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    Best Hashtags for Artists

    How to find artists you may like to collect. Best Hashtags for Artists Instagram Art Tags – What You Should Know? Graffiti Hashtags Painting Hashtags Abstract Art Hashtags Social media has now become a very popular medium especially among artists not only to share but also brand, market and sell their artworks. The main concern for any artists when using a social media platform to display their art is to increase their reach, generate more traffic towards their art website and display their new creations to more and more audiences. Instagram is one such social media platform that is not only very expressive but also very efficient in reaching out…

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    These Artists Jump-Started Their Careers by Selling Directly to Collectors on Instagram

    Zoe Goetzmann Nov 26, 2018 12:51 pm It’s no secret that Instagram has made a noticeable impact upon the art market. The Museum of Modern Art and Sotheby’s are among the platform’s biggest art world players. Ai Weiwei, Jeff Koons, and Damien Hirst also have substantial followings ranging from 300,000 to 500,000. Brett Gorvy, a partner at Lévy Gorvy, is known for his savvy usage of Instagram to promote blue-chip works to his 110,000 followers.Such cases are all well and good for already-known art world superstars. But how does the average artist use Instagram? Is its democratic platform of 1 billion monthly active users a viable alternative to the exclusive gallery system? In research conducted in 2017…

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    ‘I Hate Him, But He’s a Genius’: How Mega-Dealers Really Feel About Their Colleagues, Artists, and the Cutthroat Game of the Art Market

    People Larry Gagosian, Richard Prince, Takashi Murakami, and Marianne Boesky all make appearances in this excerpt from Michael Shnayerson’s new book, “Boom.” By the early 2000s, the mega dealers were pulling far ahead of smaller galleries in a market growing with astonishing speed. All four megas were privately held and published no financial statements detailing revenues, expenses, profits, and losses. Even their corporate statuses were unclear. Still, soundings could be taken from art fair sales wrap-ups, when mega dealers broadcast their triumphs, and from the auction houses, where works sold by the mega dealers and their clients sometimes went for multiples of their retail prices. Overall, the total art market…

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    The Inside Story: Artists using Social Media to Reach Collectors

    Finding Art Collectors Through Social Media Credit: Agora Gallery https://www.agora-gallery.com/advice/blog/2016/05/10/finding-art-collectors-through-social-media/ The ins and outs of building your fan base using social media.MARKETING YOUR ART“HOW TO” TUTORIALSPublished on May 10, 2016 In the old days, many artists would argue that the best way to find art collectors is by meeting them in person. However, now people are selling work more and more without ever seeing their buyers. In fact, they sell their work without so much as leaving their house. That is the power of the internet. So, what is happening on the internet to connect artists to collectors, and how can more of us get a taste of the action? Some…

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    100 art-world Instagram accounts to follow right now — Collectors

    Christie’s presents the third of five instalments covering the 100 art-world Instagram accounts that you need to know about. Up next, 20 influential collectors… 1 Adrian Cheng@ac_kaf The founder of K11 Art Foundation, Adrian Cheng uses his Instagram to document his impressive collection of modern art, as well as a lifestyle that involves parties, celebrities and luxurious penthouse apartments. A post shared by Adrian Cheng (@ac_kaf) on Aug 12, 2017 at 6:47pm PDT A post shared by Christian Levett (@christian_levett) on Aug 1, 2017 at 1:25am PDT 2 Christian Levett@christian_levett Christian Levett is one of the world’s foremost collectors of antiquities, sponsoring a magazine and owning a museum in France, both dedicated to Greek…

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    100 art-world Instagram accounts to follow right now — Curators, Directors and Gallerists

    The second of five instalments covering the top 100 art-world Instagram accounts that you might not already know about. Introducing the Curators, Directors and Gallerists… 1 Klaus Biesenbach, Director of MoMA PS1, New York, Chief Curator of Museum of Modern Art, New York @klausbiesenbach Klaus Biesenbach is one of the most important curators in the world. His Instagram account displays his discerning eye for superb art and design, as well as how to stage a great show. jimmie durham, homage to alexander calder no. 2, 2017 @whitneymuseum #jimmiedurham A post shared by Klaus Biesenbach (@klausbiesenbach) on May 11, 2018 at 11:24am PDT Getting pumped for #RyanMcNamara “MEEM: A Ballet Story About the Internet” @icaboston…

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    How To Collect Art On Any Budget

    Enjoy A Richly Rewarding Experience Living with an art collection of any size can be a richly rewarding experience for so many reasons especially if you follow your passion. You probably know that the years of pleasure a good art collection may bring you is invaluable. If you want to become an art collector, you may ask, how and where do you begin?This article “How to Collect Art on Any Budget” was originally written a few years ago and was recently revised. You’ll find ideas on how and where to acquire art, increase your knowledge about art, and develop your own preferences. You may also find the Questions to Ask…

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    How to Collect Art Like a Pro – Building a Collection

    From Art Business https://artbusiness.com/collectpro.html The following is a substantially revised and updated version of a talk originally given to the Friends of the Mint Museum in Charlotte, North Carolina: There’s a big difference between buying art and collecting art. Buying art is more of a random activity based on likes, preferences or attractions at any given moment, while collecting art is more of a purposeful directed longterm commitment. In both cases, you buy what you like, but if your goal is to collect art and do it right, you have to master two additional skills. The first is being able to effectively research, evaluate and decide whether or not to…

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    5 Young Collectors on Where They Shop For Art, From Instagram to Paddle8

    Beau Dunn. Courtesy Beau Dunn It doesn’t take millions to amass an impressive art collection, but it definitely helps. But if you didn’t inherit a trust fund, a little dedication can go a long way. These young collectors don’t count themselves as full-time gallerists or experts, but they’ve unabashedly fallen in love with art, and now, they’re hooked. With their walls full of unique creations, or in Matthew Chevallard’s case an additional storage unit, there’s no stopping these ravenous collectors from seeking out their next masterpiece. Observer sat down with five collecting devotees to find out exactly how they entered the art world, their standout pieces and what they have their eye on next. Matthew Chevallard Matthew Chevallard. Getty Images Matthew Chevallard is the one-man wunderkind…