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Whether you’re an art enthusiast, young collector or seasoned, our blog offers expert insights, guidance, and inspiration to navigate the dynamic world of art. Discover thought-provoking articles on art market trends, collecting strategies, emerging artists, curatorial perspectives and more. Gain valuable knowledge from our experienced art advisors who share their expertise and provide practical tips to enhance your art journey.

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Working with Our Art Advisory: A Guide for Hotels

As an art advisory committed to enhancing interior spaces, our collaboration with hotels goes beyond mere decoration. We understand that art is not just an accessory but a vital component that contributes to the overall ambiance and guest experience. In this article, we shed light on how our art advisory services seamlessly integrate with hotel…

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Insights from The Armory Show, 2023 New York 

This month marked the much-anticipated return of The Armory Show 2023, an annual art fair held in the heart of New York City. VIP opening day, in particular, drew the elite of the art world, offering a first look at the remarkable array of solid curation and available works. Since Frieze acquired The Armory Show…

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Art Basel Recap: The Art Market is Safe and Strong

If you only pay attention to one art fair, you look at Art Basel. Widely considered the premier art event in the world, Art Basel just closed its biggest fair to date, and set the tone that the art market is stronger than ever.  Art Basel has outpost fairs in Miami, Paris and Hong Kong…

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Art as an Investment: Navigating the Complexities of Building a Valuable Portfolio

In today’s ever-evolving financial landscape, investors seeking to diversify their portfolios are increasingly drawn to the allure of art as a compelling investment option. The world of art presents a unique blend of aesthetic appeal and potential for substantial financial returns. However, successfully navigating the complexities of the art market and building a valuable art…

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The Learning Series: Modern Art Movements, Exploring Dadaism

Dadaism is a cultural and artistic movement that originated in Europe during the early 20th century (1916 to 1925) and is a significant part of the Modern Art Period. This movement is often associated with a sense of rebellion, subversion, and anarchy, and it had a significant impact on art and society. Dadaism is defined…

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Working with Our Art Advisory: A Guide to Leasing Fine Art

As an art advisory, we offer valuable services to businesses to assist them with leasing fine art, whether it’s a single piece or a complete art collection. Art is a superlative way to add character and finesse to your business, but acquiring original artwork can be an expensive proposition. Leasing art is a discerning way…

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The Learning Series: Modern Art Movements, Exploring Impressionism

Impressionism is an artistic movement that emerged in France in the 19th century (1867 – 1886), during the period of industrialization and modernization. It is a style of painting that focuses on capturing the fleeting moments of everyday life, the play of light and color, and the transience of modernity. Impressionism is characterized by its…

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How has Brexit Altered the Landscape of the UK Art Market?

Five years after the vote to leave the EU, Brexit’s impact on UK industry, including its art market, is profound and ongoing. Increased bureaucracy, combined with new legislation and regulations, has led to uncertainty and confusion within the market as art dealers and collectors struggle to navigate a new and changeable landscape. The latest figures…

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Working with Our Art Advisory: A Guide for Interior Designers

As an art advisory, we offer valuable services to interior designers to assist them with acquiring art that complements their project, whether it’s a single piece or a complete art collection. We do extensive research based on briefs and budgets and effectively offer a handful of curated artworks that provide expert options to select from.…

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The Learning Series: Modern Art Movements, Exploring Abstract Expressionism 

Abstract Expressionism is a highly influential art movement that emerged in the United States in the late 1940s and early 1950s. This movement marked a departure from traditional modes of creation and introduced new ways of thinking about the role of art in society. In this article, we will delve into the history and defining…

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The Learning Series: What is Modern Art?

Modern Art is a period that developed over the course of roughly 100 years emerging in the late 19th century and lasted until the mid-20th century. This period of art history was characterized by significant social and political changes that challenged academic traditional notions of art and its purpose. At its core, modern art is…

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The East Asian Art Market: Why Singapore is on the Rise 

The East Asian art market is increasingly prominent in the global art scene, changing its favored geopolitical backdrop from hub to hub inside of the continent. In January of this year, Singapore seemed to redefine its rise and cement itself on the map with its keenly ambitious expansive efforts to attract sophisticated collectors into the…

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Paris Line Up: 2023 Exhibitions you Can’t Miss

Paris promises a plethora of remarkable exhibitions lined up for this year from historical staples to innovative experimental installations. Here’s a quick look at three must-see openings that are worth traveling to. “Avant l’orage” presented by the Pinault Collection throughout the spaces of the Bourse de Commerce. February 8th through September 11th, 2023 From February to September, from winter…

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Art Market 2022 Review

After the massive global slowdown triggered by the pandemic, 2021 saw an encouraging bounce-back for the art market. But while aggregate sales in the dealer auction houses exceeded an estimated $65 billion, this figure still remained below pre-pandemic levels. Jump to 2022, however, and spending on art has shown a significant uplift with figures in…

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How to Buy Your First Piece of Art

With 36.7 million pieces changing hands in 2021 alone, a staggering volume of art is bought and sold across the world each year. While established players still make up the bulk of the market, art aficionados are increasingly turning on to the fact that collecting art is no longer the preserve of the wealthy elite.…

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Frieze London & the Ultra-Contemporary Market 

There’s a new word buzzing in the art world as the rise of a rapidly expanding category shows no sign of economic turndown. Collectors across the globe are inquiring what artists are in the leading ultra-contemporary market and how do we define them. Let’s take closer look at what exactly is ultra contemporary and two…

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This Fall’s Must-See European Art Fairs

While the global pandemic drove much of the event-driven market to shift online, 2021 not only saw the global art market recover strongly, but witnessed a major rebound of art fairs across the world. And even with fewer events compared to pre-covid levels, almost 30% of the total art sales in 2021 were generated from…