Le Journal Interviews

Rob Anders, Co-Founder & CEO at Niio

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Rob Anders, Co-Founder & CEO at Niio

Niio is a technology start-up designed to be an entire ecosystem for the new art world, founded in 2014 by Rob Anders (CEO) and Oren Moshe (CPO). It is now one of the world’s leading platforms for digital artwork, collaborating with artists, galleries and collectors all over the world. Here, we ...

Sylvie Gleises – Global Head of Distribution, Marketing, Communication AXA Art & Regional CEO Continental Europe

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Sylvie Gleises – Global Head of Distribution, Marketing, Communication AXA Art & Regional CEO Continental Europe

AXA XL Art & Lifestyle insures art works, collectibles and other exclusive valuable objects, ranging from jewellery and classic cars to vacation residences and furnishings. In addition to partnering with museums and institutions, they also provide tailor-made insurance solutions to private ...

Interview with Nicolas Laugero Lasserre, founder of Artistik Rezo

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Interview with Nicolas Laugero Lasserre, founder of Artistik Rezo

Nicolas Laugero Lasserre is a Parisian gallerist, the founder of Artistik Rezo and the Director of Icart, the School of Art Management and Culture in Paris. Laugero Lasserre is a collector of urban art, owning works by Banksy, Shepard Fairey, Swoon and Invader. A recent purchase was that of Le ...

ARTWOOK – Discussion with Rui Cai (CEO) & Qinwen Wang (CATO)

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ARTWOOK – Discussion with Rui Cai (CEO) & Qinwen Wang (CATO)

Artwook is an art shared ownership trading platform based on blockchain technology. The new platform claims to integrate blockchain technology into the traditional art markets and is grounded in a shared economy. Here, we speak to Artwook’s CEO Rui Cai and CATO Qinwen Wang on how the new platform ...

Dimitris Ladopoulos – A Greek Artist Using Algorithms

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Dimitris Ladopoulos – A Greek Artist Using Algorithms

Dimitris Ladopoulos is an art and visual director based in Athens, Greece. He uses multiple digital platforms to create art and tell a story. His chosen art form is a natural progression from his early passion for game visuals, graphic design, motion-graphics and cinematography. In recent projects ...

BigchainDB – Discussion with Masha McConaghy

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BigchainDB – Discussion with Masha McConaghy

Masha McConaghy is the Founder of ascribe, a service enabling immutable attribution for artists with clear provenance for both digital and physical art; BigchainDB, a blockchain database, tuned towards handling metadata and the co-founder of Ocean Protocol, a decentralized data exchange protocol to ...

Interview with François Tajan, Deputy Chairman of Artcurial

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Interview with François Tajan, Deputy Chairman of Artcurial

Founded in 2002, Artcurial is leading French auction house, with over 25 areas of expertise, selling everything from artworks to luxury items including jewellery, watches, vintage cars and designer handbags. As an auction house they are known for generating world records and excitement around their ...

CryptoPunks – Interview with Co-Founder Matt Hall

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CryptoPunks – Interview with Co-Founder Matt Hall

Matt Hall is the Co-Founder of CryptoPunks and Larva Labs alongside John Watkinson. They refer to themselves as “creative technologists” who “make things for android, iPhone and the Web.” One of their latest projects which garnered wide spread attention was CryptoPunks, an Ethereum-based ...

Irene Due, Head of Communications at Acute Art

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Irene Due, Head of Communications at Acute Art

Acute Art was established in 2017 by Swedish art collector Gerard De Geer and his son Jacob De Geer with the aim of bringing together artistic vision with the most cutting-edge technologies, including Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Realities. As a company they are committed to finding ...

Interview with Rob Weisberg, CEO of Invaluable

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Interview with Rob Weisberg, CEO of Invaluable

Rob Weisberg is the CEO of Invaluable, the world’s leading marketplace for buying fine art, antiques and collectibles. Invaluable works with more than 4,000 auction houses, dealers and galleries using in-house bidding technology selling everything from fine art to classic cars. Weisberg has ...