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Collecting in the 21st Century – The Impact of New Technologies on the Art Market

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Collecting in the 21st Century – The Impact of New Technologies on the Art Market

In the past few years technologies potential to change the way we promote, sell and create art has been fully realised. New mediums such as Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence and 3D scanning have allowed artists to develop entirely new art forms. Digital has also revolutionised the way we are ...

TALKING GALLERIES 2019 ADDRESSES GENDER IMBALANCE IN THE ART WORLD

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TALKING GALLERIES 2019 ADDRESSES GENDER IMBALANCE IN THE ART WORLD

Talking Galleries latest symposium (21-22 January 2019) was hosted at the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA) for its seventh year. Once again, the dynamic conference brought together influential figures in the art world, spurring on great debate and discussion. A central theme ...

The Decline of Facebook

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The Decline of Facebook

In this day and age most art galleries, artists and institutions place a great deal of importance into maintaining a strong online presence, through a website, app, and via social media. With the purchasing of artworks online increasing it is now more important than ever for auction houses, ...

The End of the Art Market As We Know It

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The End of the Art Market As We Know It

Yesterday, I had lunch with the former president of a UK-based auction house. On my train journey home to Brussels I read “DISRUPTION” by Stéphane Mallard, a French Author and Keynote Speaker. I was struck by the differences between the text I was reading and the conversation I had just a few ...

Deloitte Art & Finance Conference, Luxembourg

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Deloitte Art & Finance Conference, Luxembourg

Deloitte’s 11th Annual Art & Finance Conference took place in Luxembourg on Friday 26th October and focused on the role of technology within art and finance sectors. The event featured over 35 international industry leaders including tech experts, art lawyers, start-up innovators, gallery ...

The Rise and Fall of Cryptocurrencies: An analysis of Maecenas ART Currency

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The Rise and Fall of Cryptocurrencies: An analysis of Maecenas ART Currency

Since their recent creation cryptocurrencies have been hailed as the future of banking, trading and the economy. The recent acknowledgement of cryptocurrencies as legal tender in a number of countries and on trading floors only served to strengthen the argument for the future of cryptocurrencies. ...

How the Art Market Can Successfully Comply With GDPR

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How the Art Market Can Successfully Comply With GDPR

From 25 May, 2018, the new EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) will come into force, and the penalties for not complying with its complex demands are draconian, to say the least. Serious breaches can involve massive fines of up to four percent of a company’s yearly worldwide ...