Filling in the Blanks: How Provenance Researchers Solve the Art Market’s Complex Puzzles
Highly desirable works of art are often described as having “impeccable provenance,” but what exactly does that mean?
How Art Exhibition Consultants Benefit Galleries in a Shifting Market
In the past decade or so, the way that art is exhibited, bought and sold has made a major shift. The number of art fairs is at a record high. For some galleries, these art fairs can be highly beneficial, as sellers are able to increase their visibility and widen their market. Participating in art fairs year-round can be an immense financial burden, and yet if galleries choose to opt out, they are considered irrelevant. This high-cost, high-risk atmosphere of most art fairs poses an immense threat to the existence of smaller brick and mortar gallery spaces and can be very costly and profit-eating even to the established galleries.
No, You Can't Get a Tax Deduction for Artwork You Donate to Charity
Some arts organizations misleadingly suggests that artists can get tax deductions for works they donate to charity. Here's why that's unfortunately not the case.
Why Blockchain Will Impact The Art Market
Will blockchain revolutionize the art market? The growing number of arttech startups aiming to bring greater transparency and transactional security to the industry as well as the adoption of the technology among the top players definitely indicates so!