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On Seeing Online: Archive and Artifice

Annie Buckley | Posted 09.07.2014 | Arts
Annie Buckley

In the midst of ever-expanding technical capacities for artifice, it is surprising -- and gratifying -- how much of online art is still, in many respects, genuine.

5 Key Lessons on the Online Art Market

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 08.13.2014 | Arts
Stephen Tanenbaum

The online channel has no geographic, physical space or income barriers -- most online galleries sell at a number of price points -- thus providing collectors access to a much larger selection of artwork while growing (and benefiting) the category as a whole.

Survey: Is Buying Artwork Scarier Than Buying a Car?

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 06.14.2014 | Arts
Stephen Tanenbaum

Many think art -- particularly original art -- is prohibitively expensive because they hear about the multimillion-dollar auction results at Christie's or get blindsided by the number of zeros on the wall at their local galleries. As a result, they don't buy.

On Seeing Online: Circles and Signs

Annie Buckley | Posted 05.22.2014 | Arts
Annie Buckley

This edition of "On Seeing" includes new work made for the web, most seen here for the first time. It was created with support from curatorial intern,...

5 Predictions for the Online Art Industry in 2014

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 04.27.2014 | Arts
Stephen Tanenbaum

As the online art category sees momentum, we'll soon be in the second stage of its development, the post-adoption period. We can expect the industry to mature beyond the initial move to the web, finding new ways to transform and scale to drive growth like never before.

How Mobile Technology is Accelerating Online Art Growth

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 03.11.2014 | Arts
Stephen Tanenbaum

The industry now features over 300 art e-commerce platforms, with 71 percent of all art collectors having purchased a piece online at some point.

3 Reasons Why Original Artwork Is More Popular (And Accessible) Than Ever

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 11.08.2013 | Arts
Stephen Tanenbaum

If 20x200 returns, I wonder if the changing art landscape will impact the business, and if it, like others, will look to original artwork to continue the job already begun -- supporting the artists in the maker movement of today.

7 Secret Masterpieces That Are Now Yours To Download

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.22.2013 | Arts

The debate over how much work a museum should digitize, and at what quality, and for whom, is still being argued. But this week, the Getty Museum and ...

Will Goya Attend My Next Show?

Michael Hafftka | Posted 11.25.2013 | Arts
Michael Hafftka

Seeing my work next to other artists is thrilling. I get a lot of emails from artist and other people interested in my work, and it seems like the old days when people would see my work in the window at 4:00 AM in Soho.

Why Stereotypes May Be Helpful to Online Culture

Malcolm Collins | Posted 10.21.2013 | Technology
Malcolm Collins

It is likely that Internet-user stereotypes emerged as a defense mechanism. If someone disagrees with an individual's opinion online, it is much easier to dismiss this person by tying his or her identity to the "neckbeard" straw man, utilizing a personal attack as an easy out.

Incredible Skype Portraits

Posted 06.18.2012 | Arts

Last week we featured work from an artist who creates digital speed paintings using Google + Hangouts, and one of our attentive readers turned us on t...

PHOTOS: Curate Your Own Art Exhibition

Posted 12.05.2011 | Arts

In an age where we can use the internet to become DJ's, composers, directors and human encyclopedias, it makes sense we should get a chance to try out...

Spotlight: Members-Only Online Art Seller 'Exhibition A' Comes To Life At NY's Ace Hotel

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Exhibition A at the Ace Hotel WHAT: 'Monochrome Set' WHEN: March 15 - April 7 WHERE: Ace Hotel New York 20 West 29th Street WHY: Sti...

Pete Borowsky, Zatista: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.28.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Browser Art From The Comfort Of Home

dailyserving.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Around 1970, painter David Hockney was in London feeling listless. Or at least he was according to Jack Hazan's 1974 documentary, A Bigger Splash, whi...