On Monday, 5 November 2018 several hundred art professionals descended onto the Centre Pompidou for the Beaux-Arts Magazine (the publishing house that brings us Le Quotidien del’Art) Art Market Day. This conference looked at several of the ‘hot topics’ of the art world, from different angles. As the programme
On Saturday, 6 October, just over a month ago, Vastari released the Global Report and Exhibition Finance Report. With our stacked bar charts, and the trend analysis, it can maybe seem that we are moving to become a data-publishing company. But actually, data is integral to our marketplace, in three
When looking at the definition of ethical behaviour in museums, museum professionals often default to the practice of being at an arm’s length from the trade of art. This is clearly to avoid anyone profiting from the exposure provided by museums, even though inevitably, many still do. This is
Every year, in London in September and in New York in April, art world professionals come together for something called the “Art Business Conference.” It is an event that aims to bring together the industry to discuss business issues that they all share. Past conferences have discussed Brexit, ivory bans,
“Hold on a moment - is Vastari a blockchain company now?” That’s been the reaction we’ve received from various people throughout the years - when our collaboration with Everledger was published on Coindesk, when we wrote an article about the importance of data transparency and privacy in the
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In recent years, interesting survey exhibitions of Contemporary Chinese Art have been shown, including the large show at the Guggenheim called “Art and China after 1989: Theatre of the World” which closed on 7 January 2018 after much critical renown. The exhibition brought together works by 71 key artists and
Running a museum is a difficult and important task. Museums are the arbiters of global culture, defining what we as humans consider important to remember for future generations. They maintain value, they preserve knowledge. That is no small job, and making this engaging is such a wonderful thing to do.
(Or how the relationship between funding and creativity in exhibitions and public art can be gray) This week, Tim Schneider wrote a piece for the Gray Art Market about the differences between public art initiatives versus artistic advertising or sponsored content. It made me think.
We were just featured on the Tech Talk Show podcast last week, and it was really eye-opening that our art and technology innovation platform at Vastari could also inspire those who are more involved in the technology space. We were invited to discuss innovation with the Breakthrough Group CEO, Sue