For Galleries, Online Viewing Rooms Are About Storytelling and Sales

For Galleries, Online Viewing Rooms Are About Storytelling and Sales

In 2019, we’re well beyond the question of whether collectors are willing to purchase works they’ve only seen online. (Spoiler alert: They are!) The most exciting developments in the online viewing room space will doubtlessly come from galleries with the energy and resources to experiment with the form of what a virtual exhibition can be. Scott Indrisek explores how online viewing rooms function (via artsy.net)
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The Global Art Market Reports 2019

The first one, authored by renowned cultural economist Dr Clare McAndrew, is the annual analysis that provides fresh insight into a complex market, identifying key trends and assessing the impact of wider economic shifts. Insights from the report by the Art Basel and UBS include the decade’s second-highest level of global art market sales in 2018, active buying by millennials, and growing engagement with online sales. Read at Coinsweekly
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