Some great articles about buying living artists:
Home prices may rise and fall, and businesses may collapse, but a painting by Pablo Picasso painting will always be a painting by Pablo Picasso. - In downturn, dealers say art is solid investment, Boston Herald
"Auction values soar because often it is the only way to get the art that collectors covet most. Not surprisingly, a growing number of frustrated buyers are switching their focus to emerging artists." - Paint, by Numbers, Barrons
"Great artists (let’s just go with the deceased ones) who wrote about and articulated their premise(s) and ideas for why they worked the way they did include, Da Vinci, Michaelangelo, Van Gogh, Matisse, O’Keefe, Dali, Warhol, Cole, Rembrandt, Gaugain, Cezanne – well, need I continue?"
- How to Find New Hot Artists - eBay Art as Investment
- Contemporary art: The new status investment, International Herald Tribune,
- Hot art market stokes prices for artists barely out of teens, The Wall Street Journal