Curator Glenn Adamson explores the history of the crafts movement for art-world recognition and explains why craftspeople should not be put back on the sidelines.
Source: The Art Newspaper
Alternative sales models are springing up on the social media platform. Despite assumptions, people are actually buying art on Instagram—and in growing numbers. So, how are people buying?
By Aimee Dawson
The causal links between price points on the secondary auction market and supply, demand, critical reputation, celebrity, cultural tastes, and the wider economy are complex. However, death, both timely and untimely, has the potential to radically shift all these relationships and produce a change in price. Read more
Unprecedented circumstances have engendered a new willingness to buy and sell art online, but collectors and dealers ought to be aware of the risks that come with online transactions. In order to protect from potential losses, collectors would do well to make sure their seller has a thorough cyber insurance policy.
BE OPEN Art is happy to announce that Mustafa Sönmez, artist based in Turkey, 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 Mustafa Sönmez whose enigmatic paintings have gained him a majority of votes in October!
We also take the opportunity to applaud all the featured artists and thank everyone who voted.