market is still for
paintings selling under $5000.
No matter how you
look at it, 2006-2007 was a phenomenal year for Canadian art. With gains being
achieved in just about every sector, what effect has this record-setting year
had on the works in your fine art portfolio? You can find all the numbers that
make up today’s market and a great deal more information relevant to the status
of your collection in the all new 2008 edition of the Canadian
Art Sales Index, Canada's principal resource guide for Canadian art
prices. Now into its 28th year the Index brings
you all the prices, from $100 up, in salerooms from Saint John to Victoria, New
York to Los Angeles, London, Paris, Cologne, and beyond.
In this year’s book – the 2008
edition - you’ll discover:
5000 new auction prices – including several significant artists’ records
$65.344 million in Canadian art sales
by more than 1200 Canadian artists and authors
from 34 salerooms and 109 auctions
revised Top 100 paintings list and Top 100 artists’ records
complete market overview for the past year as seen through the nation’s leading
market indicator, the WPL Composite
Canadian Art Index
much more of interest and value to you as a collector/investor of Canadian art!
The 2008 edition of
the Index has the prices that set a whole new benchmark for Canadian
art. It’s definitely one edition you’ll not want to miss. Order your copy