The last empress of Iran: ‘They said if I killed my husband, I could go back’
February 2019, The Telegraph
The Astonishing Art Collection of Farah Pahlavi, Former Empress of Iran, Finally Comes to Light
February 2019, W Magazine
The Museum of Contemporary Arts; The Seed That Farah Pahlavi ‘Succeeded With Love’
December 2018, BBC Persia
Farah Pahlavi interview: on marriage to the Shah, her unseen art collection and the future of Iran
December 2018, The Times
The People Have Not Forgotten Me: The Exiled Empress of Iran Interviewed
December 2018, The Spectator
From Persia With Love: How an Empress Transformed Iran With Art
December 2018, The Sydney Morning Herald
Book Review: The Empress of Art is a riveting account of cultural history
September 2018, Architectural Digest (Middle East Edition)
Expert Opinion. Art Wealth Management: Who can you trust?
October 2017, Deloitte Art & Finance Report (Pages 122-123)
Why the Empress of Iran’s lost $4 billion modern art collection is coming to light
July 2017, Financial Review
Putting Personal Values Into Investing – Debates From The WealthBriefing London Summit
June 2015, WealthBriefing
The Luxury Investment Index
Download the Wealth Report 2013
March 2013, Knight Frank
Mainland Investors Bullish on International Art, HSBC, Citi, LGT and Others Home in on Opportunity
September 2012, Asian Private Banker
Chinese Drive Art Sales to Record Levels
March 2012, CNBC
The Fine Art of Investing
October 2011, Chewton Glen Magazine
Why art investment is a delicate balance between aesthetic appreciation and financial savvy.
July 2011, The Australian (Wish Magazine)
Viola Raikhel-Bolot, director of London-based art advisory company 1858, travels the globe in search of artworks for her clients, both private and corporate.
Hot Beauties, Great Returns
June 2011, Singapore Business Times
Investing in art offers both financial and emtional rewards. Its appeal also lies in its low correlation with other asset classes.
State of the Art
Spring & Summer 2011, Ocean Sky
To collectors, auctioneers and lovers of art alike, the news that the world’s insatiable appetite for contemporary art has been happily restored following a two-year lull will no doubt come as very welcome news indeed.
Spear’s Award Nomination
March/April 2011, Spear’s WMS
If you use an art adviser for aquisition advice, they can walk into a gallery on your behalf, negotiate the particulars and, with knowledge of trade margins, trim a tidy sum off the price.
Raikel-Bolot Bloomberg Interview
October 2010, Bloomberg
Recession-Proof Art Buyers
July 2010, CNBC