“The focus is very much on the best of the best. Clients want the best blue diamond, the best wristwatch, the best impressionist picture, but the second rate is of no interest.” It isn’t, Hoffman says, “a case of digging deep into a particular artist. It’s more about having a well-known and ostentatious collection.” 

Bloomberg’s James Tarmy gained valued insight from The Fine Art Group’s Philip Hoffman about the appetite for collecting in Asia.

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