Art Fairs

Will art fairs push for art market regulation?

In a bid to protect their share of the global art trade, art fairs may decide to champion calls for greater art market regulation , according to Skate’s Art Fairs Report, Spring 2015. “There is a strong argument to be made that not unlike stock exchanges, which private entities with …

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The five stages of reacting to online art

Denial, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance. The five stages of grief are also very similar to the way traditional businesses react to the internet. Like many other retailers galleries and auction houses argued that their products were different. This week the Hiscox Online Art Trade Report 2015 estimated that the value …

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Alan Koh takes top job at Affordable Art Fair Singapore

Alan Koh, the Affordable Art Fair Singapore’s marketing manager since it arrived on the Singapore Art scene five years ago, has been promoted to the position of fair director. During his time with the Affordable Art Fair, Koh has played a leading role in positioning the biannual event as accessible, …

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Fair-tigue: is the art market suffering?

In recent years, the art market has seen a fundamental change in the way that artworks are purchased. In just a decade, the number of international art fairs has increased from ten to sixty, which means that the market has seen a major shift from the gallery-based model of yesteryear to one …

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The Other Art Fair to debut in Bristol

The Other Art Fair, the UK art fair which connects buyers directly with undiscovered artists, will hold its first fair outside of London on 5-7 June 2015 at Bristol’s Arnolfini. The fair will feature guest artists, workshops, immersive theatre, live music and performance art. The fair follows seven successful editions …

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Artprice and Art Stage Singapore cement partnership with new collectors’ guide

Asian collectors and buyers will play an increasingly influential role in the global art market, according to Artprice founder and CEO Thierry Ehrmann, who has reaffirmed the partnership between his leading art price and art index databank and Art Stage Singapore, the major Asian art fair. As part of this …

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What’s on in 2015? The Private Art Investor calendar for auctions and fairs

Here is the Private Art Investor definitive calendar of key Auctions and fairs. This calendar is regularly updated, if there is something you feel we are missing and think could be added please email rebecca@privateartinvestor.com

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Top art fairs in 2014 by number of visitors

ArtVista has just released statistics for the top art fairs by numbers of visitors in 2014 and 2013. Overall, the total number of art fair visitors in 2014 increased by 1.9% from 2013, a year which saw a decrease of 2.6% in art fair visitors. The top ten art fairs by number of …

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Patrick van Maris to succeed Paul Hustinx as TEFAF CEO

Patrick van Maris will take over as the new chief executive officer of leading art fair TEFAF Maastricht, with effect from 1 May 2015. The move comes after Paul Hustinx decided to step down as managing director of TEFAF. “I felt that after 26 years, TEFAF needed a fresh pair …

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London Art Fair participants predict market will blossom in 2015

2015 will be a bumper year for art sales, according to gallerists taking part in the London Art Fair, which kicks off tonight. The 27th edition of the fair, which runs until January 25, brings together 128 exhibitors ranging from established UK-based Modern British and contemporary galleries to innovative emerging …

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