Advice for Collectors

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    Everything you need to know about art fairs

    What exactly is an art fair? Why are they important (especially in such a digitized world?) And what do they mean for fast-growing online galleries like Singulart? The basics More trade-show than county fair, an art fair is a gathering of galleries, collectors, curators and dealers, all ready to browse, buy and sell. The biggest fairs, such as Art Basel…

  • Cover Picture: Bitcoin Art: ‘Bitcoin 2018!’ By Jp Malot, acrylic, collage, watercolor, graffiti, felt, ink on paper, 70x50cm. Available for purchase on Singulart. Screenshot: Singulart.
    Advice for Collectors • The Art Market
    Buying in Bitcoin: The Future of Art?

    Blockchain, Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency… within a short space of time, these terms have risen to the forefront of discussions about the future of technology in business, finance, government and life. Their emergence has been met with wide-ranging reactions, from alarmist objections to fervent excitement. So what does this new digital technology mean for the art world? After some initial hype, the…

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    How to insure an artwork?

    Nowadays the insurance of artworks is a central matter in the art buying process. Yet many collectors are still reluctant to insure their works of art: it is estimated that only 15 or 20% of artworks and artifacts are currently insured in France. There are many misconceptions about insurance, including the idea that premiums would be very high. However, it…

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    How to transport an artwork?

    An artwork is a particularly fragile object, be it a painting, a sculpture or a piece of antique furniture. It is therefore essential to take all the necessary precautions for its transportation, whether it is done in the context of a museum exchange, the purchase of an artwork or the relocation from a private collection. While museums have professionals to…

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    How to resell an artwork?

    Whether you are a collector wishing to resell part of your collection, or an individual that has just inherited artworks that you do not want to keep, the sale of artworks on the second market has really taken off. But how to do you benefit from a transaction with conditions for the “uninitiated” that are often confusing? Art is now…

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    Buying art or painting it yourself?

    What exactly falls under the concept of art? Why is there so much art today and why does man need art? And then the most important question: buy art or simply do it yourself? This will be clarified. What does art mean? Art (lt ars, gr. Téchne) can be traced back to knowledge, technology, perception and intuition, and is defined…

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    Art for living room

    The living room is the central point of any home. They spend most of their time there, most of the guests are accommodated, and often it is the largest room of their own home. The right wall decoration In order to find one or more paintings, which put the finishing touches on the living room, some factors may play a…

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    Artwork for home

    It is getting colder, sandals remain in the closet, clothes become thicker, and in the evening when you arrive home, the first thing you will do is make a cup of tea to increase your body temperature – in short, autumn is knocking at the door! And with him the need of warmth and comfort and the longing for the…