Mr. Micheal Moses, Co-founder – NYU & Beautiful Asset Advisors
Professor Moses was a faculty member at The Stern School of Business of New York University for 32 years before his recent retirement. Before that he taught at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania for five years.
During this period he has done research on corporate strategy, supply chain management and the role of art as an asset class. He has published articles in leading academic journals in the fields of economics, finance, management science, operations research and regional science.
He has also authored three books on the diverse fields of Management, Business Process Improvement, and 18th Century American Furniture. During this time he has also been a consultant to several large corporations in the fields of strategic planning and operations analysis. His most recent work has been focusing on art as an asset class.
To round out his art interests he also authored a book on 18th century American antiques entitled Master craftsmen of Newport the goddards and townsends as well as a Antiques Magazine article on the 19th century American painters Marry Blood Mellon and Fitz Hugh Lane a cooperative relationship.
Beautiful Asset Advisors® LLC is set up to help individuals and their insurers and wealth managers to better understand the financial implications of the art market in general and their collection in particular. The firm, via its web site, www.artasanasset.com , make available quarterly and annual art market updates based on their proprietary family of fine art indices. These indices are also used to generate real time “mark to market” art valuations as well as studies on optimal asset allocation including fine art.