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Erik Townsend Scott Lynn to MacroVoices. Erik and Scott discuss:

  • Fine Art as an asset class: Why some of the biggest names in finance are diversifying into Fine Art collections
  • Performance and correlation characteristics of Fine Art in Portfolio Construction
  • Why “Blue Chip” Fine Art (most famous and well-known artists) delivers the best investment returns
  • The Securitization Model: Fractional ownership of fine art masterpieces through securitized holding companies


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Scott Lynn is the Founder and CEO of Masterworks, the first company to allow investors to buy shares representing ownership of great masterpieces by artists like Warhol, Monet, and Banksy. Scott has been an active collector of contemporary art for more than fifteen years and has built an internationally-recognized collection of Abstract Expressionism that has included works by Clyfford Still, Barnett Newman, Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning, and more. In addition to Masterworks, Scott serves on the board of v2 ventures (Adparlor, Giant Media, Reachmobi, Amply, and Sellozo), Payability, and the Brooklyn Rail (a non-profit publication in the art industry).