Some old fashion art dealers have recently been shocked by seeing an “Add to basket” button appear on the website of some of their competitors, next to an artwork’s image. What has the world come to!, they must have thought. Despite all our financial interactions with it, buying everything from clothing to cars to stocks, [...]
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Galleries, and particularly established galleries, cost a lot to run. It is an obvious fact, perhaps; a large percentage of the gallery’s appeal to the visitor, the artist and the potential client is the air of expense, exclusivity and opulence granted by these clean-lined boxes of culture. We visit a gallery to become part of [...]
Artvisor co-founder Piero Tomassoni has been invited by the Centre for Banking and Finance of Regent's University London to hold a seminar on the topic Art as Investment: Facts and Fiction. The seminar will be held on Thursday 3 November at 6pm in room A201 and will be open to the public as well as [...]
Once again, the stately dome of the Grand Palais welcomed an art fair whose constantly growing dynamism relies entirely on its capacity for change and experimentation. Outside of and within the vast exhibition space, the programme ‘Parades for FIAC’ shook the French capital with a series of contemporary art performances, rarely seen by the general [...]
As the first major European fair after the summer, the art world has been watching Frieze very closely, as a barometer of the art market in the wake of Brexit and of general uncertainty in a variety of sectors. Therefore, there was a climate of caution and the mood could have been very subdued at [...]
One hundred years ago a bicycle wheel moved art forward into directions never explored before. This particular Bicycle Wheel was a readymade work of art by the artist Marcel Duchamp, shown in a 1916 DADA exhibition in New York. While the vaster aims of the DADA art movement were to subvert art through political irreverence [...]