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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, ...

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 ...