Art History, News

The Hekking’s Mona Lisa: The Copy VS The Original

By Sybaris

What is the true value of a work of art? Since always, we have thougth originality is the most important symbolic and economical value for art. Copies has been pushed into the black list of art history thanks to the renaissance idea of the artist as a genius and his inspiration as kind-of-a-God’s virtue. But what happens when the copy of one of the most iconic paintings in history became in an “original” copy with a million dollars value?

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Art History, ARTbook, Editorial Selection, News

Nature’s Palette: A Color Reference System from the Natural World

By Sybaris

How many colors are there in nature? Are all the colors are natural? Such as time and space, color is one of the most interesting concepts and elements art and sciences are obssesed with. 200 years after the release of an extende version of  the chromatic catalog Nature’s Palette: A Color Reference System from the Natural World, Princeton University Press is presenting a version with new contributions and illustrations.

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Artists, News

5 Art Collectives for the Turner Prize

By Sybaris Collection

For the first time in the history of the Turner Prize, the contenders for this award are 5 art collectives: there is no single individual artist. The effect of the pandemic is also beginning to affect the awards, which, as in this case, seem to be sensitized by initiatives where a social aspect predominates.Read more

News, Trends in Art

The Rental of Works of Art

By Sybaris

The world has radically changed. It is not that analogous processes have become digital: social processes have changed. The ways of communicating have changed. And the way of understanding the economy has also changed. We haven’t realized it yet, but the world is going to be very different from how we knew it a couple of years ago.

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Editorial Selection, Investing in Art, News

Made You Look: A True Story of Fake Art

By Sybaris

Made You Look: A True Story of Fake Art is 2020 documentary directed by Canadian director Barry Avrich, that you can watch online either on Netflix or Mubi. The film goes through a controversy about a series of fake paintings from some of the most important artist of the 20th Centyr valued in millions of dollars. While the true is revealed, the viewer can question how could it be possible to sell fake art to  important art collectors without noticing those pieces are copies.Read more

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