If you want to build a distinguished career in the fine art industry, you have to learn how the art business works and what elements constitute it. Truth be told, there are plenty of wonderful job opportunities in this particular market, but the prospects are always different. Whether you want to become an artist, an art dealer, an art collector, or an art curator, the following five tips will help you embark on your career more smoothly and efficiently.
If you ship fine art on a regular basis, you probably know that not all artworks are equal. Some works are more expensive, and some are less. And when it comes to shipping, standard delivery is usually enough. However, what will you do if artworks are exceptionally valuable? That is when white glove delivery enters the stage. Let’s find out what white glove services are, who needs them, and why on earth they are so essential for you!
What could be better than working with artists, selling art, and making money on it? Sounds tempting, doesn’t it? De facto, however, the life of an art dealer is way more complicated and requires much more effort than it may seem at first sight. If you are about to start your artwork dealer career but don’t know how to take the first steps of your journey to success, below are four beginner tips that might well prove to be useful in the future.
For many art collectors, 2021 will become a busy year. One look at the auction calendar is enough: a significant number of auction houses have already scheduled sales to present brand-new art editions. Considering the current trying circumstances, it’s next to impossible to predict anything, so the audience shouldn’t plan ahead but keep a finger on the pulse and keep an eye on a quickly changing art industry. To while away the time, let’s look at the five most expensive artworks that were sold at auctions in 2020.
One might wonder what is so difficult about hanging paintings or pictures? The entire process seems pretty straightforward. However, there is always a magical “but” transforming a plain task into a real pain in the neck. If you want to hang art properly and make it look harmonious and beautiful, below is the list of four unspoken rules that will help you do a good job of hanging original artworks in your home.