First ever fine artwork to be tokenized and sold in Dutch auction on blockchain on 25th of July 2018

WHAT: Andy Warhol’s 14 Small Electric Chairs (1980), which is currently valued at a range of US$ 5.1 – US$ 6.2 million will be the first ever fine artwork to be tokenized and auctioned on the Maecenas art blockchain platform, for its beta launch.   Maecenas, in partnership with Dadiani …

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AXA ART has appointed Irina Buchmann as President and CEO of its Americas operation.

The Americas operations of the specialist insurer encompasses Brazil, Canada, Mexico and the United States.  Ms. Buchmann is an insurance industry expert with more than 16 years of experience in  strategy, finance and risk management within the AXA Group. Over the course of her career she held several board positions …

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Digital and art market entrepreneur Frédéric de Senarclens to speak at Christies’s Art+Tech Summit – July 2018

Digital and art market entrepreneur Frédéric de Senarclens will be introducing the talk Speculation and Previous Initiatives Issuing Shares in Art as well as leading a panel discussion about Blockchain in the Art World – Tokenisation and Securitisation at the Christie’s Art+Tech Summit on Tuesday 17 July 2018 in London. Senarclens is the founder of …

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Online art market sales reach $4.22 billion – up 12%

A slower pace of growth as new challenges and opportunities emerge    The sixth annual Hiscox Online Art Trade Report, published today, reveals an online art market worth an estimated $4.22 billion – up 12% in 12 months. While still a solid year on year increase, this was lower than the …

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Griffin Art Partners lending platform launches

Aude Lemogne and Aymeric Thuault founders and directors of Link Management, a Luxembourg based art advisory, have launched a new art lending platform in partnership with Swiss bank Reyl Group. Griffin Art Partners plans to provide bespoke finance solutions for high-end collectors and art professionals through securitisation of non-recourse loans …


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Falcon Fine Art Complete deal in Belgium

Falcon Fine Art has completed a deal with a collector in Belgium. The Belgian collector chose to leverage artworks that were already in storage, between exhibitions, demonstrating the role art financing can play in monetizing an asset that, without a sale, would otherwise provide little short-term value. The deal leverages …

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Falcon Fine Art add new Business Development Manager

Guy Vaissière former Sotheby’s business director has joined Falcon Fine Art as a Business Development Manager. The new appointment has been made to drive continued growth and build brand presence. Guy will be responsible for maintaining existing client relationships, driving growth and building brand presence. Before Vatissière joined Falcon Fine …

Art Law

BonelliErede launch Art and Cultural Property Team

Italian law firm BonelliErede have launched a new art and cultural property team. The decision was made to meet the growing demand for services in this area,  and will bring together a focussed group of BonelliErede professionals who have a past experience and a proven reputation in advising international art galleries, auction houses, …