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Vastari’s founders join me in NYC next week!

Vastari’s founders join me in NYC next week!

On April 8th, Vastari co-founders Francesca Polo and Bernadine Brocker Wieder will teach a class at Christie’s Education near Rockefeller Center. The day-long Touring Exhibition Masterclass aims to demystify the global exhibition market through in-depth analysis of exhibition proposals, touring and loan contracts, and museum survey data. A first

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Vastari as an Ambassador for London

Vastari as an Ambassador for London

This week, Vastari was selected as one of the companies on the Mayor of London’s “Go to Grow” International Business Programme, and was invited to City Hall for an inaugural presentation about what’s in store the coming 12 months. It is a huge honour to be selected as

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Blueprint Breakfast Briefings

Blueprint Breakfast Briefings

In collaboration with Cromwell Place, we are excited to be organising ‘Blueprint Breakfast Briefings’ with leading art professionals during this year’s Frieze Art Fair.Location: 4 Cromwell Place, London SW7. Nearest Underground: South Kensington.Open Mornings: 9:00 - 12:00 Blueprint Breakfast Briefings: 9:30

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Art & Digital Culture at the Real Time Club

Art & Digital Culture at the Real Time Club

Art and Digital Culture (19 September 2017) Will AI and blockchain bust the art price boom but save the art world? In the 1990’s, the advent of online price databases for works of art sold at auction changed the industry forever; art buyers could search online for the price

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Vastari chosen as one of Disrupt 100's 2017 most disruptive companies

Vastari chosen as one of Disrupt 100's 2017 most disruptive companies

CONCEPT By creating a secure global database, Vastari is connecting art collectors and public institutions around the world, enabling previously unseen works of art to be sourced and loaned to exhibitions. The communications platform works in two ways. For institutions like galleries and museums, it brings access to privately-owned objects

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"Strategies to Mitigate Value Disruption in Turbulent Times"

"Strategies to Mitigate Value Disruption in Turbulent Times"

Vastari will be taking part in a panel discussion at this year’s London Business School 9th Art Investment Conference. The conference brings together industry professionals, students, financiers and enthusiasts for an afternoon of discussions and debates.This year’s conference will be held at Phillips Auction House on Berkeley

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Survey Results: How contemporary art museums, and centers work with commercial galleries, artists, and collectors

Survey Results: How contemporary art museums, and centers work with commercial galleries, artists, and collectors

In March 2017 I surveyed American, European, and British museums, kunsthalle, contemporary art centres and large nonprofit galleries that exhibit contemporary art about how they work with the private side of the art world.

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Demystifying Cancellation Rights and Blockchain within the Art Market

Demystifying Cancellation Rights and Blockchain within the Art Market

We will explore practical examples of selling on-premises, off-premises and by distance and the implications for cancellation rights in each instance.

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Vastari and JLT: Share Appreciate Preserve

Vastari and JLT: Share Appreciate Preserve

Rapid advances in technology that have occurred in recent years have offered opportunities across all industries, changing the way that business is transacted, and the art market is no exception. Not only can technology now be used to create art, it has also been the driver behind the development of

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