Site uses algorithms to tell collectors when to buy and sell emerging art
The art market is a notoriously messy and unpredictable one, but nevertheless a cash cow for gallery owners and dealers. In the past we have seen platforms such as Artsy make the discovery and purchase of famous and lesser-known works a little bit easier, and now a new service called ArtRank aims to quantify the value of artists in the emerging fields of net.art and street art. READ MORE…

Site uses algorithms to tell collectors when to buy and sell emerging art

The art market is a notoriously messy and unpredictable one, but nevertheless a cash cow for gallery owners and dealers. In the past we have seen platforms such as Artsy make the discovery and purchase of famous and lesser-known works a little bit easier, and now a new service called ArtRank aims to quantify the value of artists in the emerging fields of net.art and street art. READ MORE…

App lets homeowners stream art through their TV
Owning a masterpiece is not a pleasure the average consumer enjoys, but being able to hang some art on the walls is something most people would like to do. While some services such as ARTtwo50 have brought the price of original works down to a fairly affordable USD 250, Artkick is an app pursuing a different route by broadcasting renowned paintings and photography into living rooms through the TV. READ MORE…

App lets homeowners stream art through their TV

Owning a masterpiece is not a pleasure the average consumer enjoys, but being able to hang some art on the walls is something most people would like to do. While some services such as ARTtwo50 have brought the price of original works down to a fairly affordable USD 250, Artkick is an app pursuing a different route by broadcasting renowned paintings and photography into living rooms through the TV. READ MORE…

In Japan, airport baggage carousels are populated with fun art
Trips abroad are usually fun enough that consumers put up with the more boring parts — waiting in airports and the long-haul flights — but do they have to? In the past we’ve written about Virgin Atlantic’s on-boardGallery in the Air, and now a number of Japanese airports are using baggage carousel art to entertain those waiting for their suitcases. READ MORE…

In Japan, airport baggage carousels are populated with fun art

Trips abroad are usually fun enough that consumers put up with the more boring parts — waiting in airports and the long-haul flights — but do they have to? In the past we’ve written about Virgin Atlantic’s on-boardGallery in the Air, and now a number of Japanese airports are using baggage carousel art to entertain those waiting for their suitcases. READ MORE…

Digital fridge for kids’ drawings rewards parents for archiving their art
Unless they’ve pursued art from a young age, most adults will admit that they’re no good at drawing. However, their parents will probably have a pile of their work that once held pride of place on the kitchen fridge. Hoping to get today’s parents to archive their children’s work, the Canvsly app is a way to digitize kids’ drawings, share them, and gain prizes for doing so. READ MORE…

Digital fridge for kids’ drawings rewards parents for archiving their art

Unless they’ve pursued art from a young age, most adults will admit that they’re no good at drawing. However, their parents will probably have a pile of their work that once held pride of place on the kitchen fridge. Hoping to get today’s parents to archive their children’s work, the Canvsly app is a way to digitize kids’ drawings, share them, and gain prizes for doing so. READ MORE…

Site helps starving artists with second-hand creative supplies
Art materials can be expensive, especially those trying to make creativity their full-time occupation. At the same time, many households often have materials lying around the house without getting used. Creative Resale is a platform that helps anyone to resell their unused art supplies to those that need it. READ MORE…

Site helps starving artists with second-hand creative supplies

Art materials can be expensive, especially those trying to make creativity their full-time occupation. At the same time, many households often have materials lying around the house without getting used. Creative Resale is a platform that helps anyone to resell their unused art supplies to those that need it. READ MORE…

Investors scheme supports local artists, offers artworks instead of shares
For a while now, the community-supported agriculture model has been connecting residents with locally farmed goods in return for investing in those farms. Aiming to do the same for the arts, CSA+D in Brooklyn, NY, is a studio which enables those in the community to purchase shares in the work it produces. READ MORE…

Investors scheme supports local artists, offers artworks instead of shares

For a while now, the community-supported agriculture model has been connecting residents with locally farmed goods in return for investing in those farms. Aiming to do the same for the arts, CSA+D in Brooklyn, NY, is a studio which enables those in the community to purchase shares in the work it produces. READ MORE…

Seoul government’s giant ear sculpture actually listens to the public’s opinion
In a true democracy every citizen has a voice, but it can be the case that many don’t feel like politicians actually listen to it. In order to promote itself as open to what the public has to say, the Seoul government has installed Yobosayo – a large, ear-shaped sculpture that records the opinions of passersby and relays it over speakers in City Hall. READ MORE…

Seoul government’s giant ear sculpture actually listens to the public’s opinion

In a true democracy every citizen has a voice, but it can be the case that many don’t feel like politicians actually listen to it. In order to promote itself as open to what the public has to say, the Seoul government has installed Yobosayo – a large, ear-shaped sculpture that records the opinions of passersby and relays it over speakers in City Hall. READ MORE…

iPad app enables homeowners to buy original art for USD 250
We’ve already seen Artsy provide a way for anyone to browse the world’s art, with facilities to buy a piece for themselves. However, a lot of original art isn’t in the budget of typical households. ARTtwo50 is a platform that sells one-off pieces for USD 250, with users able to see what it might look like in their home through augmented reality. READ MORE…

iPad app enables homeowners to buy original art for USD 250

We’ve already seen Artsy provide a way for anyone to browse the world’s art, with facilities to buy a piece for themselves. However, a lot of original art isn’t in the budget of typical households. ARTtwo50 is a platform that sells one-off pieces for USD 250, with users able to see what it might look like in their home through augmented reality. READ MORE…

Uruguay forces businesses to reveal tax payments via QR codes
We recently saw how US restaurant Harney Sushi is teaching its customers about sustainability in the fishing industry through edible QR codes placed onto its meals. In another campaign to offer transparency to consumers, the Uruguay Tres Milliones scheme is now making it mandatory for high street stores and restaurants to place QR code stickers on their premises, detailing information about how they pay tax. READ MORE…

Uruguay forces businesses to reveal tax payments via QR codes

We recently saw how US restaurant Harney Sushi is teaching its customers about sustainability in the fishing industry through edible QR codes placed onto its meals. In another campaign to offer transparency to consumers, the Uruguay Tres Milliones scheme is now making it mandatory for high street stores and restaurants to place QR code stickers on their premises, detailing information about how they pay tax. READ MORE…