Technology promises to affect every aspect of the art world. A new wave of startups has the art world in its sights, bringing to market products like provenance trackers, collection management systems and virtual-reality gallery experiences.
Following the continued rise of cross-category collecting in 2020, auctions featuring property from various departments continue to increase in volume. LVH Art explores the history and the financial pragmatism of this collecting technique.
The fates and fortunes of African artists have, until recently, been largely shaped by outsider interests. But now, as the market for these artists grows apace, African galleries are taking a firmer hand in their fortunes by expanding to the West. Read more →
It seems that most of us can recall the last time we read an article revealing a jaw-dropping price that a piece of art fetched for at auction. Whether these illicit a knee-jerk response of a dreaded “I could have done that” or “You wouldn’t see me hanging that in my living room” – it seems there’s a lot more nuance and foresight to the decisions these investors are making.
BE OPEN Art is happy to announce that Vivek Nimbolkar has been voted the Artist of the Month by the visitors of art.beopenfuture.com
Aiming to provide emerging creatives around the globe with an opportunity to be seen by the art world community, every month we invite art enthusiasts to choose the best artist among those featured in our online gallery. This June, our congratulations go to Vivek Nimbolkar, a contemporary Indian painter.
We also take the opportunity to applaud all the featured artists and thank everyone who voted.