Amazon Art – The New Marketplace for Art is open now

Amazon Art – The New Marketplace for Art is open now

August 6th, 2013 | Art Dealers, 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

Art Rules – A Twitter for Art

Art Rules – A Twitter for Art

A new social media platform for the Institute of Contemporary Arts is coming up. Artists and ICA members like Tracey Emin and Jeremy Deller have already been busy testing the site and submitting their own ‘art rules’ to encourage debate with the art community. The… Read More

British Museum and Penn Museum launch website of excavations in Iraq

British Museum and Penn Museum launch website of excavations in Iraq

July 30th, 2013 | Internet, Iraq, Museums

The British Museum and the Penn Museum are embarking on a dynamic digital collaboration, made possible with $1.28 million in lead support from the Leon Levy Foundation that will provide unprecedented access to the archaeology of the ancient kingdom of Ur. This new online resource… Read More

P-Squared Gallery sells prints from Latin American and Latina/o artists

P-Squared Gallery sells prints from Latin American and Latina/o artists

Showcasing limited edition prints, P-Squared Gallery launches today as the go-to online art gallery exclusively featuring contemporary artists of Latin American heritage. As a curated boutique site, P-Squared Gallery offers high-quality digital prints priced to engage all levels of collectors while also generating income for… Read More

The Venus of Google

The Venus of Google

July 12th, 2013 | Digital Art, Internet, Mashups, Sculptures

The Venus of Google was ‘found’ via a Google search-by-image, googling a photograph taken of an object artist M Plummer-Fernandez had been handed over in a game of exquisite corpse. The Google search returned visually similar results, one of these being an image of a… Read More

SFMOMA publishes digital catalogue of works by Robert Rauschenberg

SFMOMA publishes digital catalogue of works by Robert Rauschenberg

July 10th, 2013 | Collections, Internet, Museums, USA

Continuing its pioneering use of technology, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art has published its first online collection catalogue, the Rauschenberg Research Project, which features nearly 90 works by artist Robert Rauschenberg that are part of the museum’s permanent collection. Accessed through SFMOMA’s website,… Read More

The New World of Net Art

The New World of Net Art

July 5th, 2013 | Digital Arts, Internet

Image taken from globalmove.us / A animated drawing on Google Maps on random locations. Click the image for the animated version. Over the course of three months in 2011, a group of students at the University of California, Berkeley, regularly logged on to their Facebook… Read More

Princeton website makes significant sculpture collections accessible

Princeton website makes significant sculpture collections accessible

June 27th, 2013 | Collections, Internet, Sculptures

A new mobile-friendly website developed by the Princeton University Art Museum now offers comprehensive access to the distinguished campus art collection installed across the Princeton University campus over the last 50 years. The Campus Art at Princeton website was designed to function both as a… Read More

L-ab – New marketplace site for collectible design

L-ab – New marketplace site for collectible design

June 21st, 2013 | Art Market, Design, Fashion, Internet

Ambra Medda today announced the upcoming launch of L’ArcoBaleno, a site devoted to collectible design, combining spirited original content, seamless e-commerce and cultural reporting. Bringing superior design in its broadest sense to a global audience, L’ArcoBaleno (www.l-ab.com) will offer unique and limited edition items for… Read More

Website Helps Museums Track Nazi-Looted Art

Website Helps Museums Track Nazi-Looted Art

June 17th, 2013 | Art Theft, Internet, Switzerland

The Swiss government today started a new Internet portal to help claimants, museums and researchers track down art looted by the Nazis that has found its way to Switzerland, an art-market hub before and during World War II. Catherine Hickley reports for Bloomberg: “The new… Read More