art history

We’ve now added over a million artists to Artfacts!!!!

In celebration of reaching this monumental milestone, we’ve decided to go on a little journey back to the beginning of Artfacts in 1999 during the infamous dot-com boom, to look at the first items entered into our database. With the fast-paced world we live in forever charging forward, sometimes it’s…

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Art History is Exhibition history – the story behind ArtFacts.Net

Estimated reading time: 9 minutes. Contains 1,312 words ArtFacts.Net’s (AFN) goal is to collect information about all exhibitions since the ‘Salon des Refuges’, 1863 in Paris. The Salon des Refuges is considered the birthplace of today’s art market. Before 1863 art was first and foremost used to materialize god’s own infinitive greatness. Later…

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