Is AI a Commodity?mobile phone showing a commodities trading platform sits next to real life commodities

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 ComponentsBIM 3D render house blueprints energy charts green fields

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?NFT marketplace

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.

Fine Art and Photopic VisionGustav Klimt The Beethoven Frieze

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.

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.

PatentEuropean Patent Office Logo

ArtRatio has been granted a European Patent for an algorithm which dynamically balances light, revolutionising the global display of all physical goods

Which Artwork Materials Fade Most with UV?Faded Antique Colours

The most UV-sensitive artwork materials include silk, nylon, colour photographs, 20th century dyes on tinted paper and lake pigments.

Art and Colour TemperatureAbstract hand drawn oil painting on canvas

The Colour Temperature of a light source is a measure of its appearance and can decide whether the artwork appears as intended by its author.

Protecting Fine Wine Collections from Light ExposureFine Wine Collection

Wine photoactivates at visible and ultraviolet wavelengths, resulting in odours and tastes which can ruin a luxury wine collection.

Krion for Art CollectionsKRION Display Table Interior at the Nationalmuseum of Sweden

Krion is an engineered solid surface from Porcelanosa which has properties ideal for collections of art, antiquities and luxury items.