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Migrating Your Art Business to the Cloud

Technology

Migrating Your Art Business to the Cloud

Since the commercialization of cloud computing, waves of innovation have transformed both business and society. Many of the apps that are an integral part of our everyday lives did not even exist a decade ago. Cloud services made this transformation possible. Galleries, museums, auction houses, and ...

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Managing Social Media for Artists and Galleries

Technology

Managing Social Media for Artists and Galleries

Digital transformation technologies like social media have remade the way galleries and artists promote and sell art. With over 3 billion active social media users in the world by the year 2021*, social media offers to artists and galleries around the world to reach out to consumers they would ...

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Irene Due, Head of Communications at Acute Art

Interviews

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 ...

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The Decline of Facebook

Opinion

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, ...

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NEW BUSINESS MODELS

Market

NEW BUSINESS MODELS

With the introduction of new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Virtual Reality (VR) we are seeing rippling effects within the art market. Artificial intelligence is changing value chains for creative content, helping creators match content with audiences by learning about and ...

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ART MARKET RESOURCES

Market

ART MARKET RESOURCES

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 ...

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ONLINE GALLERIES

Market

ONLINE GALLERIES

There is a marked rise in online galleries, this includes galleries that already have brick and mortar locations who are putting their collections online. Gallery owners are now questioning why they should spend money renting a physical space, however, often it is still needed for branding ...

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ONLINE PLATFORMS / MARKETPLACES

Market

ONLINE PLATFORMS / MARKETPLACES

Online platforms act as an entry point for new buyers, making the art market far easier to manoeuvre than the traditional art world which can often be an intimidating experience. Many of these platforms allow their users to communicate directly with galleries and artists without the added ...

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ONLINE AUCTIONS

Market

ONLINE AUCTIONS

There are many online auction sites offering their visitors the chance to bid for art from the comfort of their own home, taking away the social barriers of bidding at traditional auction houses, where you often have to be of a certain status and wealth. According to the Hiscox report, online ...

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ONLINE ART MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

Market

ONLINE ART MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

Online Art Inventory Management Systems act as a useful tool for artists, galleries, museums and collectors to keep track of their artworks. Most major art organisations now use these kinds of systems as they an efficient way of collecting important information about artworks. They are also ...

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GROWTH OF THE ONLINE ART MARKET

Market

GROWTH OF THE ONLINE ART MARKET

ArtMarketGuru’s Digital Transformation Services help collectors, artists, art dealers, gallery owners and auctioneers navigate the online world and transform their digital presence. We take pride in being one of the first resources to study and analyse the impact of new technologies such as ...

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Art Management Software: Proprietary or Open Source?

Technology

Art Management Software: Proprietary or Open Source?

Art may be as old as time itself, but organizations that deal in art do not need to use outmoded approaches to manage art or collectibles (A&C). Like businesses in every other sector operating in today’s digitally-driven economy, they can leverage technology to enhance their productivity, ...

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