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Online Art Collectors Look More Like Traditional Collectors than You Think

Sep 30, 2019

The art industry is at a crossroads. Never before have more people been engaged with art, thanks to the rise of digital channels and social media. Yet the market has largely stagnated over the past decade, and the number of artworks trading hands has decreased. As value has concentrated at the top of the market and costs have risen, galleries and auction houses are looking for new ways to ensure their businesses survive and thrive, to support artists, and to help connect collectors with artworks they love.
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Galleries That Moonlight: How Dealers Are Making Money in Nontraditional Ways, From Advising Hotels

Jul 29, 2019

To increase revenue in a crowded field, galleries are developing side hustles as event venues and corporate art advisors.
Source: artnet News

Art Basel: Small galleries are dying despite art market boom

Jun 18, 2019

The Art Basel is one of the top-selling international art fairs. Yet among the record-breaking sales, not all dealers are profiting from the hype.
Source: DW.COM

How Art Exhibition Consultants Benefit Galleries in a Shifting Market

Nov 12, 2018

In the past decade or so, the way that art is exhibited, bought and sold has made a major shift. The number of art fairs is at a record high. For some galleries, these art fairs can be highly beneficial, as sellers are able to increase their visibility and widen their market. Participating in art fairs year-round can be an immense financial burden, and yet if galleries choose to opt out, they are considered irrelevant. This high-cost, high-risk atmosphere of most art fairs poses an immense threat to the existence of smaller brick and mortar gallery spaces and can be very costly and profit-eating even to the established galleries.
As New York-based artist consultant Elliott Levenglick, who r ...

The Art Collector - Dealer Relationship Examined

May 10, 2017

Important Considerations for Find A Trusting, Lasting Partnership

The relationship between art collectors and dealers is unique within the worlds of culture and commerce. In no other creative field--dance, literature, film, music--does a single buyer purchase a work from a single seller in a distinct, personal transaction. It’s an intimate, high stakes deal drastically different from buying a concert ticket or a book. If all goes well, it can lead to mutual education about the market, incredible collections, and even decades-long friendship.
With reputation, finances, and meaningful aesthetic objects at play, what should more collectors consider when working with dealers, both inde ...