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    How does an art auction work?

    Art auctions attract global attention with their glittery A-list collectors, bidding wars and unexpected events such as artworks shredding right in front of bidders’ eyes. But behind the glamour and drama sits a serious business, centuries of history, and practices that consistently set the tone for the art market at large. Here’s your guide to everything that happens before the…

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    How to Resell an Artwork

    The secondary art market, or the reselling of works, can be difficult to navigate, but worthwhile and rewarding if properly understood. The market is dynamic, with artist’s values increasing or lowering depending on their popularity, demand, and the trajectory of their career. Often collectors will invest in emerging artists to watch the price of their work rise in value and…

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    How to choose the perfect frame

    As much as we may like it to, a work of art doesn’t always stop at the paint. Choosing the right frame for your painting, photograph or drawing ensures that your favorite piece will be presented in the best light possible. We’re here to give you the run down on how to find your perfect frame, as well as to…

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    A Step-by-Step Guide to Buying Abstract Art

    The world of abstract art is expansive, and finding a work you love can be challenging when there is a sea of aesthetic possibilities and logistical questions. You don’t need to be an expert if you are considering buying abstract art. You just need to have an open mind and especially, an open heart. When most people invest in abstract…

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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…

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    Buying Original Art: The Ultimate Guide to Art Shopping

    Buying original art for your home can feel like a daunting task. Art is an investment. Adding a new piece of artwork to a room can make or break the overall aesthetic and feel of it. You want pieces that will last the test of time, that you’ll love for years to come. And, if you’re buying art as a…

  • 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.
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    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…