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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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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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BLOCKCHAIN COMPANIES IN THE ART MARKET

Blockchain, Market

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 ...

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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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