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How Condition Impacts the Value of a Print?

How Condition Impacts the Value of a Print?
Due to their fragility, prints and other works on paper are particularly prone to damages. Sunlight, dust, humidity are just some of the elements that can impair paper and color pigments. Let's talk about the damages that can appear on your art prints, how to prevent them, and how they influence the price of the art.

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.

Buying Art to Decorate: Shame, Guilt and Settling for Less

Buying Art to Decorate: Shame, Guilt and Settling for Less
Original art always differs from a purely decorative object. Even when purchased as a decorative piece, an artwork still retains other qualities that allow it to convey values and meanings, that span beyond its surface.

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.

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.

Art & Social Media. Best Tips on How to Buy Art on Instagram

Art & Social Media. Best Tips on How to Buy Art on Instagram
Instagram is the world’s most talked-about new art dealer, whose influence on the art market continues to grow every year. Social media channels were once used to purchase affordable artworks, but today even big art collectors buy art online. Follow these tips to learn how to buy artwork on Instagram.

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.

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.