Opinion by Joana Alarcão | London
Issue 02 | Virtual
To celebrate our virtual launch, we've partnered with Big Rat Studio. Big Rat produces shows that go beyond scrolling through Instagram by modelling shows in sims to be viewed on a virtual site.
Article by Katarina Lalic | London
After a year of limited art gallery visits and virtual showrooms, London Gallery Weekend is here to restart and refresh London’s jam-packed art scene. The choice is almost too much! Split across three locales, South, Central and East, visitors will be able to follow specially-curated trails or wander freely across the 130 galleries across the capital.
Article by Joe Moss | London
Article by Maddy Weavers | London
My Grandpa, the Counterfeiter
It was not uncommon for Romans to purchase copies of Greek sculptures. The contemporary buyer was not concerned with the authenticity of the artist but instead with the aesthetic. Yet this practice is no longer associated with appreciation. Instead, it is associated with forgery... for the most part at least.
Article by Alex Cutts | London
International trading in the art world is common practice. With billionaire collectors being based at all corners of the globe, trades within the industry are often dealt with overseas - where pieces face monumental customs fees upon arrival. This is where freeports come in.
Interview by Natascha Ng | London
Artist Support Pledge
Starting with a vision for a generous culture, Matthew Burrow’s innovation grew to a global ecosystem. Artist Support Pledge (ASP) has supported artists through the exceptionally challenging conditions brought by the pandemic. We spoke to ASP founder, Matthew Burrows, about how ASP is changing the landscape of the art market.
Do you have an interest in the commercial art market? We are always open to receiving new works, writing and proposals from like-minded creatives. Send us an email with a little bit about your practice and we can go from there!