Art’s Role During a Global Crisis

Art’s Role During a Global Crisis

When dealing with a global crisis, art is more often than not seen as a ‘non-essential’. Anxiety, uncertainty and traditionally ‘essential’ needs take precedence, making it hard to dedicate time to appreciate art, absorb its message and get inspired. This is exemplified in today’s climate by the fact that

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Artworks to celebrate social change - #IMD2020

Artworks to celebrate social change - #IMD2020

To continue celebrating International Museum Day 2020, we are looking at individual artworks that inspire or celebrate social change. Here are a few privately owned pieces on our platform: "The Voice of Freedom - Nelson Mandela" by Beverley-Jane Stewart (c) Beverley-Jane Stewart The artist wanted to capture a

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Private Collections for Equality: Diversity, and Inclusion #IMD2020

Private Collections for Equality: Diversity, and Inclusion #IMD2020

Have you ever thought about the responsibility that private collections can take to support equality, diversity and inclusion in museums? When you purchase works directly from artists who are women, part of minority groups or disabled, or through organisations that support these causes, you can change the future for museums!

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Curate your next exhibition from your sofa!

Curate your next exhibition from your sofa!

A message to curators all over the world: Working from home is our current reality, and we are all having to adjust our personal and professional lives to it. We are exploring different tools to make these adjustments easier, and thankfully discovering fantastic technologies every day. So here’s a

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Cultural exhibitions are also export products

Cultural exhibitions are also export products

“I truly believe that cultural products are also export products”, says Facundo de Almeida, director at Museo de Arte Precolombino e Indígena (MAPI) to El Pais Uruguay. According to Almeida, cultural activities, as well as conventional exports, generate revenues - and also jobs. For this reason, the director of MAPI

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Luxury & Tech at the Luxury Venture Group Premiere Launch

Luxury & Tech at the Luxury Venture Group Premiere Launch

What an honour to be one of the panelists of the premiere launch of the Luxury Venture Group in Zurich on the 18th October! The Luxury Venture Group is an incubator, accelerator and venture capital platform to scout, select, accelerate and invest in startups from the Luxury and related sectors,

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Vastari at the 12th Art & Finance Conference in Monaco

Vastari at the 12th Art & Finance Conference in Monaco

I had the pleasure to attend the 12th Art & Finance Conference organised by Deloitte on the 14th October in Monaco - and what a fantastic event! The panels focussed on “New collector trends in Art & Finance” covering a range of topics including estate planning when it comes to

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"It's all about giving!" - Vastari Charitable Art Collection Tour

"It's all about giving!" - Vastari Charitable Art Collection Tour

We were very proud to organise for the first time a charitable event at one of our members’ homes in partnership with a prestigious collectors club! Our goal was simply to bring together art lovers and provide them with a wonderful opportunity to discover a treasure trove of Modern and

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The Art Connector, Vastari and Kremer Collection evening in Amsterdam

The Art Connector, Vastari and Kremer Collection evening in Amsterdam

What a lovely evening we had in Amsterdam on the 15th of January! The idea of organising an event together started when we were talking with Jeannette Ten Kate, Founding Director of The Art Connector, about how the dimensions of art increasingly change with the advent of technology What will

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