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With Maddox Art Advisory clients seeing an average annual return of 26.6% over the last 4 years, Art makes an extremely strong case to be in everyone’s investment portfolio.

JOHN RUSSO, MADDOX CEO

Historical Artist Returns

Artwork is bought and sold via public auctions and at private galleries. We have collated information about recent acquisitions, allowing you to view the returns and investment periods associated with these sales.

Historical Artist Returns

Artwork is bought and sold via public auctions and at private galleries. We have collated information about recent acquisitions, allowing you to view the returns and investment periods associated with these sales.

Banksy

Artist type: bluechip

Banksy’s prints have increased in value each year over the course of the last decade, with 2020 seeing the greatest acceleration in revenues yet for prints and multiples, with prices rising by an average of 228%. With demand for the anonymous street artist’s work continuing into 2021, this year is set to see Banksy’s popularity rise even higher.  

Artwork image: Banksy Girl with Balloon
Artwork image: Banksy Love Is In The Air
Artwork image: Banksy Happy Choppers
Artwork image: Banksy Flying Copper
Artwork image: Banksy Laugh Now
Artwork image: Banksy Jack & Jill

DAVID YARROW

Artist type: established

Evocative and immersive, David Yarrow is famed for his distinctive fine art photographs. Depicting everything from animals to staged scenes, Yarrow’s work is a firm favourite among collectors and investors alike. In April 2019, Yarrow’s iconic image ‘Amboseli Kenya' sold at Sotheby’s for nearly 3 times its original estimate, marking the latest milestone in the photographer’s illustrious career.

Artwork image: DAVID YARROW Mankind
Artwork image: DAVID YARROW The Wolf of Main Street II
Artwork image: DAVID YARROW Harbin
Artwork image: DAVID YARROW Africa
Artwork image: DAVID YARROW The Untouchables
Artwork image: DAVID YARROW 78 Degrees North II

JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT

Artist type: bluechip

Jean-Michel Basquiat emerged from New York’s underground art scene of the late 1970s to become one of the most internationally renowned artists of the 20th century. His art has become a firm favourite amongst investors thanks to his strong historic market and the ongoing appetite for his work. 

Artwork image: JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT Hollywood Africans
Artwork image: JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT Apex
Artwork image: JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT Head/Rinso/Per Capita/Ernok
Artwork image: JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT Head
Artwork image: JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT Rome Pay's Off
Artwork image: JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT Cabeza

KAWS

Artist type: bluechip

Brian Donnelly, better known as KAWS, is one of the most controversial contemporary artists at work today. Originally a New York graffiti artist, today he is considered a cultural phenomenon. With the Brooklyn Museum planning a major survey of his work in 2021, the fervent interest in KAWS worldwide is showing no signs of slowing down. 

Artwork image: KAWS No Reply
Artwork image: KAWS Moving the Mirror
Artwork image: KAWS Man's Best Friend
Artwork image: KAWS You Should Know What I Know
Artwork image: KAWS Presenting the Past
Artwork image: KAWS Blame Game

KEITH HARING

Artist type: bluechip

Globally renowned for his distinctive pop-graffiti technique, Keith Haring’s art draws from traditional street art techniques, with bright contrasting colours and bold imagery. In 2017 Haring’s ‘Untitled’ (1982) painting sold for just over $6.5 million at Sotheby’s New York, setting a new world record for his artwork. Since this sale, auction estimates have continued to increase, making Haring a notable option for investment.

Artwork image: KEITH HARING Icons
Artwork image: KEITH HARING Silence = Death
Artwork image: KEITH HARING Retrospective
Artwork image: KEITH HARING Statue of Liberty
Artwork image: KEITH HARING Fertility Suite, Untitled 2

THE CONNOR BROTHERS

Artwork image: THE CONNOR BROTHERS The First Thing I Do In The Morning
Artwork image: THE CONNOR BROTHERS Those Who Say It Cannot Be Done
Artwork image: THE CONNOR BROTHERS Tell Me Beautiful Untrue Things
Artwork image: THE CONNOR BROTHERS The Truth Is Weirder Than Any Fiction I Have Seen
Artwork image: THE CONNOR BROTHERS Amongst The Things She Could Not Change

HARLAND MILLER

Artist type: bluechip

Known for his witty reimagination of classic book covers, Harland Miller is a British artist who explores the meaning between words and images. In March 2019, an oil on canvas work by Miller was sold for £190,000 at a Christie’s sale setting the latest record auction record for the artist and since then, demand for the Miller’s work has continued to rise exponentially. 

Artwork image: HARLAND MILLER Five Ring Circus
Artwork image: HARLAND MILLER Death, What's In It For Me?
Artwork image: HARLAND MILLER Incurable Romantic Seeks Dirty Filthy Whore
Artwork image: HARLAND MILLER High on Hope
Artwork image: HARLAND MILLER Fuck Art Let's Dance
Artwork image: HARLAND MILLER Love Conquers Nothing

DAMIEN HIRST

Artist type: bluechip

Renowned British contemporary artist, Damien Hirst is infamous for pushing the boundaries of contemporary art. In 2008, Sotheby’s auctioned 223 of his works, fetching over $200 million in total. This unprecedented incursion by an auction house into the primary market was just the first in a series of milestones for avant-garde artist, who continues to be a strong favourite amongst collectors and investors. 

Artwork image: DAMIEN HIRST Doxylamine
Artwork image: DAMIEN HIRST Mickey (Large)
Artwork image: DAMIEN HIRST Methamphetamine
Artwork image: DAMIEN HIRST Minnie
Artwork image: DAMIEN HIRST Big Love
Artwork image: DAMIEN HIRST Garden of Dreams

Andy Warhol

Artist type: bluechip

One of the most iconic artists of the 20th century, Andy Warhol is synonymous with pop art. Since his death, his artworks have steadily grown both in popularity and value. In 2013, Warhol’s ‘Silver Car Crash (Double Disaster)’ (1963) achieved almost US$105.5 million at Sotheby’s New York, setting a record for the artist. Since then, appreciation in Warhol’s work continues to grow year on year.

Artwork image: Andy Warhol
Artwork image: Andy Warhol
Artwork image: Andy Warhol
Artwork image: Andy Warhol
Artwork image: Andy Warhol
Artwork image: Andy Warhol

STIK

Artist type: bluechip

Born in 1979, STIK is an anonymous British graffiti artist renowned for his iconic stick figures. In October 2020, STIK exceeded his previous auction record, with Holding Hands (Maquette) going under the hammer at a Christie’s sale for £230,000. This landmark result signifies a new milestone for the artist and with his ever-growing popularity increasing, his market shows no signs of slowing.

Artwork image: STIK Sleeping Baby (NHS Blue)
Artwork image: STIK Liberty (Orange)
Artwork image: STIK Lovers (Blue)
Artwork image: STIK Gdansk #9
Artwork image: STIK Liberty
Banksy
Banksy
Girl with Balloon
2 YEARS 9 MONTHS

775%

Bought For £40,000
Sold For £350,062
Banksy
Banksy
Love Is In The Air
1 YEAR 9 MONTHS

1124%

Bought For £17,500
Sold For £214,200
Banksy
Banksy
Happy Choppers
5 YEARS 3 MONTHS

794%

Bought For £11,875
Sold For £106,250
Banksy
Banksy
Flying Copper
10 months

96%

Bought For £22,513
Sold For £44,285
Banksy
Banksy
Laugh Now
4 months

25%

Bought For £28,000
Sold For £35,000
Banksy
Banksy
Jack & Jill
1 YEAR 8 MONTHS

1185%

Bought For £8,750
Sold For £112,500
Banksy
Banksy
Very Little Helps
1 YEAR 9 MONTHS

269%

Bought For £18,750
Sold For £69,300
Banksy
Banksy
Get Out While You Can
2 YEARS 3 MONTHS

341%

Bought For £20,000
Sold For £88,200
Banksy
Banksy
Bomb Hugger
1 YEAR 9 MONTHS

218%

Bought For £27,500
Sold For £87,500
DAVID YARROW
DAVID YARROW
Mankind
2 YEARS 4 MONTHS

150%

Bought For £24,000
Sold For £60,000
DAVID YARROW
DAVID YARROW
The Wolf of Main Street II
1 YEAR

93%

Bought For £27,000
Sold For £52,000
DAVID YARROW
DAVID YARROW
Harbin
6 MONTHS

16%

Bought For £8,640
Sold For £10,000
JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT
JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT
Hollywood Africans
3 MONTHS

18%

Bought For £40,000
Sold For £47,000
KAWS
KAWS
No Reply
2 YEARS 4 MONTHS

199%

Bought For £25,128
Sold For £75,141
KAWS
KAWS
Moving the Mirror
1 YEAR 9 MONTHS

376%

Bought For £147,155
Sold For £700,000
KAWS
KAWS
Man's Best Friend
15 MONTHS

190%

Bought For £21,792
Sold For £63,323
KAWS
KAWS
You Should Know What I Know
3 MONTHS

76%

Bought For £8,900
Sold For £15,670
KAWS
KAWS
Presenting the Past
6 MONTHS

47%

Bought For £9,891
Sold For £14,559
KAWS
KAWS
Blame Game
7 MONTHS

36%

Bought For £73,453
Sold For £100,189
JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT
JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT
Apex
18 YEARS AND 8 MONTHS

47k%

Bought For £15,000
Sold For £7.05m
JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT
JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT
Head/Rinso/Per Capita/Ernok
5 YEARS 5 MONTHS

567%

Bought For £25,068
Sold For £167,352
JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT
JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT
Head
9 YEARS 6 MONTHS

566%

Bought For £8,102
Sold For £53,966
JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT
JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT
Rome Pay's Off
3 YEARS 1 MONTH

162%

Bought For £4,800
Sold For £12,602
JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT
JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT
Cabeza
3 YEARS

70%

Bought For £12,000
Sold For £20,381
JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT
JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT
Per Capita
3 MONTHS

50%

Bought For £12,263
Sold For £18,365
KEITH HARING
KEITH HARING
Icons
6 YEARS 11 MONTHS

178%

Bought For £12,717
Sold For £35,000
KEITH HARING
KEITH HARING
Silence = Death
3 YEARS 6 MONTHS

126%

Bought For £12,052
Sold For £27,282
KEITH HARING
KEITH HARING
Retrospective
2 YEARS 11 MONTHS

113%

Bought For £75,000
Sold For £160,000
KEITH HARING
KEITH HARING
Statue of Liberty
2 YEARS

33%

Bought For £38,000
Sold For £50,596
KEITH HARING
KEITH HARING
Fertility Suite, Untitled 2
1 YEAR 1 MONTH

43%

Bought For £35,000
Sold For £50,000
THE CONNOR BROTHERS
THE CONNOR BROTHERS
The First Thing I Do In The Morning
7 MONTHS

43%

Bought For £3,500
Sold For £5,000
THE CONNOR BROTHERS
THE CONNOR BROTHERS
Those Who Say It Cannot Be Done
3 MONTHS

40%

Bought For £25,000
Sold For £35,000
THE CONNOR BROTHERS
THE CONNOR BROTHERS
Tell Me Beautiful Untrue Things
8 MONTHS

20%

Bought For £12,500
Sold For £15,000
THE CONNOR BROTHERS
THE CONNOR BROTHERS
The Truth Is Weirder Than Any Fiction I Have Seen
6 MONTHS

26%

Bought For £9,500
Sold For £12,000
THE CONNOR BROTHERS
THE CONNOR BROTHERS
Amongst The Things She Could Not Change
9 MONTHS

26%

Bought For £9,500
Sold For £12,000
HARLAND MILLER
HARLAND MILLER
Five Ring Circus
2 YEARS

515%

Bought For £1,950
Sold For £12,000
HARLAND MILLER
HARLAND MILLER
Death, What's In It For Me?
1 YEAR 8 MONTHS

300%

Bought For £3,500
Sold For £14,000
HARLAND MILLER
HARLAND MILLER
Incurable Romantic Seeks Dirty Filthy Whore
2 YEARS 8 MONTHS

179%

Bought For £68,000
Sold For £190,000
HARLAND MILLER
HARLAND MILLER
High on Hope
1 YEAR

39%

Bought For £20,000
Sold For £27,838
HARLAND MILLER
HARLAND MILLER
Fuck Art Let's Dance
14 MONTHS

34%

Bought For £25,000
Sold For £33,600
HARLAND MILLER
HARLAND MILLER
Love Conquers Nothing
8 MONTHS

43%

Bought For £7,000
Sold For £10,000
DAVID YARROW
DAVID YARROW
Africa
6 MONTHS

127%

Bought For £36,000
Sold For £81,730
DAVID YARROW
DAVID YARROW
The Untouchables
4 MONTHS

14%

Bought For £28k
Sold For £35k
DAVID YARROW
DAVID YARROW
78 Degrees North II
4 MONTHS

54%

Bought For £35,700
Sold For £55,000
DAMIEN HIRST
DAMIEN HIRST
Doxylamine
4 YEARS 10 MONTHS

225%

Bought For £5,000
Sold For £16,250
DAMIEN HIRST
DAMIEN HIRST
Mickey (Large)
4 YEARS 5 MONTHS

78%

Bought For £22,615
Sold For £40,178
DAMIEN HIRST
DAMIEN HIRST
Methamphetamine
3 YEARS 9 MONTHS

89%

Bought For £11,875
Sold For £22,500
DAMIEN HIRST
DAMIEN HIRST
Minnie
1 YEAR 7 MONTHS

115%

Bought For £11,645
Sold For £25,000
DAMIEN HIRST
DAMIEN HIRST
Big Love
2 YEARS 5 MONTHS

90%

Bought For £22,217
Sold For £42,281
DAMIEN HIRST
DAMIEN HIRST
Garden of Dreams
1 YEAR 8 MONTHS

58%

Bought For £6,000
Sold For £9,500
Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol
23 years

276%

Bought For £714,350
Sold For £2.69M
Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol
Sn08364Lot191
17 years

1293%

Bought For £18,090
Sold For £251,970
Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol
Cn3740Lot54B
3 years

46%

Bought For £5.25M
Sold For £7.66M
Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol
Sn09142Lot228
12 years

74%

Bought For £13,400
Sold For £23,365
Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol
Sn09038Lot225
7 years

12%

Bought For £11,660
Sold For £13,080
Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol
Cl11797Lot10
28 years

1785%

Bought For £238,510
Sold For £4.5M
STIK
STIK
Sleeping Baby (NHS Blue)
3 YEARS 4 MONTHS

336%

Bought For £6,875
Sold For £30,000
STIK
STIK
Liberty (Orange)
9 MONTHS

27%

Bought For £12,759
Sold For £16,250
STIK
STIK
Lovers (Blue)
2 YEARS 11 MONTHS

122%

Bought For £11,250
Sold For £25,000
STIK
STIK
Gdansk #9
10 MONTHS

22%

Bought For £74,000
Sold For £90,000
STIK
STIK
Liberty
6 MONTHS

13.3%

Bought For £60,000
Sold For £68,000

WHY INVEST IN ART

2020 was a tumultuous year in the investment world, with the effects of the global pandemic reaching every market. However, the contemporary art market has shown exceptional resilience, with continued success and record results, despite challenges seen elsewhere.

The Sotheby’s Mei Moses Index is widely regarded by the industry as a indication of changing demand in the global art market.
Over the past fifty years this index displays an upward trajectory, providing investor confidence in the resilience and progress of the sector as a whole.

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Why invest with maddox?

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SUCCESSFUL HISTORICAL RETURNS

We are proud of our impressive track record at Maddox Advisory, with four consecutive years of double-digit profits and an average return of: 31.1% achieved for our clients between January and December 2020.

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PRIVILEDGED ACCESS

With expert knowledge and deep industry connections, our Maddox Advisory acquisitions team have established unrivalled access to the contemporary art world and are passionately dedicated to sourcing the highest-quality investment art for our clients.

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AN INVESTMENT TO APPRECIATE

We encourage you to experience the joy of collecting by taking delivery of your artwork and appreciating your investment as it hangs in your home or office we will arrange delivery free of charge, or storage at a secure location if required.

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EXPERT PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

When it is time to sell there are several efficient and effective routes to market provided by Maddox Advisory’s dedicated sales team, from our network of five international galleries to art exhibitions around the world and a variety of trusted selling platforms.

Our team of experts

Our team of Art Advisors combine their experience in portfolio management, insight into art investment and detailed knowledge of the contemporary art world to deliver high quality advice and consistent returns for our clients. With support from our Directors, your dedicated Art Advisor will provide expert input and guidance at every step of your investment journey.

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

JOHN RUSSO

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
CREATIVE DIRECTOR

JAY RUTLAND

CREATIVE DIRECTOR
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

MAEVE DOYLE

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
CHAIRMAN

JAMES NICHOLLS

CHAIRMAN
SENIOR ADVISOR

OLIVER MUNTS

SENIOR ADVISOR
SENIOR ADVISOR

RISHI TAYLOR

SENIOR ADVISOR

The Process

Consultation

Once you have submitted your details, your dedicated Maddox Art Advisor will provide an art investment consultation free of charge to establish your budget, outline your preferences, including your risk appetite, and answer any questions you may have.

Portfolio Management

Your Advisor will prepare a bespoke investment proposal comprised of works that are most likely to achieve your investment goals, keep you up to date with art market news and performance, and inform you of new opportunities that will complement your existing portfolio.

Delivery or Storage

When you have started building your art portfolio, you can choose whether to have the artwork hung at home or in the office. Alternatively, we can arrange storage with one of our specialist suppliers. We will make the relevant arrangements based on your preferences.

Return on Investment

Your advisor will get in touch when it is a good time to sell your artwork based on current market trends, demand for individual artists and recent sales. Once you have agreed to sell, Maddox Art Advisory will market the artwork at the agreed price.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How much of my portfolio should be invested in art?

  • What are your fees?

  • What is the minimum investment level?

  • Is there a minimum holding period?

  • How do I sell my work?

  • What happens if I need to sell my art quickly?

  • Is this a fund?

  • Do I have to take delivery?

  • Is the 31.1% a realised return or projected return?

  • What are the tax implications?

  • What are the risks of investing in art?

  • Do you guarantee a return?

  • Does a piece of art have to be original in order to be classed as investment grade art?

  • What are the benefits of investing with Maddox Art Advisory?

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