Expert Interview with Matina Agio of The Inheritance MuseMatina Agio

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.

Overstone Art Market Liquidity Insights 2020Harco van den Oever - Overstone Art

While 2020 was clearly a volatile year in the art market, the second half included sustained online activity. Although the market contracted 40% in volume, the total number of offered lots sold well, and the overall market liquidity (as measured by the Overstone liquidity scoring system) rose over 2020. Our Expert Guest, Harco van den Oever, CEO of Overstone Art tells us more.

Expert Interview with Natasha Herman of Redbone BinderyNatasha Herman Redbone Bindery at Work

Natasha Herman of Redbone Bindery in Amsterdam explains the joys and risks of conserving antiquarian books for private collectors and museums. Her clients include the Royal University of Groningen and the Canadian Photography Institute.

Displaying Art Collections in Space HotelsView on earth from space hotel

With a nascent space tourism sector looking to move humankind into orbit sometime this decade, why not ponder a museum-quality art collection while we gaze from a space hotel at beautiful planet Earth? Our guest writer, Chloe Aboud, tells us more.

Luxury Display and Care of Light-Sensitive GemstonesEmerald-ring-diamond-earrings-in-gold

Gemstones such as emeralds, aquamarines and kunzite need special care due their light sensitivity if we are to display them in luxury retail environments. Our guest writer, Chloe Aboud, tells us more.

What are the Lindisfarne Gospels?Carpet page from the Lindisfarne Gospels with stylised cross and colourful knot work.

The Lindisfarne Gospels (created in 715 AD by Bishop Eadfrith) consist of 259 leaves of vellum (calf skin) depicting the four gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.

The State of Art ProtectionBill Anderson, ArtGuard

Our guest writer, Bill Anderson of ArtGuard, looks at the current state of art protection technologies for museums and private collections.

Museum Deaccessioning vs. The Thriving Online Art MarketChloe Aboud

The stark contrast between the buzzing art market in 2021 and the grappling museum industry could not be more pronounced. Our guest writer, Chloe Aboud comments on how museum deaccessioning could help the museum sector to survive the pandemic.

Webinar: Fine Art & Specie Insurance for SuperyachtsWebinar on Fine Art and Specie Insurance for Superyachts

This webinar explores the risks and solutions for fine art and specie in the hostile marine environment. Risks include UV, saline air and physical movement, which can lead to either gradual deterioration of the items or their complete destruction.

Protecting the Value of Fine Art and Luxury Items with ArtRatio DashboardRetro compass old map

ArtRatio is launching a pilot programme to help collectors and retailers estimate the risk of gradual damage on art and luxury items, pre-empting potential drops in market value and proving good ownership to insurers.