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The Art of Framing

You've found your dream piece of art, you even know where to hang it, and now comes the framing part. The perfect frame will make the painting stand out for its beauty while the wrong frame will detract from it.

Key Principles for Success and Expansion of Galleries

The most influential of them, the Gagosian Gallery, Pace Gallery, Hauser & Wirth, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, and or the David Zwirner Gallery, share a set of features that have brought them to the top. Attention to current trends, ability to adapt, financial motivation of employees, or sophisticated corporate governance, are just the tip of the iceberg.

Šárka Samková’s Obsession with Art

"Although some form of economic calculus does have its part to play when buying art, I personally use this idea of making the right investment to excuse myself for buying another new painting," says the marketing manager with a laugh.

Top 5 Findings about the Global Art Market

The industry is bouncing back strongly. Our London correspondent Busra Hasboyaci points out the most important things for you to keep in mind while looking back at the latest developments in the art market.

Václav Nekvapil and His Journey of Collection

"Although it might sound trivial, the most important factor is that you actually like the work. There is absolutely no point in investing in something you feel nothing for simply because you hope that its value will be significantly higher one day," says the head of the Czech branch of the CEC Group international consulting firm.

The Most Exciting Art Events in 2022

What are the most anticipated events for next year? We have collated five events you should not miss in Europe: Bacon and Cezanne, as you have never seen them before, the postponed Venice Biennale and the Kosovo Manifesta Exhibition.

London Art Scene after Brexit and the Pandemic

The physical presence of Asian and American collectors in London during Frieze Week was certainly not as low as it was at the recent Art Basel fair. „I felt like there was a real return to more traditional painterly qualities," said contemporary art advisor Bojana Popovic.

Uncovering Myths about Auctions

“One of the most prevalent ones is that an auction house is an exclusive place that is accessible only to a select few. In fact, the opposite is true!” says former Christie´s specialist in Impressionist & Modern Art Anna Povejšilová.

A Piece of Art that is a Specialist´s Dream

Is there a recipe for the perfect storm? The ideal tick-list to ensure your artwork is positioned at the higher end of the price bracket recorded for its artist? Unfortunately, it´s not as simple as that and Bojana Popović explains why.

How to Start Your Own Art Collection

Marine Tanguy and Charlotte Fletcher share their opinion on why it is important to be surrounded by art and offer their advice on how to tap into art collecting in 2021.