LATEST ART INDUSTRY TRENDS
The art world is a thriving and ever-changing landscape. If you're looking for ways to stay updated on the latest trends and for expert guidance on art collecting - look no further!
African Art Market Trends - Growing Demand From Western Collectors
Feb 13, 2023
The art market in Africa has experienced significant growth in recent years. This is due to several factors, including the emergence of a new generation of African artists and the increasing demand for their work from Western collectors. Additionally, increased access to digital platforms has allowed African art to reach a wider audience than ever […]Read more
The Return of Art Fairs Post-Pandemic
Feb 1, 2023
As we continue our return to normal life and things open up more and more, art fairs are roaring back. This comes as great news to artists, collectors, galleries, and host cities — not to mention the fair organizers themselves. Art fairs are also important cultural and economic events, allowing for people to spontaneously discover their […]Read more
Tips on Collecting Unusual Mediums
Jan 4, 2023
When you first become an art collector, things can seem extremely complicated and most aren’t even contemplating collecting unusual mediums. There are so many special terms for auctions, retail galleries, and buying directly from the artist. Plus, there are a head spinning number of things that go into the value of a work of art. […]Read more
What Auction Data Tells Us About Artist Trends
Nov 7, 2022
Art auctions and auction data is one of the best ways that art insiders understand the changing fortunes. When you comb over the results, you can see how artworks performed against their estimates, and how the prices of artists and movements have changed over time. That all proves to be fascinating information that any collector […]Read more
What You Need to Know About Art Appraisals
Oct 4, 2022
If you are an art collector, then sooner or later you are going to need the services of an art appraiser. This is an important service in the art world, and yet many collectors have a lot of unanswered questions about it. We are going to clear up a lot of those questions today. Hopefully, […]Read more
What Important Role Does an Art Advisor Play
Aug 1, 2022
The art world is a wonderful place, filled with enthusiasm, interesting ideas, and that effervescent spirit of creation. But it can also be complicated. Very, very complicated. That’s why it can be very beneficial to get the assistance of an art advisor. We are living through the most diverse, byzantine art market ever. There are […]Read more
The Art Lawyer's Diary: Venice Art Biennale & documenta fifteen - Icons of the International Art World Question the Role of Art and the Artist in Times of Global Crisis
Jun 22, 2022
The Venice Art Biennale: The Milk of Dreams Barbara T. Hoffman, Esq.* The 59th edition of the Venice Art Biennale, under the title of “The Milk of Dreams,” opened to the public on April 23 – November 27, 2022. The exhibition takes place in the Central Pavilion of the Giardini and Arsenal. There are also […]Read more
How Are NFTs Changing the Art World?
Jun 10, 2022
It seems non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are constantly in the headlines. That’s especially true for art lovers. Their world is becoming dominated by news of the latest major NFT releases and the fortunes made overnight by crypto artists. But what are NFTs, how are they changing the art world, and what can we expect to see […]Read more
Art Fairs & Galleries: Survival Post Covid
Apr 28, 2022
Covid-19 pandemic continues to create disruptions in particular for art fairs and galleries. We are now in the process of sifting through its impact and seeing what remains after two years of painful change and loss. For art fairs and galleries, their entire model was based on in-person experiences. But the field proved nimble, and […]Read more
How Do You Become an Art Auctioneer?
Mar 4, 2022
When we imagine an auctioneer, we think of a rapid-fire talker throwing out numbers in a fast paced atmosphere. And for many auctions, that’s fairly accurate. Many auctions do run at a fast pace, encouraging bidders to get in while the getting is good. The auctioneers will also follow a “chant” — a sonorous rhythm […]Read more
What Do Art Dealers Do, and How Do You Work with One?
Jan 5, 2022
Art dealers buy and sell artwork. That was easy, but as you might expect, there is more to it than that. The art market can get complicated. It deals in one-of-a-kind works, things that can’t be replicated. If there is a painting you want, you can’t necessarily go to a store and buy it. If […]Read more
Where Did Pop Art Come From?
Sep 1, 2017
Pop Art is an impactful art movement in Britain and the US that emerged in the mid-50s and flourished in the 60s. The term “Pop Art” was coined in 1955 by Lawrence Alloway, a British curator and critic. Pop Art was the art of popular or “material” culture and was a revolt against the status quo and the […]Read more
THE HABITS OF SUCCESSFUL COLLECTORS
Dec 2, 2016
Whatever the reason for your art purchase, be it passion, financial investment, or a combination of the two, take insider advice from our experts. Here, we offer invaluable tips and techniques for successful collecting, including new ways to enlist specialist advice, utilising technologies and social media for your own research, and navigating art fair etiquette. […]Read more