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Understanding Main Types of Printmaking: Relief, Intaglio, Lithography, Screen-printing

Understanding Main Types of Printmaking: Relief, Intaglio, Lithography, Screen-printing
Due to their incredible versatility and affordable prices, prints have become a popular choice among collectors. But print collecting is not without its difficulties. When acquiring prints, it's easy to get confused by the terminology. In this blog post, we’ll try to answer some of these questions.

Why you Should Buy Art from Living Artists

Why you Should Buy Art from Living Artists
Apart from having an impact on their career, investing in living artists can change the future of art as a whole. If we want to have a constant flow of quality art in the future, we need to invest in the artists of today. However, supporting upcoming artists goes beyond the world of art and affects the entire society.

Brexit and the Art World – Key Insights from Olyvia Kwok

Brexit and the Art World – Key Insights from Olyvia Kwok
It appears that there is no industry in the UK which will be untouched by Brexit, including the art world. What does the British art industry look like in post-Brexit Britain? With her extensive experience, Olyvia Kwok is perfectly placed to be able to help us to unlock how Brexit might impact the UK art industry.

The Importance of Marketing in Developing Artist Brands

The Importance of Marketing in Developing Artist Brands
There are millions of quality artworks out there, but not all of them are well sold. To ensure a place for themselves in the art market, artists employ a variety of marketing strategies to grow the value of their art. Here are a few marketing tricks that helped artists gain publicity and turn themselves into brands.

Art Advisory: Myths and Reality

Art Advisory: Myths and Reality
Art advisors work both with individual and corporate clients, seasoned collectors and art collecting novices. Art advisors cover everything from big corporate acquisitions to small one-time purchases. They can help their clients decorate hotels or source a single piece for a specific collection.

New Ink Art Movement: The Rising Popularity of Contemporary Ink Painting

New Ink Art Movement: The Rising Popularity of Contemporary Ink Painting
The ink art has a long tradition in Asia. However, recently the artists reinvented traditional ink painting by adopting influences and practices from the West. Chinese painters created contemporary ink painting by embracing Expressionism, Conceptual and Abstract art, and started a new ink art movement.

Artist Branding: The Role of Gallery, Dealer and Artist's Estates

Artist Branding: The Role of Gallery, Dealer and Artist's Estates
Sometimes it seems like artists get instant recognition for their work. But more often than not the success of an artist is the result of a thought-through strategy constructed by other art professionals. Let's talk about the role of galleries, dealers and artists’ estates in building powerful artists’ brands.

Art Investment Risks: Is it Smart to Invest in Art?

Art Investment Risks: Is it Smart to Invest in Art?
Although some art investors manage to get high returns on their purchases, investing in art is, in fact, a high-risk endeavor. Art investments carry a wide range of risks and expenses that many people aren’t aware of when entering the market - let's look into some of them.

What is the Next Art Location?

What is the Next Art Location?
What is the Next Art Location? There was a time when Paris was the center of the art world, followed by Venice, New York, and China & Hong Kong art scene. But today many experts agree that Taiwan is the next up-and-coming art location.

Art Auctions: Not as Fair As They Seem

Art Auctions: Not as Fair As They Seem
Art auctions are considered the most transparent art trade channel out there – sales are clear, prices are made public, anybody can participate. However, there are some unclear practices that cast a shadow over the seemingly straightforward auction process.

How to Appreciate Conceptual Art?

How to Appreciate Conceptual Art?
Conceptual art is an art movement based on the notion that idea or concept is the essence of art. Since ideas appear in many shapes and forms, conceptual art can be a photograph, a sculpture, a drawing, a document, an installation or a performance. How can we appreciate conceptual art more?

Taxes You’ll Have to Pay when Purchasing or Selling Art

Taxes You’ll Have to Pay when Purchasing or Selling Art
Purchasing or selling art can be a long process with lots of factors that can affect the final price. One of them is taxes you'll have to pay. Various taxes can significantly raise the price of the artwork. That’s why we composed a list of several different taxes you'll have to pay when purchasing or selling art.