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Art Commission Guide: How do Artist Commissions Work?

Art Commission Guide: How do Artist Commissions Work?
Commissioning art is the process of hiring an artist to create an artwork, based on the client’s request. There are many reasons why people commission artworks. We know that commissioning art can be intimidating, especially for the first-time buyer. That’s why, we’ve made this blog post that easily explains the whole process.

Why Buy Affordable Art?

Why Buy Affordable Art?
Getting back into the art collecting game in the time of the post-pandemic can be difficult. Funds are reduced, jobs are uncertain, and buying art can seem like a luxury. Luckily, there’s an exciting world of affordable artworks out there, fit for all tastes and all budgets.

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.

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.

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.

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 & 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.

Art in Hotels: Luxury or Necessity?

Art in Hotels: Luxury or Necessity?
For decades hotels choose blend abstract art for their interiors. But nowadays hotel management is more willing to experiment and invest money into bold statement pieces. The new generation of guests is composed of social media savvy individuals with an eye for good visual objects. So is art in hotels still a luxury?

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.

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.