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The Art of Selling Out: The Most Famous Artist

Art Market, State of the Art Podcast, The Latest By November 16, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , No Comments

The Most Famous Artist. If you’re active on social media, chances are you’ve come across at least one of Matty Mo’s provocative and socially-focused projects. Vango podcast State of the Art sat down with Matty Mo to hear about how he came to be The Most Famous Artist, how his former career in marketing shapes his art practice, and what he…


The Netflix of Art: Meural

Art Market, State of the Art Podcast, The Latest By November 16, 2017 Tags: , , , No Comments

  State of the Art sat down with Vlad Vukicevic of Meural. For those of us who aren’t familiar with Meural yet, it has been described as the “Netflix of art.” A beautiful digital canvas that allows users to access tens of thousands of works of art created by diverse sources including emerging local artists, old masters, and your own…


Fine Art for the People: Twyla

Art Market, State of the Art Podcast, The Latest By November 16, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

Brian Sharples of Twyla sat down with State of the Art’s Ethan Appleby to discuss bringing fine art to the people. Former Homeaway CEO Brian Sharples now heads the Austin-based start-up Twyla, which creates limited edition fine art prints using cutting edge technology to scan and reproduce artworks at a price point that enables the artworks to be enjoyed by…


Artist you need to know: Dinara

Artist Spotlight, The Latest By November 15, 2017 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

San Jose-based artist Dinara Omarova paints abstract works that express emotions where words seem to fall short. Inspired by nature and the sense of freedom that it offers , Dinara’s abstract works embody the majesty, uninhibitedness, and beauty of the subject she represents. Unexpected and yet harmonious blends of colors sweep and dance across each of her canvases, creating dynamic…


How to Improve Your Tag Game: A Vango Guide

The Latest By November 10, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , , , , No Comments

As a member of the Artist Relations team here at Vango, I get the opportunity to speak with many Vango artists. A great deal of our conversations share a common theme: how artists can get more views and attract more collectors. There are several ways to engage more effectively with your audience on Vango, but a couple of ideas we…


Advice for Artists: The Good, Bad, Inspirational and the Plain Bizarre

The Latest By November 1, 2017 Tags: , , , , 2 Comments

  Advice for Artists   In the case of artists in particular, people always seem to have a ton of opinions on what should or shouldn’t be done, whether it’s a sensible or foolish road to go down, or how to achieve success. This advice can come in many forms- good, bad, inspirational or plain bizarre. We decided to ask…


This is what happens if you leave artist Sabet in your home alone

The Latest By October 30, 2017 Tags: , , No Comments

Artist ALI SABET recently went to Tokyo and did something quite interesting. Here’s the story in Ali’s own words: “Before I left to Tokyo my Airbnb host messaged me from Canada asking me to paint something little on his walls. In exchange, he would refund my stay and I would be able to call his place my own whenever I visited…


Fighting the Mythical Creative Block: Five Simple Steps by Penelope Przekop

Artist Post, The Latest By October 26, 2017 Tags: , , , 2 Comments

This week, we decided to ask one of our artists, Penelope Przekop,  to write a piece on how she deals with so-called “creative block”. Read what she had to say below. Many artists are consumed with the urge to create and the notion that their lives are defined by it.  Like other creatives, there are moments, days, years, when we…