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The Art of Profit: Investing in your future with Intent Gallery Dubai

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Source: Khaleej Times

In recent years, art has emerged as a popular asset class for the wealthy. In 2023, global art sales increased by three year-on-year to an estimated $67.8 billion, bringing the market higher than its pre-pandemic level in 2019 (Art Basel and UBS Art Market Report 2023).

With a notable surge in interest from Middle Eastern collectors, the allure lies not just in the aesthetic value but in the appreciating financial worth of these artworks. Furthermore, according to the Deloitte Private Art & Finance Report 2023, an average of 89 per cent of stakeholders believe art should be part of a wealth management offering, as compared to 65 per cent in 2011.

Art as an investment is not only about owning beautiful pieces but also about safeguarding and growing one’s wealth. In this context, Intent Gallery, founded in 2023 by Angelina Asiakina has quickly become a central figure in downtown Dubai’s art scene.

Read more: https://www.khaleejtimes.com/kt-network/the-art-of-profit-investing-in-your-future-with-intent-gallery-dubai

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Saturday Art Market opens May 25 at Big Ole Park

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Source: Echo Press

The Saturday Art Market is an exciting opportunity for locals and visitors to gather at Big Ole Park on the north end of Broadway in Alexandria every Saturday this summer.

Attendees will be able to visit with local artists and shop their offerings. Coffee and food items will be available near the market and there will be live music every weekend.

The Art Market, which is held next to Alexandria’s Farmer’s Market, runs every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., May 25 through Aug. 31. Music will run from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. each Saturday.

Read more: https://www.echopress.com/news/saturday-art-market-opens-may-25-at-big-ole-park

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Art Market Seeks Its Footing After Stumbling Sales and a Hack at Christie’s

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Source: The New York Times

Estimates are still soaring past the $20 million mark and canvases still bear the signatures of dependable ringers like Warhol, Basquiat and Picasso. But there is a shadow looming over the spring auction season that begins Monday.

A cyberattack at Christie’s brought down the company’s website on Thursday, and as of Sunday morning, Christie’s had not yet regained control of it. On Sunday evening, in his first public statement since the cyberattack, Guillaume Cerutti, the chief executive of Christie’s, confirmed that eight auctions would proceed as scheduled, with bidding in person and by phone (the rare watches sale has been postponed until May 14). A place-holder website was set up allowing access to the digital catalogs, but did not allow online bidding. With the site down and questions still unanswered about the fate of confidential data, analysts are uncertain about the impact on buyers and sellers.

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2024/05/12/arts/design/will-auctions-revive-art-market.html

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Art Market Seeks Its Footing After Stumbling Sales and a Hack at Christie’s

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Source: The Newyork Times

Estimates are still soaring past the $20 million mark and canvases still bear the signatures of dependable ringers like Warhol, Basquiat and Picasso. But there is a shadow looming over the spring auction season that begins Monday.

A cyberattack at Christie’s brought down the company’s website on Thursday, and as of Sunday morning, Christie’s had not yet regained control of it. On Sunday evening, in his first public statement since the cyberattack, Guillaume Cerutti, the chief executive of Christie’s, confirmed that eight auctions would proceed as scheduled, with bidding in person and by phone (the rare watches sale has been postponed until May 14). A place-holder website was set up allowing access to the digital catalogs, but did not allow online bidding. With the site down and questions still unanswered about the fate of confidential data, analysts are uncertain about the impact on buyers and sellers.

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2024/05/12/arts/design/will-auctions-revive-art-market.html

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