Arteconomy: provocation between art and economy

The Arteconomy project, born as a provocation in 2016 at the Five Gallery in Lugano, and conceived by the founder Igor Rucci, aims to highlight the imbalance that occurs between art and the economy. The theoretical framework of the project is based on the belief that the financial component has obtained excessive relevance in the…

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Art as an investment

Art as an investment refers to the practice of buying and holding artworks with the goal of generating a financial return. While purchasing art for enjoyment refers to buying art because you personally appreciate it, regardless of its monetary value or potential for appreciation. Purchasing art as an investment is driven by market trends and…

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Investing In Art in 2022 – Where To Start

Chris Kendall looks at how to start investing in art This week I’d like to talk to you about why this is a great time to be investing in art, but first I’d like to set out some of the thinking behind what we offer. Those that I’ve been fortunate to chat with previously will…

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This Luxurious Edition of The Blaue Reiter Almanac by Kandinsky and Franz Marc Exhibited for the First Time After Restoration

The TEFAF Museum Restoration Fund supported the restoration and digitization of the first copy of this luxurious edition in a Dutch public collection By TEFAF Editors June 24, 2022 MUSEUM RESTORATION FUND In 2015, the RKD – Netherlands Institute for Art History, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, and the Kunstmuseum Den Haag (then…

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Crisis, what crisis? Global import and export of art set to hit record levels by the end of 2022, according to Art Basel/UBS report

Demand from collectors remains “extremely resilient”—but survey asks how long can the current model be sustained? Anny Shaw (TheArtnewspaper) A visitor at Frieze Masters 2022—one of a number of fairs this year that held live events with no social distancing measures. Courtesy of Frieze After the art market bounced back better than expected in 2021,…

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Inflation Fueling Red-Hot Art Market? High Prices Draw More Sellers

The art market is tracking for record highs, says UBS and Art Basel. Martine Paris3 November 2022 at 16:48 GMT A visitor walks past an art installation during Art Basel Miami Beach. Photographer: Scott McIntyre/Bloomberg It’s boom times for the art world as high-net-worth collectors flock to international shows in search of exciting new finds. Buyers are bullish about…

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How the Cubists used illusions to break and remake painting

‘Cubism and the Trompe l’Oeil Tradition’ at the Metropolitan Museum sparkles with works by Picasso, Braque and Gris November 5 2022 ‘Still life with Compote and Glass’ by Pablo Picasso (1914-1915) © Estate of Pablo Picasso/ARS Cubism sprang on to the scene in the early years of the last century, blaring its break from the…

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