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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 ...

Artificial Intelligence for Art Valuation

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Artificial Intelligence for Art Valuation

Who would have guessed ahead of the sale of Leonardo DaVinci’s Salvator Mundi in November 2017 that the painting would have fetched US$450 million at the auction block? Art appraisers hadn’t. Would Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) have been able to? Teams of art professionals, A.I. ...

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 ...

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Selling Art Online

Collecting art is a fulfilling passion. But maintaining a collection involves more than just buying. Sometimes you also need to sell and selling art can be troublesome. Have you ever tried to sell an artwork back to the dealer that sold it to you? For some reason, it is never the right time! At ...

WHERE TO FIND THE BEST ONLINE CONTEMPORARY ART SITES

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WHERE TO FIND THE BEST ONLINE CONTEMPORARY ART SITES

Like every traditional market and industry, the art market has undergone a rapid change in the last decade. Today, everyone from the serious art collectors through to art lovers and even first-time buyers has an almost endless number of ways to browse and shop for art online. Perhaps the biggest ...

London Top Collectors and Influencers Report

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London Top Collectors and Influencers Report

A new report, gathering the latest data on London based collectors and influencers, has been released by ArtMarketGuru ahead of Frieze 2017. The London Collectors and Influencers 2017 Report features a comprehensive list of over 100 of the top collectors and influencers based in the UK capital. ...

ArtAndCollect – The new wave of art collecting

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ArtAndCollect – The new wave of art collecting

ArtAndCollect is a new global platform that allows collectors to post works for sale directly with no intermediary and no commission. Conceived as a worldwide network of art players, ArtAndCollect was created as an alternative route to traditional galleries and auction houses, providing the ...