The value of art spans way beyond its aesthetic qualities. We wrote about how art can help us change society and our own state of mind. But art can also be used as a tool to improve our emotional intelligence and our cultural intelligence (understanding of other cultures, their values, philosophies, and meanings).
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
It seems that after years of neglecting certain groups of artists (female artists, artists of color, LGBTQ artists), the art world is finally ready to embrace them. Although the art world is making big steps in the right direction, when it comes to inclusion, there’s still a long way to go & plenty of challenges ahead.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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