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Cryptocurrencies in the Art Market

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Cryptocurrencies in the Art Market

The name “Bitcoin” has become universal. Even those who work in the cosseted art market have heard of it. Meanwhile, others have boldly gone on to establish their own digital currencies, like Artbyte’s Artbyte, Maecenas’s ART, artist Sarah Meyohas’s Bitchcoin . Tech entrepreneurs envision ...

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Blockchain Art Exchange, Interview with Founder and CEO Sascha Bailey

Sascha Bailey is an experienced Chief Executive Officer with a significant history of working in the art industry. He has curated over 10 exhibitions in London and worked with a long list of artists including Damien Hirst, Tony Craig, David Bailey and Brain Clarke. Son to photographer David Bailey, ...

Technologies that Link Art & Collectibles to Online Registries

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Technologies that Link Art & Collectibles to Online Registries

The three trillion dollar Art and Collectibles (A&C) market is often a major target for fraud and forgery. The market has been facing these issues for decades with not only single pieces of artwork being forged but whole collections as well. Major advances in nanotechnology and Artificial ...

ArtChain – Interview with Kay Sprague and Cameron Macqueen

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ArtChain – Interview with Kay Sprague and Cameron Macqueen

ArtChain is a Melbourne based start-up putting artwork and collectibles on the blockchain, giving investors’ confidence and putting an end to art forgery. Founded by Kay Sprague and Cameron Macqueen earlier this year, the start-up has already garnered interest from artists, art galleries and ...

Paddle8 – Exclusive Interview with Izabela Depczyk

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Paddle8 – Exclusive Interview with Izabela Depczyk

Izabela Depczyk is the Founder and Executive Board Member of The Native SA and the Managing Director of Paddle8. Depczyk was previously the CEO of Artnews and is currently the youngest female board member of a Swiss publicly listed company. Born in Poland, but raised in Switzerland, Depczyk holds a ...

The Impact of GDPR on Art Market Cryptocurrencies

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The Impact of GDPR on Art Market Cryptocurrencies

The art markets are becoming crowded with cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin, Ether, CodexCoin, Bitchcoin, ART, CLIO, and many more. Technology ventures intend the digital currencies to act as a tender for Blockchain applications. The creators of Blockchain intended the technology to be a distributed ledger ...

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Speculation and Previous Initiatives Issuing Shares in Art

This summer Christie’s London in partnership with Vastari have launched their Art+Tech Summit, an annual initiative bringing together international industry experts and leaders from different sectors exploring the impact technology is having on the art world. The conferences will aim to highlight ...

Cryptocurrencies in the Art Markets

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Cryptocurrencies in the Art Markets

Digital currencies abound in the art market: Bitcoin, Ether, CodexCoin, Bitchcoin, ART, and many more. The plethora of digital currencies that blockchain projects are pitching to investors and consumers seems overwhelming. Technology ventures intend the digital currencies – also known as ...

When to Use Blockchain in the Art Markets

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When to Use Blockchain in the Art Markets

It seems 2018 is the year of the blockchain projects in the art markets. While many of the white papers for the efforts were published in 2017, 2018 is proving to be the peak in what Gartner, the tech industry analysis company, calls its hype curve. ArtMarketGuru has already cataloged more than 30 ...

Interview with Andy Rosen, founder of Sendergram

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Interview with Andy Rosen, founder of Sendergram

We had the pleasure to interview Andy Rosen, founder of Sendergram, a US-based company providing a blockchain platform for digital media creators, offering a unique ecosystem through which artists can secure their creation from concept to delivery.   You founded Sendergram a few years ago, ...