Investing Apps: Yieldstreet
Our industry-leading research and acquisition teams use our proprietary data and art market experience to curate iconic works of blue-chip contemporary art.
Since inception in 2017, Masterworks has successfully offered and sold three paintings from its collection, each realizing a net annualized gain in excess of 30% per work.*
*This is not an indication of Masterworks’ overall performance and past performance is not indicative of future results.
Masterworks is the first platform making it possible to invest in multimillion-dollar works from artists like Banksy, Kaws, Basquiat, and many more. Investors of all types who seek to improve their portfolio performance use our proprietary data. Contemporary art prices have appreciated by 14.1% annually on average from 1995-2021 1H.
Yieldstreet has offered two art equity funds. According to the company, the first fund is focused on post-war and contemporary art and the second fund is focused on artists inspired by the Harlem Renaissance.
Masterworks vs. Yieldstreet (Art Equity Offerings) at a glance
Yieldstreet (Art Equity Offerings)
Focused exclusively on blue-chip contemporary art
Ability to select individual works of art
*as of Mar 3, 2022
What makes Masterworks
the best Yieldstreet alternative?
Why invest in art?
Based on Masterworks research, contemporary art prices have increased 13.6% on an annualized basis from 1995-2021 1H
Potential Inflation Hedge
During periods from 1985-2020 when inflation was equal to or higher than 3.0%, contemporary art prices had an average real price appreciation of 23.2%.
Citi Private Bank calculated a correlation coefficient of 0.19 between contemporary Art and the S&P 500 from 1985-2020
What people are saying?
“It's a brilliant business model that is tearing down the barriers to entry into the art market.”
"There are more than 9,000 firms that help investors allocate to venture and private equity, but none other than Masterworks that facilitates fractional investment in art."
“Masterworks’ track record has earned it over 350,000 members and over $500 million in assets under management as of March, and it’s just getting started.”