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The “Uber effect” in the Art

The “Uber effect” in the Art

Barely a month goes by without the launch of an online initiative that aims to disrupt the art market and bring the “Uber and Airbnb effect” to art transactions. But witness the crowds pacing the aisles at a big-league art fair, or spilling out of the salesrooms during the evening […]

The art gallery, a soon-to-be extinct species?

The art gallery, a soon-to-be extinct species?

There are a number of reasons for the recent shift from the gallery-based to the fair-based model of the commercial art industry. According to curator and art critic Adrian Searle: “We have witnessed a vastly increased internationalization of art and the art world, which, largely, can be accounted for by […]