Posted: January 2, 2019 -
Knowing about the latest art fair, emerging artist or stylistic movement in the Contemporary Art world is only half the battle for serious collectors in today’s market. Good collectors not only understand but actively seek expert advice, real-time market analysis, sales data, and financial trends from a variety of trusted sources. Today, the Internet provides a large choice of online resources and we have gathered the best art market research/info/data sites in one place to give you a one-stop-shop to stay up-to-date on everything that is happening behind the canvas.
The online edition of Artforum International Magazine, contains a breadth of information for all collectors. From major gallery openings to museum preview events and recent auction sale reports. ArtFroum covers the highs (and lows) of what’s happening in the art world with journalistic and editorial content.
ARTInfo is another valued global source for up-to-the-minute news, information, and expert commentary on art, artists, and the business and pleasure of making, buying, and understanding art. You’ll find daily news and developments from galleries, auction houses, and museums – covering everything from the visual arts, to architecture & design, to film, the performing arts and even travel “with wit, style, verve, and authority.” ARTINFO has also launched 15 international editions which contains local and cultural stories in the native language.
ArtTactic offers a wide view of the global art market, including both established and emerging markets. Essentially an art market analysis firm that offers dynamic data on the ever-changing global art market, ArtTactic uses crowd-sourcing as the main tool for collecting qualitative and quantitative data.
Art World Forum is an emerging global platform and leading web publisher providing up-to-date art market insight via original editorial articles and intellectual contributions by reputable art professionals. Through its high quality, high value international conferences, Art World Forum provides unique informational, marketing and networking opportunities to a vast number of art investors, collectors, dealers, insurers, academics, practitioners and overall art enthusiasts.
An important, comprehensive, and detailed annual survey of online art trading, financial reporting, technological, demographic and market forecasts.
Calling themselves “A forum for serious, playful and radical thinking about art in the world today”, Hyperallergic takes a decidedly modern digital media approach. With a magazine style layout and an independent collective of leading writers and journalists, it proves to be a valuable and refreshing destination for collectors of all kinds.
Larry’s List is a leading art market knowledge company providing data, research and access to contemporary art collectors. The Larry’s List Art Collector Database contains over 3,500 profiles of art collectors from more than 70 countries – based on comprehensive research done on art collectors. The database provides information on private collections including artists and artworks collected, collector’s ranking positions, and their activities on the art market. It is a practical tool for both professionals and art enthusiasts presenting a detailed and comprehensive portrait of today’s contemporary art world.
MutualArt offers a personalised source of information to art professionals and enthusiasts. Members of the website are able to tailor the information they receive by tracking individual categories and artists. The UK-based platform has an extensive database of art related articles as well as detailed information on over 300,000 artists. The 500,000 members have access to up to date art news from around the world in addition to price analysis and auction and exhibition listings. MutualArt also hosts private sales presenting a versatile range of artworks from both emerging and renowned international artists.
Widewalls magazine is a continuous source of high quality, in-depth art journalism. Dedicated to lovers of contemporary art, the platform covers top exhibitions, festivals, artists, events and fairs worldwide. Various trend topics and top tip lists can also be found here, as well as an ever-growing community of members that help contribute to this fantastic online resource.