How to become an art collector

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A visitor takes photo of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama’s painting Statue of Venus Obliterated by Infinity Nets No 2 Picture: Getty

Return on investment from visual art pieces can be huge, but strategy is everything. Below, three successful collector couples explain how it’s done

Andy Warhol once said: “Making money is art.” But what about making money from art?

A boom in the global market has delivered some eye-popping returns in the past few years, drawing new collectors keen to invest in an asset class that offers cultural as well as financial appreciation.

Horsebreeding tycoon John Magnier will get at least $150 million for a painting of a nude by Amedeo Modigliani tomorrow in New York at Sotheby’s thanks...

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