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Understanding African Art: Key Elements and Ideas

Understanding African Art: Key Elements and Ideas
Many people find it hard to relate to African representations of social status, beauty, spirituality, and ethics, so distinct from what we are used to seeing in the Western world. Today, we’ll try to bring traditional African art a bit closer to you, by explaining some of its key elements and ideas.

Mixed Media Art: For the Brave and the Adventurous

Mixed Media Art: For the Brave and the Adventurous
Every art enthusiast knows that art can be made of anything - paint and canvas, bronze and ceramics, ink, computer pixels, or a combination of materials. Mixed media art to bring the art as we know it to new heights.

How to Save Money When Buying Art

How to Save Money When Buying Art
There are many methods you can use to trim down the price and make sure it fits into your budget. Here are a few tips on how you can reduce the price of art, ranging from negotiating a discount to art commissions.

Minimalist Art: When Less is More

Minimalist Art: When Less is More
Minimalist art often confuses people. Simple and unpretentious, often made of industrial materials, minimalist art baffles the viewers, who often wonder why exactly are they even considered art. In this blog post, we’ll help you understand all those puzzling art pieces of aesthetics of minimalism.

COVID-19’s Devastating Impact on Artists and Creative Workers

COVID-19’s Devastating Impact on Artists and Creative Workers
The coronavirus has caused an unprecedented crisis that affects every part of our lives. And the art world is not an exception. With many galleries closed, art fairs cancelled or postponed and auctions reduced and moved online, artists don’t know when their next paycheck will come. The numbers don’t lie.

Coronavirus and the Art Market: Implications for Collectors and Buyers

Coronavirus and the Art Market: Implications for Collectors and Buyers
In normal circumstances, collectors would be flying the world visiting one art fair after the other. But due to the gathering and travel restrictions collectors are forced to buy art from their homes. The virus accelerated the art world’s digital transformation, but its overall results were mixed, to say the least.

Post-lockdown Museum and Gallery Visits: New Rules you Need to Know

Post-lockdown Museum and Gallery Visits: New Rules you Need to Know
With coronavirus pandemic settling all over the globe, life is beginning to slowly go back to normal. In many countries, museums and art galleries are among the first venues to reopen, after the lockdown. People who enjoyed cultural institutions before will have the opportunity to enjoy them again.

Will Coronavirus Permanently Shift the Art Market Online?

Will Coronavirus Permanently Shift the Art Market Online?
As authorities around the world impose lockdowns measures, art fairs, auction houses and galleries are increasingly beginning to experiment with online solutions that could help them develop sustainable business models. Could coronavirus be the catalyst that will entice the art world to permanently move online?

COVID-19: How to Survive Coronavirus Pandemic as an Artist

COVID-19: How to Survive Coronavirus Pandemic as an Artist
Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has left many professionals struggling to get by. As a result, visual artists are now lacking places where they can promote and sell their art. As time goes by, it becomes difficult to stay afloat, but there are ways to minimize negative effects and remain financially sound.

What You Should Expect from an Art Consultant

What You Should Expect from an Art Consultant
A professional art consultant (also called art advisor) can educate clients both about art history and the art market. Many art consultants take their clients to art fairs, galleries and museums to help them learn more about a certain art genre or art history as a whole as well as how the art market functions.

Art as a Fashion: How do Art Trends Change?

Art as a Fashion: How do Art Trends Change?
Art can go in and out of favour. Unfamiliar artists can reach stardom overnight and artworks that were all the rage yesterday can be nearly forgotten today. But these extensive changes don’t just happen. They are caused by a series of factors that influence people’s tastes and appreciation of certain art genres.

Street Art: What is for Sale and What is Not?

Street Art: What is for Sale and What is Not?
Once considered worthless, street art is now as appreciated as any other art form. However, even with the rising popularity of street art, collectors still have many questions related to the genre. In this blog post, we will try to answer some of these questions that are troubling street art collecting newbies.