In this article, we are going to take a closer look at whether or not it is a good idea to invest in X-ray art. We are going to try to predict the future value of X-ray art and decide whether X-ray art would make a good investment or not. This will only consider x-ray art as an investment. If you have a genuine love for the art form then it might be worth investing in this type of art even if it will give you a poor return.
Art or decoration
The first question we need to answer is whether X-ray art is really art or if it should be seen more like interior design. The answer to this question is not certain. Some types of X-ray art show real merit with a deliberate composition. Other X-ray art is merely attractive X-ray pictures of an item such as a fish or a flower. These works are nice to look at but do in my mind not really have the qualities that are required to call them art. In my mind, it seems clear that some but not all x-ray art is good and unique enough to be called art. This is the X-ray art that I believe have the best chance of becoming valuable in the future. X-ray art that does not reach this height might become valuable iconic decorative pieces but are unlikely to reach truly high valuations.
X-ray art has a good chance of becoming valuable and get a similar standing in the market as pop art holds now.
Most X-ray art is not unique but instead produced in one or several print runs. The number of copies of a particular piece of art can vary greatly. It can be very low or very high. The print size for a particular piece of art is bound to affect the future price. A smaller print run will reduce the number of prints available on the market. This will make the art rarer on the market and it will, therefore, be more likely to go up in price. The quality and popularity of a piece of art will also have a great impact on the price. A more popular piece can get a higher valuation despite a higher print run. It is the print run in relation to the popularity that is going to decide future prices.
Who likes X-ray art
The people buying the art will also have a huge impact on the price of the art. If it is popular among the working class then it will have one value. If it becomes popular among traders, stock brokers and CEO:s. Then the value can go a lot higher. Traders, stock brokers, and CEO:s are all groups of people that earn a lot of money and have disposable means to buy art. If societal groups with a lot of money fall in love with X-ray art then the prices will go a lot higher than they otherwise would. In this case, the art can become status symbols.
Right now it seems like an eclectic group of people from all levels of society like x-ray art while most people don’t even know about it. It is therefore very hard to predict which customer groups that will decide the future price of X-ray art.
There is no doubt that the works of different artists will be valued a lot differently in the future. As they are now. The works of some artists are likely to increase in value while other artist remains relatively unknown and their art fades into obscurity.
The future value is hard to predict. It might attain a similar status as pop culture in the art scene, but there is also a chance that the art remains a curiosity. There is a lot of x-ray art that deserves a higher price tag than they have today. But there is also a lot of X-ray art that deserves to be forgotten. You and I might not agree about which art deserves a higher price and which deserves to be forgotten. It is very possible that I am wrong and that the art that I think should be forgotten is the art that will remain attractive to collectors.
Investing in X-ray art has the potential to earn you a lot of money, but it is also a high-risk investment. No one knows for sure what the future is for X-ray art. If you like to invest in this type of art then I would recommend that you chose to buy a low number of high-quality pieces. I would not invest large amounts of money in this type of art. But it might be worth taking a punt and making a small investment in the hope that this art style will get the appreciation it deserves. Only invest money you can afford to lose.