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The history of auction houses: Phillips
This series continues to explore the past, present, and future of the world´s top auction houses. After speaking about Sotheby's, Christie's…
The African contemporary art scene: challenges and main characters
The African contemporary art scene is thriving and there are countless events, exhibitions, institutions, art fairs, auctions, and galleries…
The history of auction houses: Bonhams
This series continues to explore the past, present, and future of the world´s top auction houses. After having covered Sotheby's and…
Bernard Arnault: at the intersection of art and luxury
French mega-collector Bernard Arnault is the head of the luxury conglomerate LVMH and is one of the richest men in the world, his fortune is…
Biennials around the world: present and future
Biennials are one of the most important phenomena of the art world. These international large-scale art exhibitions have ripple effects for…
Top three recent art restitution controversies
Over the years, many art restitution cases have unfolded across the art world and museum collections. Nonetheless, once in a while new…
Don and Mera Rubell: collectors, tastemakers, and visionaries
Don and Mera Rubell are two of the most recognized and respected collectors of contemporary art in the world. During the last few decades…
The history of auction houses: Christie's
This series tracks the past, present, and future of the world's top auction houses. Now that we've uncovered the story of Sotheby's, we…
Art Flipping: What can be done to reduce this practice?
While art flipping has been around for decades, awareness of the subject and how it negatively affects the careers of emerging artists is…
Three rising stars that are reinventing painting: Figgis, Martinez, and Kaphar
Contemporary artists have always been known for new takes on traditional mediums and interpretations of art. As they work to develop and…
The top three recent art controversies: Forgeries, out-of-this-world profits, and a missing masterpiece
Every once in a while, the art world is shaken by heated controversies swarming around its top players. At the top, few have access to…
Eli Broad: the legacy of LA’s “unreasonably persistent” art collector
For decades Los Angeles-based art collectors Eli and Edythe Broad have played a key role in shaping the city’s cultural landscape. Their…
How to Stay Connected to Art During COVID-19
Over the course of the past several months, the novel COVID-19 disease has swept the world, wreaking havoc and altering how we operate…
The History of Auction Houses: Sotheby's
Auction houses are one of the main driving forces of the global art market. What was once perceived as a desperate measure of someone…
Three Black Artists to Watch in 2020
Hot on the heels of the 1969 cultural revolution, in 1971 scholar Linda Nochlin’s essay “Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?” was…
The contemporary story of art collecting: the 20th and 21st centuries
For the last two-hundred years, the practice of collecting art has grown to unimaginable heights. As time has gone by, the art world has…
What to expect of an art appraisal: Do's and Don’ts
When owning one or more artworks it’s crucial to, aside from their intrinsic aesthetic, cultural, historical, or even sentimental value…
The story of art collecting: from Rome to the rise of museums
The story of art collecting can be traced back to ancient civilizations and has unfolded in a continuous, evolving fashion ever since…
The art fair system and the pandemic: What will be the new normal?
The contemporary art fair system emerged as such in the second half of the 20th century. However, it's important to realize that the variety…
The 15 Most Expensive Paintings and Why
The global art market is currently hovering at an estimated $65 billion in annual sales. Over the last couple of years more than 40 million…
The Benefits Of Cataloging Your Art Collection Online
Being an art collector is an art of its own. Tracking down each piece, developing your artistic taste, and following your favorite artists…
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