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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.

Collecting International Art: Top Priorities and Concerns

Collecting International Art: Top Priorities and Concerns
Collecting International Art is now easier than ever - with the development of the internet and intercontinental transportation, global artworks are more accessible and affordable. In this blog post, we will explore top priorities and concerns connected to global art acquisitions.

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.

The Art of Tomorrow: How to Collect Digital Art?

The Art of Tomorrow: How to Collect Digital Art?
Digital art encompasses a wide variety of artworks that involve the use of digital technology in its creation or presentation process or both. The invention of computers, tablets, and other digital technologies have revolutionized the way art is made and exhibited.