Art used to be valued for the names who created them. Skills, of course, were a pivotal matter in the past, and yet you had to gain recognition first to earn a status of a talented painter or sculptor. This was probably the only way to become famous and develop well-earned appreciation from the elite and public. Times have changed, and now you don’t need to be Diego Velázquez or Vigée Le Brun to have a prestige of a court painter. The end of the 20th and beginning of the 21st centuries have proved that paying more attention to emerging artists is how you can foster quality and quantity simultaneously.
If you move with the times and old preconceptions are not for you, investing in emerging art might be a good idea. Below are five legit reasons to do it starting right now.
Trends are an essential sociocultural power influencing the market value of artworks and hence the behavior of art collectors and dealers. The more you know about them, the better you can predict the fluctuations in the industry for the foreseeable future. And if you are a collector with the burning desire to invest in art, knowing what popular fine art trends will rule the global market is half your success, as it directly impacts your collecting strategy. Interested? Then let’s take a look at some of the most accelerating trends of 2022!
Every collector, sooner or later, stumbles upon auction houses where they can open new horizons in their careers. A very few beginners suspect how beneficial art auctions can be for selling & buying fine art. If you want to acquire an arcane knowledge of auctioning, the following beginner’s guide will help you make the most of live auctions from day one.
These days, many famous artists have a formidable internet presence allowing them to share their art with the world. It is but a reality of the technology-driven world. A beautiful website, newsletter, and active social media accounts are the tools that tiny and large art businesses use nowadays. Blogging is yet another effective way to engage the public by creating quality content. Let’s see how a contemporary artist can benefit from having an art blog in 2022.
Prints or paintings? Original copies or original works? These are two fundamental choices that the contemporary art industry offers to almost every emerging art collector. As always, each option has its pros and cons, and yet it is sometimes hard to pick both variants if your budget is tight. Let’s get a quick look at the differences between limited edition prints and original paintings and decide what is best for you.