Argentine art: A good investment in times of crisis?
22 November 2012 Last updated at 09:20 GMT
Some art collectors in Argentina have decided to put their money into new paintings and sculptures as a way of safeguarding their capital in times of crisis.
The art market in the country is currently valued at an unprecedented $120m (£75m) per year.
Vladimir Hernandez reports.
Video produced by BBC Mundo's Macarena Gagliardi