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Alexander Gilkes Takes the Art World Digital with Paddle8. Most auctioneers spend years training for their first -major sale. 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. 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. For a man banking on next-gen innovation, Gilkes comes across as decidedly old-world. 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. 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.

Since a lot of enlisted companies are private, which means that they usually do not release exact sales figures, we were not able to find information on revenues of all companies, but don’t worry, there’s a lot – a lot – of other data. 500px start page Online Art Auction Sites – Startups Unlimited Now, back to the question from the title: are top online art auction sites successful? Aditya Julka (left) and Alexander Gilkes of Paddle8 – photo by Buck Ennis Paddle8 Paddle8 is an online auction house that was founded in 2011. Heritage Auction Heritage Auction Galleries is an auction house that was established back in 1976 in Dallas.

Artnet Auctionata Artsy. KUNST-ONLINE | Kunst unabhängiger Künstler online kaufen & verkaufen! Curioos | 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. 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. This is based on the companies' recent joint study of online art-buying platforms, which sought to determine what percentage of people are using sites like Auctionata, Paddle8, 1stdibs, Artspace, Artsy, Artuner, and Artfinder, what they are buying, and for how much.

The report, though extensive, is not exhaustive. Artnet Worldwide Corporation, the owner of artnet News, also owns and operates artnet Auctions, an online auction house and marketplace that sells fine art. How much money are online art sales sites actually making? This is a tricky question, because very few of the sites surveyed actually shared this data.

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. 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. We are currently present on the Barnebys platform but also on all the websites that support auctions.” Practical, fast and unobtrusive purchase is what clients want. Millon & Associés went even further by setting up three online-only auction houses.

“We have a hit on our online sales,” says Ms Joncoux-Pilorget. Osenat is another auction house that has embraced the importance of a solid online presence. But who are the latest clients of these 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 ). 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. The chart and table below show the number of global internet users per year since 1993: 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 Definitions User An individual who has access to the Internet at home. Internet Sources References. 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. From the unleashing of a virtually limitless pool of information that keeps on growing exponentially to being able to buy almost anything and have it delivered at your doorstep, not to forget being able to stay in touch with near ones who are far away; the internet is here to stay and in more ways than one, has liberated us.

When it comes to buying Art online, the pros outweigh the cons in a huge way. Moving on, from a collector’s point of view, shopping for Artwork on the internet makes is a pleasing experience. 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. 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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