How to invest in emerging artists

How to invest in emerging artists

Source: The Week.

Buying art used to be an intimidating prospect, but that’s a barrier that has really been broken down in recent years, particularly with the rise of online art sites, plus artists’ own presence on social media sites. Alice Phillimore, lead curator at Artfinder, explains everything you need to know about getting started with your collection.

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Why Is Work by Female Artists Still Valued Less Than Work by Male Artists?

Why Is Work by Female Artists Still Valued Less Than Work by Male Artists?

Source: Artsy.

The statistics of the past few decades confirm that the art world is not one of gender parity. Works by female artists comprise a small share of major permanent collections in the U.S. and Europe, while at auction, women’s artworks sell for a significant discount compared with men’s. Sociologist Taylor Whitten Brown explores the reasons of this inequality.

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Corinna Wagner voted the Artist of the Month

Corinna Wagner voted the Artist of the Month

BE OPEN Art is happy to announce that Corinna Wagner, a self-taught artist based in Frankfurt, Germany, has been voted the Artist of the Month by the visitors of art.beopenfuture.com

Aiming to showcase emerging talents, every month we invite people passionate with art to choose the best artist among those exhibited in our online gallery. Congratulations to Corinna, whose mesmerizing paintings have gained her a majority of votes in February!

We also take the opportunity to applaud all the featured artists and thank everyone who voted.

Is Now a Wise Time to Be Investing in Art?

Is Now a Wise Time to Be Investing in Art?

Source: WhatInvestment.

The art world is facing undeniable pressures as the global pandemic forges on, with artists and galleries scrambling to respond to unprecedented circumstances and onerous financial pressures. With the market outlook being so uncertain, many collectors will be wondering whether now is a wise time to be investing in art. Anita Choudhrie examines the impact of COVID-19 on the art world.

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