The Art World Needs to Ditch Its Big-City Snobbery
Carolyn Ramo, executive director of the grantmaking organization Artadia, discusses how and why we must strengthen the relationship between the art world’s center and its periphery.
Delaware provides tax shelter for multimillion-dollar masterpieces
Art storage companies are flocking to Delaware because of its proximity to New York and corporate-friendly tax structure.
Interview of the Month with Winston Art Group
This month we discussed art advisory with Marc Hajjar, Associate Director at Winston Art Group, a leading independent art advisory and appraisal firm with eight offices in the US. Learn about how the firm's large size helps their clients, how today's treatment of art as an asset class is spurring new trends in art appraisals, and about what trends they are seeing in art collecting.
How Blockchain Technology Is 'Disrupting' The Art Economy As We Know It
Content creation has been fraught with art and musical geniuses who make money for centralized corporations. While new companies are creating blockchain solutions to share profits with creators and curators alike, the $64 million question is can they succeed in disrupting the art and music markets?
Liquidity and Art You Can Live With: Art Leasing Firms Offer Financing Alternatives
Whether you’re in the market for a masterpiece or a last minute addition to a room, you have options besides buying and committing to a work long term. A variety of art leasing companies are offering solutions for adding color to office lobbies, placing impressive sculptures outside new real estate developments, and making blank living room walls finally feel complete. With flexible financing and curatorial expertise, these new outfits are making works by big-name artists and up-and-comers available for rent to individuals and businesses. A Financial Times article from 2015 called art leasing a “growing industry.”
In the wake of a wave of closures, galleries are adapting to survive
The Art Newspaper is the journal of record for the visual arts world, covering international news and events. Based in London and New York, the English-language publication is part of a network of titles founded by Umberto Allemandi with editions in Italian, French, Russian, Chinese and Greek.