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Art in the Age of Analytics

Big Data analytics has the potential to highlight the traceability which exists naturally in the Art World. And yet it seems that data lives in silos in the art world, speaking volumes but never heard.

Natural Light in Museums

Art collections can reside in museums, corporations or private residences. This article discusses how the trend towards greener, healthier and more sustainable buildings requires architects to reconcile the need for increased daylighting with the need to protect fragile art collections.

Price Traceability in the Art World

This article looks at how ArtRatio links disparate data silos into one coherent real-time value chain linked to the art market price.

Monetisation of Cultural Assets

Museums rely heavily on foundations, trusts and personal contributions against a backdrop of government budget cuts. Is it time for museums to play a more profitable role in the global art market

How to Protect Art from Sunlight

This article shows how to protect art from sunlight using smart glass (also known as electro-optic glass or switchable glass). This involves not only reducing light exposure on museum quality works of art but also allowing exhibition of the object in human photopic vision.

The Relationship of Art and Economics

Antique Art and The Light Spectrum

How UV, IR and visible light affects antiques and fragile art.

The Waterloo Map of 1815

Protecting the original map of the 1815 Battle of Waterloo from light damage and electrostatic charge build-up.

Torres Guitars and Relative Humidity

An original Spanish guitar, hand-built in 1888 by Antonio de Torres.

The Royal Town Charter of Pinoso

King Ferdinand VII of Spain and the Royal Town Charter of Pinoso (Alicante province)

Cavanilles and the Flora of Valencia

1795 work by Cavanilles ‘Observations on the History, Geography and Agriculture of the Kingdom of Valencia’