This month, on November 5-12, Platform 101, together with Art Researcher, Famori Studio, and Aleph Team, held its third glitch video art exhibition. Titled “Glitch: Aesthetic of the Pixels,” the exhibit became a success and expanded boundaries of exploration of glitch aesthetics and video art in particular. The event took place at Pejman Foundation: Kandovan in Tehran, Iran. 27 talented artists from 11 different countries joined together to present their cutting-edge video glitch art to the public. The promotional sponsors of the show were The Holy Art and Fine Art Shippers.
The popularity of the NFT market is growing by leaps and bounds. More and more new collectors are starting to pay attention to non-fungible tokens and crypto art. Some people think that this is a highly risky investment that first needs to withstand the test of time. Others, though, are following more aggressive strategies and investing a lot of money into NFT art. Who is right in this case, and is it possible to capitalize on virtual art? At the end of the day, how to collect it?
Truth be told, the fine art industry has never been a favorable niche for entrepreneurs due to the high investment risks, tough challenges, and numerous pitfalls. That is one of the reasons why you see galleries less often than, let’s say, movie theatres, dance studios, and gyms. However, difficult doesn’t mean impossible. If you are passionate about visual arts and you’d like to like to start an art gallery, there are some rules that you need to know to achieve success.
Nowadays, faking oil paintings is one of the most widespread tendencies among art crooks. If you manage to create a believable reproduction of a famous work, you might well sell it for thousands or even millions of dollars. Whether you are a collector, an art adviser, or an art dealer, knowing how to detect art forgery is one of the basic skills you need to acquire. Here is a step-to-step guide on how to spot a liar and save your time and money when working with art.
Among a bewildering variety of collectibles, art glass is probably one of the most unconventional options. Art made of glass is a risky investment due to the peculiarities of the material. Either sculpture or decoration, such pieces are highly valued among art connoisseurs and collectors, but only few decide to start a collection. If you are passionate about glass art despite all the difficulties, below you will find some handy tips on how to become a contemporary collector without breaking a sweat.