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WHERE TO FIND THE BEST ONLINE CONTEMPORARY ART SITES

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WHERE TO FIND THE BEST ONLINE CONTEMPORARY ART SITES

Like every traditional market and industry, the art market has undergone a rapid change in the last decade. Today, everyone from the serious art collector through to art lovers and even first-time buyers has an almost endless number of ways to browse and shop for art online. Perhaps the biggest ...

Blockchain Technology Disrupts the Art Markets

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Blockchain Technology Disrupts the Art Markets

The earliest depiction of an art marketplace in the West comes from the Greek ceramicist and painter Phintias. Circa 500 BCE he illustrated a cup with the image of a man buying a vase. The first art auctions were not to be depicted until Roman was great, during the time of Augustus (43 bce–18 ...

Interview with Omer Tiroche

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Interview with Omer Tiroche

Can you tell us more about your background? How did you get to where you are? I’ve been surrounded by art my entire life; my grandfather had galleries in Paris, Israel and the US, and my father had a gallery in Israel before moving to London and becoming a private dealer. Naturally, I took an ...

Bitcoin: The Next Tulip Craze?

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Bitcoin: The Next Tulip Craze?

Art historians find an odd yet telling blip in the creation of paintings of flowers: a dearth on the subject was produced in Holland between the late 1630’s and during the 1640s. Alastair Sooke, art critic of The Daily Telegraph, suggests in a BBC article that, “Perhaps, for a few years at ...

London Top Collectors and Influencers Report

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London Top Collectors and Influencers Report

A new report, gathering the latest data on London based collectors and influencers, has been released by ArtMarketGuru ahead of Frieze 2017. The London Collectors and Influencers 2017 Report features a comprehensive list of over 100 of the top collectors and influencers based in the UK capital. ...

ArtAndCollect – The new wave of art collecting

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ArtAndCollect – The new wave of art collecting

ArtAndCollect is a new global platform that allows collectors to post works for sale directly with no intermediary and no commission. Conceived as a worldwide network of art players, ArtAndCollect was created as an alternative route to traditional galleries and auction houses, providing the ...

BLOCKCHAIN COMES TO THE ART MARKETS

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BLOCKCHAIN COMES TO THE ART MARKETS

The Ming dynasty Chinese saying “Water That Is Too Clear Has No Fish” applies to the modern day art market like few other aphorisms. The opacity and secrecy of the sector have mired artists, buyers, sellers, and middlemen in murky business dealings that have not changed since the Medici ...

ARTMARKETGURU LAUNCHES

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ARTMARKETGURU LAUNCHES

ArtMarketGuru is a website that offers analysis and region specific research on the global art market. Founded in 2017 by Swiss art dealer Frédéric de Senarclens, ArtMarketGuru defines itself as an alternative source of art market research, analysis and statistics. As founder of online art ...