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Welcome to ArtChain Global’s news feed and blog. The world of art is witnessing a revolution, stay up to date with the latest on events, media releases and partnerships as we build a new level of trust and security.

Christmas is just over a month away and as an artist the “Silly Season” is a great way to sell more of your art than usual. If you haven’t started looking at promoting your art for Christmas yet, it’s not too late....

Stories about art fraud and forgery are all too common and often featured in the media. Simply said, art forgery is the creating and/or selling of artworks which are falsely credited to other (and mostly famous) artists. There are three types of art forgers....

The discussion of when you can call yourself a bona fide artist is an age old question. There are many definitions of what an artist is and if you ask 100 different people you’ll probably get 100 different answers....

Pricing your artwork can be hard, especially when you’re just starting out. Here are handy tips that can help you decide how much to charge per painting....

Selling original artwork requires some planning. These are useful tips on selling real artwork and one step to creating a more trusted art community....

Artists put a lot of time and energy in creating your art and you want the whole world to take notice. This is relatively easy if you’re an established artist, but it requires a lot more effort for up and coming artist. Here are our top 10 tips on getting your artwork noticed....

Artists put a lot of time and energy in creating your art and you want the whole world to take notice. This is relatively easy if you’re an established artist, but it requires a lot more effort for up and coming artist. Here are our top 10 tips on getting your artwork noticed....

Austrade recently invited ArtChain Global to China as part of an Australian delegation on a ‘Blockchain Mission’ in September 2018.. The mission has been organised by Austrade in partnership with the Australian Digital Commerce Association (ADCA), the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (DIIS) and Melbourne Blockchain Centre....

ArtChain Global will be a decentralised art title registry system built on the security of the blockchain platform. The goal is for ArtChain Global to be the most trustworthy reference point for buyers and sellers around the world, to increase the liquidity of art and collectables and to collaborate with artists, galleries, collectors and online platforms worldwide. Register to find out more...

Liquidity might be increased on a global scale should technologies associated with blockchain eliminate the ‘human factor’ in artwork. In this new world equipped with blockchain authentication, ordering from half a world away could be as easy as talking to your local artist and in that case the number of trusting buyers could increase dramatically....

Liquidity might be increased on a global scale should technologies associated with blockchain eliminate the ‘human factor’ in artwork. In this new world equipped with blockchain authentication, ordering from half a world away could be as easy as talking to your local artist and in that case the number of trusting buyers could increase dramatically....

The ArtChain Global platform will use blockchain technology to search, track and trade authentic artwork. It is a permanent digital record for all artwork as it moves through the sale and resale life. The platform will incorporate a royalty tracking and payable system to provide an efficient way to manage artist’s income and ongoing royalty entitlements....

ArtChain Global says that it has signed up some of Australia’s best independent galleries art dealers and galleries, and is confident that forgery can become a thing of the past using new technologies such as blockchain to verify the origins and ownership of works of art....

ArtChain Global is thrilled to announce a new strategic partnership with Airwire, making it easier to send and receive crypto currencies using social media. This is of particular benefit for those without any digital currency experience or first time users....

ArtChain Global’s weekly report is a way to keep investors and those interested in blockchain technology (and art!) up to date with our achievements and progress. ArtChain Global is on track, on time and the platform will come to life in November 2018 after rigorous testing in coming months....

From this week, the ArtChain Global team will publish a weekly report to everyone involved with us in the journey....

The Financial Review interviewed Artchain Global's Kay Sprague CEO and Cameron MacQueen COO on how blockchain technology can help to end art forgery and enhance trading of art, and noted the sizable support shown for the platform by key members of the art world. ...

The nexus between Blockchain and the world of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has been broken. Blockchain has the potential to radically change the way information is stored and controlled. Listen to 3CR Podcast Communication Breakdown interviewing Sharon Orbell....

Former First Assistant Secretary of Australia, Mr. McLean, has joined ArtChain Global (hereinafter referred to as ACG) as a senior adviser, making him the top former Australian government official to join the blockchain industry. During his tenure at the Australian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. McLean was in charge of Asian affairs, with extensive artistic resources and government connections in Australia and other Asian countries. This will help ACG to connect more efficiently with high-level art organizations across Asia, accelerating ACG’s application in the art world. ...

DOMINIC POWELL / Monday, April 30, 2018 Byron Ding, Greg Adamson, Kay Sprague, Cameron MacQueen, Sharon Orbell. Source: Supplied. A Melbourne-founded startup aiming to put high-value artworks on the blockchain has raised......

Is it all tech hot air? ArtsHub spoke with a gallerist and an artist to get their opinion on whether the blockchain revolution will significantly impact what they do. Blockchain......

Blockchain will transform our worldview in the arts in a way not unlike photography transformed it in the 19th century. It’s a paradigmatic change. – artist JOHN YOUNG Blockchain technology......

Digital, IoT, data science and security focus. Swinburne University of Technology has unveiled a new innovation precinct, including a $7 million redevelopment of a heritage fire station to serve as......

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