10 Of The World’s Priciest Arts And Art Supplies
10 Of The World’s Priciest Arts And Art Supplies
The world’s most expensive fine arts are as varied as the tools used to make them, like oil paints and purple pigment made from snails.

We traveled the world to discover what makes art so expensive. Our first stop is Japan’s Nara Prefecture, where for over 450 years the company Kobaien has been making some of the world’s most sought-after calligraphy ink.


  • 00:00 Intro
  • 00:29 Japanese Calligraphy Ink
  • 12:36 Japanese Calligraphy Brushes
  • 21:39 Tyrian Purple Dye
  • 32:29 Sơn Mài Painting
  • 39:15 Oil Paint
  • 44:47 Kolinsky Sable Brushes
  • 51:12 Bonsai
  • 56:40 Bonsai Scissors
  • 1:07:15 Paint Made From Pollution
  • 1:13:30 Modern Art

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