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Amazon Art – The New Marketplace for Art is open now

Amazon Art – The New Marketplace for Art is open now

Posted August 6th, 2013

Art Dealers, Art History, Art Market, Business, Internet

Amazon Art just launched. The rumours were true then and this new market place for art from some of the world’s finest galleries will sure shake up the art market in general. For the launch 40,000 works from more than 4,500 artists including Dali, Hirst… Read More

Technology

Try Before You Buy – New App for buying art

Try Before You Buy – New App for buying art

Posted July 24th, 2013

Apps, Art Dealers, Technology

A new start-up based in Melbourne, Australia, has recently launched an innovative iPhone/iPad app that enables art buyers to “Try Before You Buy” with barely a few taps of a finger. The app they have developed, called WALNUT, allows people to download artwork of interest… Read More

News

Art dealer Glafira Rosales faces 20 years in prison

Art dealer Glafira Rosales faces 20 years in prison

Posted July 19th, 2013

Art Dealers, Forgery, Law, News

An art dealer who allegedly duped two top New York galleries into buying counterfeit paintings she presented as works by Modernist masters has been indicted for fraud, money laundering and tax evasion. Prosecutors said Glafira Rosales, 56, will be arraigned in a Manhattan court Friday… Read More

News

Amazon Fine Art Gallery opens this summer

Amazon Fine Art Gallery opens this summer

Posted May 23rd, 2013

Art Dealers, Art Market, News

As hinted earlier this week, Amazon has now officially announced the opening of their special department for contemporary art. Amazon contacted a number of art galleries to invite them to a meeting in New York this Wednesday where it unveiled a new project called the… Read More

News

Is Amazon about to start selling Art?

Is Amazon about to start selling Art?

Posted May 21st, 2013

Art Dealers, Art Market, Business, News

Will amazon start bulldozing all over the various online art dealers in the near future? Not too many details are known yet, but an email announcement for an informational amazon event was forwarded to Hyperallergic and it reads: “This summer Amazon is planning to launch… Read More

Internet

Germany’s Artspace Copycat – A Space for Art

Germany’s Artspace Copycat – A Space for Art

Posted April 18th, 2013

Art Dealers, Art Market, Business, Internet

A Space for Art is “a new start-up” based in London and Berlin trying to “build the world’s largest exhibition space.” Yeah, right! To achieve this ambitious goal the company wants “to grow the world’s largest community of exhibition spaces.” The official info on their… Read More

News

Art Dealer Helly Nahmad linked to Organized Crime

Art Dealer Helly Nahmad linked to Organized Crime

Posted April 17th, 2013

Art Dealers, Law, News

Federal authorities have charged a prominent New York art dealer and one of Russia’s top reputed mobsters with operating high-stakes gambling rings in New York and Los Angeles that catered to billionaires, bank executives, movie stars and professional athletes. Reuters reports that “among 34 people… Read More

Reference

Report: Three-quarters of collectors buy art online

Report: Three-quarters of collectors buy art online

Posted April 16th, 2013

Art Dealers, Art Market, Collectors, Internet, Reference

Hiscox and ArtTactic put together a report on online art trading with a list of surveys on the perception and behaviour of online buyers. The report revealed “the growing trend for buying art online – with 71% of art collectors surveyed having bought artwork without… Read More

Internet

Artshare – Asia gets online art selling platform

Artshare – Asia gets online art selling platform

Posted April 3rd, 2013

Art Dealers, Asia, Contemporary Art, Internet

Artshare calls itself “the world’s first online platform dedicated to the exhibition and sale of modern and contemporary Asian art”. IT will launch on 15 April 2013, trying to compete with other platforms like seditionart.com, Ocula or Saffronart who have started to tackle the asian… Read More