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Blockchain Companies in the Art Market

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Blockchain Companies in the Art Market

Blockchain is the new Tech buzzword in the art market. Every month, it seems, a press release comes out announcing yet another “disruptive” blockchain application. The claims include a range of industry-shattering functionality, including: the end of issues involving provenance, the ability of ...

Yehudit Mam, Co-founder of DADA.nyc

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Yehudit Mam, Co-founder of DADA.nyc

Based in New York, DADA is the only social network where people interact through drawings and one of the first online art galleries to use blockchain technology for the transaction of work. Yehudit Mam introduces us to the genesis and concept of her art gallery and explain how the Ethereum system ...

Feral Horses Opening the Art Market to Small Investors

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Feral Horses Opening the Art Market to Small Investors

A Crowd Investment Platform Where to Invest in Shares of Artworks – An Interview with Feral Horses CEO Francesco Bellanca Etienne Verbist (EVB): Who are you and why do you do what you do? Francesco Bellanca (FB): I am the co-founder of Feral Horses, the online trading platform where people can ...

CODEX Protocol

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CODEX Protocol

The Codex Title Registry is an innovative platform striving to create cutting edge applications that directly impact the Art & Collectibles industry. Following from our ongoing interest in the ever-growing developments in the worlds of blockchain technology and recent release of our specialised ...

Blockchain Technology Can Aid Art Logistics from Nail to Nail

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Blockchain Technology Can Aid Art Logistics from Nail to Nail

How do you move Rodin’s three-ton sculpture “The Kiss” from Europe to Australia? The Art Gallery of New South Wales would probably have answered when it took possession of the piece in late 2016: “With a great deal of paperwork.” Moving fine art anywhere in the world is a massive ...

Blockchain Technology and Insurance in the Art Market

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Blockchain Technology and Insurance in the Art Market

In 2012 Hurricane Sandy bit off the front of a seaside home and tossed it into the sea, then spat a Thomas Hart Benton painting into the ocean along with it, according to ArtNews. The cyclone was the most destructive of its kind in the Mid-Atlantic region’s history. By late 2017, thousands of ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...