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5 Predictions for the Online Art Industry in 2014

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 02.25.2014 | 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.

10 Reasons Art Lovers Need To Visit Sri Lanka Right Now

Posted 03.12.2014 | Arts

When you think about global art capitals, a few usual suspects probably jump to mind. New York, Paris, Berlin, Hong Kong -- it's true, these regions o...

A Toga-Wearing Tattooist Creates an Antipodean Contemporary Art Experience

JK Russ | Posted 03.18.2014 | Arts
JK Russ

It is the first Friday of the New Year in the coastal town of Gisborne, New Zealand. The town has almost doubled in population with the influx of s...

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.

Art Fair Pests Are Everyone's Problem

Mat Gleason | Posted 02.19.2014 | Arts
Mat Gleason

There were a hundred booths at the art fair and I could see this one guy walk into each one and leave with a spiteful look upon his face. He stuck out...

Montreal Celebrates Street Art

ARTINFO | Posted 07.23.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

Last month a slate of 20 international and Canadian street artists descended on Montreal's Boulevard Saint-Laurent for the inaugural edition of the MU...

To Live and Paint (and Curate) in Bushwick and Beyond

Julia Schwartz | Posted 08.24.2013 | Arts
Julia Schwartz

Recently I had the opportunity to attend Bushwick Open Studios. I visited a number of open studios and galleries, and was also invited to be in an incredible two-part show organized by Julie Torres, called "What I Like About You." I also had a chance to talk with artist and organizer Julie Torres.

'I Think The Art Market Is Very Bullish Right Now'

ARTINFO | Posted 08.12.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

"I think the art market is very bullish right now," says Lisa Schiff, New York-based art adviser, minutes before the VVIP opening of the 44th edition ...

East Meets West as Art Fairs Continue to Take Over in Asia

Hope Gainer | Posted 06.10.2013 | Arts
Hope Gainer

The art world is taking the world by storm, and art fairs are becoming the new hotspots to hang out at! I first discovered this cultural phenomenon d...

Art Basel Releases Exhibitors... So What's Different This Year?

ARTINFO | Posted 04.07.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

Art Basel, the grand dame of all art fairs, has released its exhibitor list for the 44th edition. The 304 exhibitors hail from 39 countries and includ...

Art Stage Singapore 2013 (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 03.26.2013 | Arts
VernissageTV

The third edition of Art Stage Singapore features 131 galleries from 25 countries. The art fair takes place in the exhibition center of Singapore's sp...

Are Art Galleries the Labor Unions of the Art World?

Mat Gleason | Posted 02.10.2013 | Arts
Mat Gleason

An art gallery functions much the same way that a labor union functions. Both of them seek the best price and conditions for labor. One negotiates with management for a group of workers, the other negotiates with collectors for a select group of artists.

Art Basel's 'First Choice' Walkthrough

VernissageTV | Posted 02.05.2013 | Arts
VernissageTV

It's Art Basel time again in Miami, and everyone is celebrating the 11th fair. More than 260 leading galleries from all over the world take part in th...

How Is Art Basel Like High School?

ARTINFO | Posted 02.03.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

By our count, 1,087 galleries will be trekking down to Miami this week to participate in more than 20 art fairs around the city. With that much art fo...

FIAC 2012: 12 Paris Gallerists Talk About Favorite Artworks (VIDEOS)

Michael Kurcfeld | Posted 01.06.2013 | Arts
Michael Kurcfeld

Art fairs, with exceptions like Documenta, have come to be judged in terms of money: What mega-sales were murmured down the aisles, to which high-pro...

Frieze Art Fair London 2012 (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 12.11.2012 | Arts
VernissageTV

Dinner is served. Until 14 October Frieze Art Fair in London presents a diverse menu with the latest creations of the leading international artists....

The Paris-Los Angeles Art Affair

Edward Goldman | Posted 12.05.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Big commercial art fairs have multiplied to the point that today, no one can say precisely how many take place around the world each year. Hundreds? No, more like thousands.

The Art Fair Cheat Sheet: Typical Booth Prices for 13 Art Fairs, From Basel to Dallas

ARTINFO | Posted 12.01.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

In Art + Auction's survey of the event-driven art market, "What's an Art Fair Worth?," we endeavor to determine exactly how much money gallerists spen...

An 80,730 SF Art Fair Heats Up In Rio

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 09.04.2012 | Arts

Are you ready for ArtRio? The four day international contemporary art fair will showcase more than 100 collections of galleries from around the world ...

An Art Fair Of Contradictions: Parallax Comes To NY

Posted 08.02.2012 | Arts

Parallax Art Fair does not seek to answer questions. It tries to contradict itself. It doesn't just avoid themes like abstract, figurative and concept...

Art Basel Inside Out

MutualArt | Posted 08.14.2012 | Arts
MutualArt

Often dubbed the "Olympics of the art world," Art Basel is certainly daunting, even for the most esteemed collector or knowledgeable art aficionado.

Why Art Critics Really Hate Art Fairs

Mat Gleason | Posted 07.24.2012 | Arts
Mat Gleason

You don't need a professional sandwich critic to explain the postmodern implications of that turkey club you are going to order and art fairs don't need critics to deconstruct the juxtaposition of differing materials among the artists in a particular booth.

Frieze Scores -- and So Do I

Paul Klein | Posted 07.04.2012 | Chicago
Paul Klein

I'm in New York for the much anticipated Frieze Art Fair, which has blown the roof off how an art fair is supposed to look.

The Bridge and Shuttle Crowd: 6 Ways to Get to Randall's Island for Frieze New York

ARTINFO | Posted 07.03.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

This week the art world jet set and many, many New Yorkers will visit a strange island for the first time in their lives to attend the inaugural Friez...

Finally! Affordable Art Returns To NY

Posted 04.19.2012 | Arts

If you thought art collecting was up there with yachting, cufflink collecting and other activities for the 1%... think again! The Annual Spring Af...