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Alexander Gilkes Takes the Art World Digital with Paddle8. Most auctioneers spend years training for their first -major sale.

Alexander Gilkes Takes the Art World Digital with Paddle8

Not so Alexander Gilkes, who just 12 months after arriving in New York to serve as the marketing director at Phillips de Pury & Company, suddenly found himself wielding the gavel for its 2009 Latin American auction at the insistence of his boss, Simon de Pury. “I was terrified,” Gilkes recalls. But de Pury’s hunch that his protégé, whom he had personally plucked from Krug, would be a natural proved spot-on. “I’ve seen hundreds of auctioneer starts,” says the former Phillips chairman, himself one of the world’s great auctioneers. “But I’d never seen anybody who was absolutely masterly from the first. Any vestiges of terror had long since dissolved by the night, this past fall, when Gilkes conducted the live auction for the Lunchbox Fund, which provides meals to South African schoolkids.

The inspiration for Paddle8 came via the charity auctions that Gilkes is still frequently invited to conduct. Are Top Online Art Auction Sites Successful? As we’ve promised, we’re back with some of the best online art auction houses and online art auction sites in the world.

Are Top Online Art Auction Sites Successful?

Vast majority of them started as startups, being backed by financial angels and venture capital. Over the years, many of them received tens of millions of dollars via investors funding – some even more than a hundred million. Kunst unabhängiger Künstler online kaufen & verkaufen! Exclusive Art Prints by the world's finest Digital Artists. The Truth About the Murky Online Art Market. Online art sales are on the rise.

The Truth About the Murky Online Art Market

London-based art market research group ArtTactic and the Hiscox Group, a Bermuda-based insurance company, estimate that the online art and collectibles market will see an annual growth rate of 19 percent for each of the next four years, with profits increasing from approximately $1.57 billion in 2013 to $3.76 billion in 2018. The-Hiscox-online-art-trade-report-new-version.

Welcome to France’s online art market. “Our SEO [search engine optimisation] is very efficient and our online presence has been increasingly reinforced since the appointment of our current director, Rodica Seward, in 2004.

Welcome to France’s online art market

She immediately understood the importance of investing in this tool.” At Millon & Associés, online developments grew swiftly thanks to the innovative vision of Alexandre Millon, who was just 26 when he took over the company. Anne-Sophie Joncoux-Pilorget, its head of communication and marketing, says: “We firmly believe in online sales. The Truth About the Murky Online Art Market. 20130516-%20Rapport%20Hiscox%20-%20Le%20march%C3%A9%20de%20l'art%20en%20ligne%20en%202013.pdf. Plante_Louis-Philippe_2013_memoire.pdf. Number of Internet Users (2014) Around 40% of the world population has an internet connection today (view all on a page ).

Number of Internet Users (2014)

In 1995, it was less than 1%. The number of internet users has increased tenfold from 1999 to 2013. The first billion was reached in 2005. The second billion in 2010. The third billion in 2014. Users * estimate for July 1, 2016 ** Internet User = individual who can access the Internet at home, via any device type and connection. Source: Internet Live Stats ( Elaboration of data by International Telecommunication Union (ITU), World Bank, and United Nations Population Division. Internet Users by Region As of July 1, 2013: Oceania Source: Internet Live Stats (elaboration of data by International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and United Nations Population Division). Internet Users by Country In 2014, nearly 75% (2.1 billion) of all internet users in the world (2.8 billion) live in the top 20 countries. Definitions User An individual who has access to the Internet at home.

Indianartcollectors. Most collectors have mixed feelings about buying Art online store and avoid shopping online entirely, but in recent years this has changed very dramatically.


A look at the number of online stores in this country alone is enough of a hint. The internet has truly changed life as we once knew it. Interview, Rencontre avec Éric Angiboust. Stratégie : Muzéo marie l'art à la décoration. Le meilleur de l'art, Eric Angiboust, en a fait son quotidien.

Stratégie : Muzéo marie l'art à la décoration

Après une carrière au top niveau dans la grande distribution, il cherche une entreprise à reprendre et « tombe » sur Muzéo. Les deux fondateurs de cet atelier parisien spécialiste de la décoration et de l'encadrement de reproductions d'oeuvres d'art ont jeté les bases d'une entreprise de démocratisation de la culture. Eric Angiboust en prend la majorité et la présidence, et les aide à se structurer. « C'était déjà un modèle fantastique et il présentait trois axes d'avenir que nous avons développés, la valorisation du patrimoine culturel, les métiers d'art et les nouvelles technologies », s'enthousiasme Eric Angiboust.

Clientèle professionnelle, ouverture sur les particuliers L'expérience acquise par la trentaine de collaborateurs de Muzéo dans la connaissance des fonds iconographiques, la gestion des droits, l'impression et le design lui ont valu une belle réputation auprès des décorateurs. Made in Paris: Eric Angiboust, Muzéo, dans Paris est à vous.

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