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Migrating Your Art Business to the Cloud

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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 ...

Managing Social Media for Artists and Galleries

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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 ...

Art Management Software: Proprietary or Open Source?

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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, ...

AI as an Art Advisor

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AI as an Art Advisor

While many in the art market may think their field may be immune to Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven algorithms, some tech companies are making inroads into the sector. Online marketplaces are using AI to assist artists in selling their work and to help collectors find pieces for purchase. Here ...

Collector IQ – Interview with Christopher Vroom

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Collector IQ – Interview with Christopher Vroom

Founded by entrepreneur and art collector Christopher Vroom, Collector IQ, a New York based new art market application, focuses on the intersection of the financial and collectible services. The startup aims to provide collectors with clear, concise information and asset management. Christopher ...

The Potential of 3D Printing in the Art World

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The Potential of 3D Printing in the Art World

3D printing is already revolutionizing many industries, from healthcare to art. The technology involves injecting layers of material into a chamber to create a three-dimensional rendition of an object intricately designed on a computer. The technology is advancing in leaps and bounds. Now, 3D ...

WHAT IMPACT COULD VR HAVE ON THE CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR?

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WHAT IMPACT COULD VR HAVE ON THE CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR?

With the art market’s ever-increasing online presence and the rise in new technologies will we see a drastic change in the way we experience a gallery space, exhibition, or an art fair? Advances have already been made and the tech boom has provided new methods for artists and organisations to ...

How Artificial Intelligence Will Disrupt the Art Market in the Next 10 Years

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How Artificial Intelligence Will Disrupt the Art Market in the Next 10 Years

Charles decided he was tired of staring at the bleak concrete walls of his new Manhattan studio apartment. He called out to his home smart device, “Forbin, I need some art for the walls. Something original. Maybe three pieces, “Access all available modern art pieces on online art markets that ...

Christie’s set to become the First Auction House to Offer Artwork Generated Using AI Technology

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Christie’s set to become the First Auction House to Offer Artwork Generated Using AI Technology

Christie’s have announced that they will be selling a work generated using AI at their Prints & Multiples sale set to take place from Tuesday 23 to Thursday 25 October. The work named Edmond Belamy, originates from a series of 11 portraits of the fictional Belamy family, created by the Paris ...

Technologies that Link Art & Collectibles to Online Registries

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Technologies that Link Art & Collectibles to Online Registries

The three trillion dollar Art and Collectibles (A&C) market is often a major target for fraud and forgery. The market has been facing these issues for decades with not only single pieces of artwork being forged but whole collections as well. Major advances in nanotechnology and Artificial ...