13
Jun

The global political current is fraught with head spinning actions leading to mass confusion and a rising level of severe tension. Brexit and the recent British election, the fight for French leadership, the Trump presidency followed by a frenzied onslaught of unprecedented actions by the new administration, rising tensions across Europe, Turkey, Syria, Korea and Qatar, all promote a sense of political instability. As tensions rise so does the perception of a reckless and unhinged approach to domestic and global affairs, providing artistic creatives an endless array of material.

22
Mar
When there's so much at stake we have to do our due diligence

Due diligence. The term may sound a bit daunting, but simply put, due diligence is doing your homework before making a final decision or investment, entering into an agreement or completing a valuation or appraisal.

08
Mar
Kananginak Pootoogook, Kayaker's Reflection

Nanavut is the largest of Canada's territories and provinces with a population of nearly 36,000, mostly Inuit. It's a sparsely populated enormous land mass, and it is home to a world-famous artistic community.

22
Feb

The art world would have you know there are only two major classes of mathematical models for predicting prices: Hedonic Regression and Repeat Sales Regression.

18
Jan
Quality Benchmark Information

To get the most out of the site we offer five valuable tips to find what you’re looking for, get what you need and unwrap the insights ready to be discovered.  When in doubt, ask. Asking questions not only gives us the opportunity to help, it lets us know what you need so we can enhance our product and your...

06
Jan
Quality Benchmark Information Favourite Predictions

Who are the newest young artists to watch? Which nations will reach top rank on the auction sale leader board? What crazy changes are in store for the auction house elite? (Wasn’t the end of 2016 a doozy?)

02
Dec
Claude Money image for QBI Ltd grouped indexes

One of QBI's most noted features is our growing collection of grouped art market indexes. Our flagship index, QBI Art 101 gives an overall view of the global fine art market and includes artists from across all movements, media, countries and historic periods. However, our list doesn't begin and end with that!

17
Nov
Yves Saint Laurent logo for QBI blog post

Yves Saint Laurent, the iconic fashion designer who repeatedly stole the show runway upon runway, is still invariably the most celebrated designer of our time. Yet, what turns our head has nothing to do with the couturier's designs. It's the story our data tells

16
Nov
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You require dependable data to help make decisions and advise your clients. You need the robust unadulterated data QBI delivers.

01
Nov
Louise Bourgeois at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art - URL - https://www.flickr.com/photos/auspices/11222345125/in/photolist-i6Fse4; Richard P J Lambert - https://www.flickr.com/photos/auspices/; License  (CC BY-SA 4.0)  https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/

Our comprehensive and robust database and multidimensional search functions mean our website is a powerful resource tool that provides a deeper insight into the global art market. QBI is what you need for your art market research.

Using raw data and a flexible platform for multidimensional data querying you can produce art market price index reports used for valuations and appraisals for tax, insurance and investment decsions, market intelligence, market comparison and graphical visuals for presentations. You can be confident that the information you receive is accurate and pertinent to your situation.