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.
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.
“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.
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.
Art advisor and curator Nico Epstein shares his insights about this year´s 59th edition, curated by Cecilia Alemani titled Milk of dreams.
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.
Bojana Popovic, a consultant in contemporary art and EduArt Start lecturer, has selected for us five of the most interesting female artists presented at the fair in Miami.
“An artwork isn´t really the same thing as a car. It is called art when someone puts their energy into it,” Lenka Sýkorová explains the reason why works of art shouldn´t be considered solely as an investment opportunity.
Art historian Dávid Fehér explains the importance of the work of this Hungarian artist, teacher and curator, who recently had a comprehensive retrospective at the Tate Modern.
“Every day we are to a great extent surrounded by homogeneous areas with sharp, unfriendly edges. Art can nicely balance out this visual experience for us.”