Tag: Art

What Art Dealers Should Know About Non-Fungible Tokens

Nouriel Gino Yazdinian is the CEO of NY Elizabeth, a luxury online auction house with offices in the United States and United Kingdom.

There is no question that non-fungible tokens (or NFTs) are the latest trend emerging in the art world presently, and for those in the industry who are interested in entering the field and remaining at the forefront of technology, there is a lot of information to be digested and disseminated. At NY Elizabeth, we have made it a priority to dive into this sector as it represents the shift toward the digital realm that we

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How to start your own art collection

Have you ever wondered why people start collecting art? At a glance, it may seem like an unprofitable and energy-draining hobby, but the reality is, in fact, more optimistic than you can imagine. Over the last decades, the art industry has become much more accessible to beginners, meaning that more people can now afford to buy art without breaking the bank. Moreover, collecting has become a fast-growing trend that continues to inspire art lovers around the globe.

However, there is a flip side of the coin. Collecting art is known for its complexity and pitfalls. If you do not do

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NFTs of a different stripe: Joe Exotic gets into the digital art trend

A portrait of Joe Exotic and his tiger Sarge is now available in pixelated form. The NFT edition size is limited to 3,900 which is the estimated number of tigers left in the world

Two months ago, if you had asked Joe Exotic—the star of the mega-popular Netflix series Tiger King that aired last year—what NFT stands for, he might have replied “no friggin’ tigers”, as he had lost his adventure park in Oklahoma and was sent to jail after being convicted of a murder-for-hire plot against his nemesis, the big cat rescuer Carol Baskin. But it seems Exotic has

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Art Industry News: Seth Rogen’s Acclaimed Pot Art Enters New Territory as One Dank Vessel Sells for $10,000 at Auction + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Thursday, June 17.


Looted Artifacts Returned to Ethiopia From U.K. Auction – A regional auction house in the U.K. has withdrawn from sale two objects that British troops looted from Ethiopia during the 1868 Battle of Maqdala. Busby Auctioneers in Dorset withdrew the leather-bound Coptic bible and set of horn beakers after the Ethiopian embassy in London wrote to the house, asking it to “stop the cycle of dispossession.” The

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New art gallery in Indianapolis International Airport features local artists

“Deserted Dawn” by Ess McKee

The Indianapolis International Airport on Wednesday opened its first-ever art gallery, providing travelers with an opportunity to take a cultural break while they wait to board their flight.

The gallery is an expansion of the airport’s existing arts program, which was launched when the new terminal opened in 2008 and has $4 million in permanent art installations on display. The program includes rotating temporary art exhibits curated and coordinated in partnership with the Arts Council of Indianapolis. The new gallery will serve as an extension of the temporary exhibit portion of the program.

Called the

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Blockchain As The Record Keeper For More Than Just Coins And Art

Founder of akaChain.

According to the Gartner Blockchain Spectrum, despite the ever-changing technology landscape, these blockchain use cases will almost certainly impact the businesses of most IT leaders over the next five years. 

When putting aside the blockchain hype, businesses have more of a foundation in answering whether they need a blockchain. Blockchain adoption is beccoming more practical for individuals, startups and large enterprises. However, blockchain use cases are also flourishing in other ways as a record keeper. 

The Online Art Market

Social media is making it easier for artists and collectors to reach each other. Many

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