Developers Fight Efforts to Make Them Pay for Public Art
Municipal leaders facing tight budgets are looking for new sources of revenue, but builders say new ordinances are an “art tax” that increase the cost of a project.
Is Everything We Know About Gallery E-Commerce Wrong? How David Zwirner and Gagosian's New Initiatives Break the Rules | artnet News
With their new online viewing rooms, the mega-galleries are challenging ideas about what can (and can't) sell online in a changing art market.
Women and Millennials Are the Fastest-Growing Forces in Art Collecting, a New Study Finds | artnet News
A new wealth survey from US Trust looks at the growing impact of women and millennial collectors on art collecting.
The Bad Planning That Leaves So Many Artists’ Estates Tangled in Lawsuits
The legal dispute that began days before Robert Indiana passed away raises the question of why so many artists' estates are plagued with lawsuits, and if there's there anything an artist can do to properly plan for his or her own death.
How to Invest in Art Funds
Not everyone can own a masterpiece. Besides the often prohibitive price tags, you also have to wait for one to come up at auction, and not all art lovers have adequate wall space. One of the greatest troubles (and joys) of paintings and sculptures is that there’s just one of each.
Collectors should look beyond aesthetics when investing in art
Much art will not appreciate in value and the contemporary art market exhibits elements of a Ponzi scheme, writes Steven Kettle