Uk art auctions

Zoe Whitley helps lead arts transformation in UK

Born in Washington, DC, and raised in Los Angeles, Whitley moved to London almost 20 years ago. Upon her move, she would earn an MA in Design History from the Royal College of Art and later earn her PhD. from the University of Central Lancashire under the supervision of artist …

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London Gallery Weekend – Cultural collaboration

For the art market, the undisputed positive side of the Covid-19 shutdowns has been the increased collaboration between previous competitors in a cut-throat industry. What started as a supportive WhatsApp group to chew on issues like vacation schedules and IT support has evolved into London Gallery Weekend, a group of …

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Everything about the “ meme-ification ” of NFTs

While the iconic ‘Charlie Bit My Finger’ viral video is sold as an NFT for US $ 760,999, we take a look at the memes that have made headlines as an emerging subculture of crypto art. The iconic ‘Charlie Bitten My Finger’ went viral 14 years ago, garnering over 800 …

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real paintings by top notch artists remain art market super stars, says Artprice

thierry Ehrmann, President and Founder of Artmarket.com and its Artprice department: “The transition from the art market to digital – which accelerated considerably a little over a year ago – has not shaken the foundations on which this market has been developing for three decades. Its stable and rational structure …

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Zoom in for Asia Week New York live on “The Art of Installation and Display”

Installation plan of ‘Treasures from Asian Armories’, Asia Week New York 2019, by Runjeet Singh. Runjeet singh When installing a valuable work of art – whether in a gallery, collector’s residence, museum, or auction house – a variety of elements should be considered for each environment. In The art of …

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Andover Trees United cabin construction to begin this summer

An Andover charity is calling for volunteers to help support it as its long-planned construction project prepares to take off. Andover Trees United (ATU) is set to begin construction on “ The Cabin, ” an off-grid volunteer center, forestry school and hangout next month, with a team of carpenters on …

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MC Tali doesn’t care if you think the north coast isn’t cool

MC Tali (Natalia Sheppard) returned from London to New Zealand ten years ago. It was her husband Chicorelli (Ben Sheppard) who suggested they live in Auckland, a city somewhat reminiscent of the English drum’n’bass artist from Miami. Sheppard, born in Taranaki, is a Jill of all trades: singer, songwriter, music …

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Burnt-out, unusable Leica M4 auctioned for over $ 2,000

Flint auctions A fire damaged Leica M4 rangefinder camera with a 50mm Summicron lens was sold for £ 1,488 ($ 2,070) at a UK auction, showing that even unusable Leica cameras have somehow value. As described by the UK auction house Flint, the “burned out” Leica M4 – supplied with …

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Europe wants to join the NFT art auction craze

Europe has joined the craze for NFTs, cryptocurrency-inspired virtual works of art that are turning the impermanence of the internet into a prized collector’s item to buy and sell like a Rembrandt. Drawing a bemused scratch from many, these blockchain-authenticated digital items have attracted millions of dollars at auction, even …

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Kurt Cobain’s hair sells for over $ 14,000 at auction

A bizarre and somewhat crass auction has just taken place, where six strands of Kurt CobainS’s hair is sold for a whopping $ 14,145. The rock n ‘roll auction also included non-organic memorabilia from Black Sabbath, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney and more. According to one sneak peek, Kurt Cobain’s hair …

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