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6 Creative Apps for Artists

The Latest By October 5, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

  Inspiration strikes when you least expect it, and while physical sketchbooks are great for jotting down ideas, they aren’t always the most convenient things to have on hand. Now, with apps that allow you to sketch and design on the go, all you need is your phone or tablet to bring a stroke of inspiration to life. The apps…

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Introducing Vango Studio’s Video Content Playbook

The Latest, Video By September 12, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

Given the visual nature of art, it is surprising that artists and the art world in general haven’t yet dominated the video medium. In Vango’s survey on what collectors want from artists, a majority of collectors said that they would like to see video bios. Another thing we’ve found is that artists who do have video bios are 18% more…

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Art & Tech: The conversations we should be having

Art Market, The Latest By September 7, 2017 Tags: , , , No Comments

  Last week, I went to an Art & Tech panel titled “Driving radical change – How fast are startups transforming the art industry” sponsored by Open Austria in San Francisco. It touted : “While startups and innovators have been rapidly changing all aspects of our life, the world of arts and culture with its long-standing traditions and stable, publicly…

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8 Art podcasts to inspire artists and art lovers

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

Podcasts have long been a great tool for listening on the go, but in more recent times have expanded to delve into the subjects of art and culture. These podcasts discuss varying aspects of the art world, ranging from exhibition reviews and discussions on contemporary art, to tips for artists to grow their business. As a bonus, many of them…

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How we can work together to change the art industry

Art Market By August 24, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

Last month I wrote a blog series in response to the Hiscox report, analyzing how the online art world (galleries, online marketplaces, collectors) had done the past year and what the path forward was (hint: I told them to wake up). I also identified one glaring hole in the report: They forgot to talk about the artist point of view, which…

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We want to be your Theo Van Gogh – Vango Studio’s Vision || Why I started Vango

Art Market, The Latest By August 22, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

Since launching Vango Studio, I have had a lot of artists ask ‘What is Vango’s vision?’, and more personally, ‘Why did you start Vango?’ In this video, I answer both of these questions as well as give you a little glimpse into the life experiences that led me to start Vango. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the…

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Charting a path forward: Shaking up the Art World

The Latest By July 14, 2017 Tags: , , , , , 11 Comments

Two months ago, as we celebrated our three year anniversary, Vango kicked off this blog series with a look at how we fit into the art world. Since then we’ve examined the online art space as a whole and considered how we could improve it. As part of this reflection, we thought we could do more to deliver on our…

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The Online Art Market Series Part IV – The (Forgotten) Artist Experience

Art Market, The Latest By July 7, 2017 Tags: , , , , , 1 Comment

When I read this report it struck me at the end that they did not include the voice of the artist–a key component in this art selling equation some might say (not sarcasm). How is it that they interviewed buyers, gallerists, and online platforms, but not artists?  What did artists have to say about all this? What were their struggles…

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