Amid the bottomless champagne flutes and infinite small talk, one may be quick to believe the art galleries’ somewhat stuffy reputation. But there’s so much more to it than meets the eye. Drawing hefty conclusions about art galleries and their owners – especially if they are based on misinformation – only keeps people from enjoying them thoroughly. Today, we’ll separate fact from fiction and clears up some of the most common misconceptions about art galleries.
Design and art are very distinct disciplines, even though they are similar in many ways. And if design is generally included in the art market, a design object and a work of art are treated differently depending on their nature. Thus, they are consciously kept at a distance. But if you look at the subject from a buyer’s point of view, the differences fade away.