artist trends

Nigerian Artists …

Two unique artists to follow. This week, we’re bringing you another edition of our monthly ‘Top male and female artists from…’ series. Let us introduce to you: Njideka Akunyili Crosby, ranked 900 globally, and No. 2 in Nigeria, and Emeka Ogboh ranked 941 globally, and No. 3 in Nigeria. (Otobong Nkanga is No.1 in Nigeria, but…

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South Korean artists topping the ranks

Welcome to the new year!Over here in Berlin, it’s still grey, it’s still cold and we’re still locked down, so we thought we’d take you travelling instead to the beautiful, bountiful in culture, art, fashion, and bibimbap: South Korea. That’s right, it’s time for the next of our ‘Top Male…

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Top Ranked Artists from New Zealand

We’re introducing something a little new. Each month we will select a country to deliver details on it’s top-ranking artists. To begin this journey, we introduce the top-ranked male and female artist from New Zealand. Simon Denny, Ranked 243 Globally, and No. 1 in New Zealand. and Francis Upritchard Ranked 1394 globally,…

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Discovering upcoming artists.

We provide manifold ways to discover artists. One such being, exploring the “Top 100 Upcoming Young Artists” list. You’ll find all kinds of talented trail-blazers there. Perhaps you would stumble across the works of French sculpturist Marguerite Humeau. Though ‘upcoming’ is perhaps the wrong descriptor, having had her graduation piece “Lucy from Back, Herebelow, Formidable…

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Different styles, similar successes.

As per usual we’ve been playing with our data and this week our attention was caught by artists who have seen a significant increase in ranking in the last 5 years. With completely different approaches, techniques, themes and mediums, two of these artists are; Vienna based Italian, Pablo Chiereghin, and New…

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Auction at Christie’s / collectors facts

Being the multifaceted platform that we are, we have a myriad of different users coming from completely different spectrums of the art world. Today we’re sliding into your inbox from the collector’s realm, and we’d like to show how you can use Artfacts as a tool to assist you when purchasing artworks.…

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There’s power in numbers.

Today we’re redirecting your gaze, shifting it away from the individual artist to explore that of the Collective instead. What are the purported benefits of being in a collective? Is there freedom enabled by working together? A blending of interdisciplinary fields, ideas, skills, and opinions allowing room for greater statements…

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Persistence and perseverance predict promising progression.

This week we’re once again delivering some special artists to your inbox. We wanted to focus on living artists with a long career, because let’s be honest, although it is the wish of many, it’s no small task. We tend to believe that artist success is created early and quickly, sometimes…

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Discover new talent with Artfacts.

Artfacts tracks over half a million artists, so it’s easy and fun to discover new talent that you’ve never heard of before.  Today we were looking for artists born after 1980, and we zoomed in on the Dutch artist Christien Meindertsma, the Australian duo The Tissue Culture & Art Project (Oron Catts &…

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