(Portuguese only) Caçadores de tesouros querem democratizar negócio da arte

A ChaseArt propõe-se a descobrir obras de arte com potencial de valorização e a comercializá-las por parcelas, como uma empresa cotada em bolsa. O portefólio inicial da ChaseArt inclui ainda máscaras artesanais do povo Chokwe, presente em Angola. A startup sediada em Nova Iorque quer promovê-las dentro de um objetivo alargado de valorização da cultura africana, cujo interesse nos Estados Unidos da América, dizem os fundadores da empresa, tem vindo a crescer em sintonia com o movimento Black Lives Matter.

How Blockchain Changed The Art World in 2018

2018 has brought both highs and lows to the art market. One of the most notable changes was the increase in vibrant conversation around blockchain, which is being introduced to broaden the market’s transparency, track ownership and provenance, and provide an infrastructure for the tokenization of fractional artwork sales.

A restoration work that discovered a masterpiece.

The restoration of the altarpiece, which began with a study of the painting by a consortium of international experts in 2012, has revealed that a substantial amount of it was reworked in the 16th century, about 120 years after it was originally painted.