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Rob Anders, Co-Founder & CEO at Niio

Interviews, Technology

Rob Anders, Co-Founder & CEO at Niio

Niio is a technology start-up at the heart of the art world as it goes digital. Created to be an entire ecosystem for the realm of new media art, Niio was founded in 2014 by Rob Anders (CEO) and Oren Moshe (CPO). Niio has become one of the world’s leading ‘collaborative’ platforms for digital ...

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

Interviews, Market

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 ...

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TAJAN – The First Auction House to Install an ARTMYN Scanner in Partnership with INVALUABLE

AR, Market, Technology

TAJAN – The First Auction House to Install an ARTMYN Scanner in Partnership with INVALUABLE

French auction house Tajan is the first to have installed a permanent Artmyn 5D Scanner through a partnership with Invaluable. We spoke to Romain Monteaux-Sarmiento, Director of Communications and Marketing about collaboration and the impact of the scanner. It was first put to the test in their ...

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The Orange Balloon Dog: Bubbles, Turmoil and Avarice in the Contemporary Art Market

Books

The Orange Balloon Dog: Bubbles, Turmoil and Avarice in the Contemporary Art Market

Published in 2017 The Orange Balloon Dog: Bubble, Turmoil and Avarice in the Contemporary Art Market, is the latest instalment from Economist Don Thompson. The prequel to his previously successful books; The Supermodel and the Brillo Box (2015) and The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious ...

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How to Start and Run a Commercial Art Gallery

Books

How to Start and Run a Commercial Art Gallery

Originally published in 2009 by Edward Winkleman, the second edition of How to Start and Run a Commercial Art Gallery was published in 2018 and has been co-authored by Patton Hindle. Winkleman is a New York based art dealer and former gallerist, having operated an art gallery alongside Murat ...

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Interview with Nicolas Laugero Lasserre, founder of Artistik Rezo

Interviews

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 ...

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

Blockchain, Interviews

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 ...

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Dimitris Ladopoulos – A Greek Artist Using Algorithms

Interviews

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 ...

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Book Reviews 2019

Books

Book Reviews 2019

Here ArtMarketGuru suggests a selection of books which act as essential guides for anyone looking to deepen their knowledge on the art market and its inner workings. Books listed explore developments in the art market in recent history and dissect recurring themes such as value, relationships ...

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BigchainDB – Discussion with Masha McConaghy

Blockchain, Interviews

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 ...

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Interview with François Tajan, Deputy Chairman of Artcurial

Interviews

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 ...

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CryptoPunks – Interview with Co-Founder Matt Hall

Interviews

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 ...

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