Art and antiques


How do millennials get into art buying?

The art world is often seen as something that is reserved for the wealthy and experienced buyers, so how are Millennials expected to discover its secrets?

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How to curate your own art collection

As the Frieze Art Fair gets underway in London, Whitney Hintz, Curator of Hiscox’s art collection, offers tips on how you can best put together a great art collection of your own.


Where are we buying jewellery?

Are you comfortable buying a necklace or ring over the internet – or do you need to hold it in your hand? Sarah Royce-Greensill from Telegraph Luxury checks out the online market for fine jewellery

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See golden marrows near the Gherkin

If you come down to the City of London today you’ll be sure of a big surprise, says Robert Read, Hiscox’s Head of Art and Private Clients.


Would you buy a painting online?

While consumers are becoming more comfortable buying art solely on the basis of a digital image, we look at whether technology can ever create the same level of trust that you would get viewing items in a gallery