Trends in Art

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Trends and Developments in the Art Finance Industry

By Regina de Con Cossío

Art and finance are tied together closer now than ever before. An increasing number of collectors understand the value of art as more than an attractive asset; the investment value of art collection has become an activity worth investigating further as confidence in the art market grows rapidly, along with sales. 

Of the aspects of art and finance which are growing consistently, these are some of the most widespread trends which are likely to develop and expand in the future:

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Top Figurative Painting Sales in Auction Houses

By Sybaris Collection

Since the popularity of the internet and online purchasing, globalism has allowed a strengthened art market to take shape, as artists and works previously found only in regional markets began to dot the landscapes of New York, Paris, and London in record numbers. In the early years of this new era, contemporary and abstract works by international artist were found everywhere, and figurative art seemed only a blip on the screen of art sales.  However, along with the shift in world attention to the conflicts humans have been suffering for thousands of years (with the focus on recent events), so have artists been using the human experience in a more basic form of expression: Figurative art. It has it been climbing the ranks of art sales as it grows in popularity by art collectors and has been in a relative boom for the last 10 years. A March 2017 Sotheby’s London sale provided several multimillion dollar sales in Figurative works. With a drastic increase in Figurative art auction sales, one may wonder if this is a lasting development or simply a short-lived fad. Let’s discover some of the reasons why…and proof of…its explosive growth.

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10 artists to follow on Instagram

By Sybaris Collection

During this contingency, some artists have used their Instagram to develop special projects. Beyond that, we select some of the most interesting accounts on this social network, where artists use artistic possibilities to produce extraordinary pieces. Follow them right now!

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The top 10 films where art plays a leading role

By Sybaris Collection

The relationship between cinema and art has produced extraordinary results. In this list, we chose 10 titles of films in which art is one of the main characters: the works dialogue with the protagonists or project transcendent meanings so that the spectator has different possibilities of interpretation. As in no other period, during the 21st century the cinema has been interested in art to establish surprising aesthetic dialogues and here we can see a sample of the most outstanding ones. The list is arranged chronologically.

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5 movies (fiction) about artists

By Sybaris Collection

The relationship between art and cinema has resulted in very attractive films. We selected 5 film titles about relevant classical artists. We take into account the importance of the character and his legacy in art, but also the aesthetic quality of films and their influence on cinema. We order them according to their year of appearance.

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