Byzantium hugely influenced orthodoxy and design, both elements being reflected in architecture, artistic style in painting and the decorative arts; in particular jewellery.Why is the Kimono considered Art?
Why is the kimono considered art, and is it a collectible? We look at the various elaborate and unique aspects that make a kimono a highly prized, valuable work of art with collector demand.Collectors: How to find your art style
What is art style, and how does it guide successful collecting? We show that it is buying what you love, combined with the necessary education and due diligence, that leads to multi-faceted rewards of collecting art.Is AI a Commodity?
Artificial intelligence cannot be considered a commodity, since the property of ‘having intelligence’ is not tradable or fungible. We argue that AI happily exists today as a highly differentiated technology in an imperfect market with huge opportunities for innovation.Art Tech: Works of Art as Architectural BIM Components
Architects are now poised to incorporate ‘digital twins’ of artworks into their 3D building models to optimise their conservation, visibility, security and visitor experience during the design of the building.Why are NFTs bad for the environment?
With global concern over the environmental impact of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), there is a growing movement to limit energy-intensive mining and trading of crypto-assets on the blockchain.Should Kim Kardashian have worn THAT dress?
Kim Kardashian’s controversial entrance at the 2022 Met Gala in Marilyn Monroe’s iconic “Happy Birthday Mr. President” glass dress has raised questions around ethics amongst textile conservators and the general public.Fine Art and Photopic Vision
It is only with photopic (or daylight) vision that collectors and artworld professionals can enjoy or appraise colours and details on fine art with clarity.Color Rendering for Museum-Quality Art
Understanding color rendering for museum-quality art in the context of the magical paintings by Joaquín Sorolla, 19th century Spanish ‘painter of light’Expert Interview with Matina Agio of The Inheritance Muse
Matina Agio of The Inheritance Muse in Athens shares her insights on the dynamic, emotional and creative forces involved in managing the process of inheritance.