Auctioning Art: The Contemporary Role of Auctions in the Art World
The rise of artwork as a tradable commodity in the modern era has fueled the expansion of the art economy, leading to a proliferation of auctions. However, what impacts has this growth brought to the art world? Somayeh Ramezanmahi addresses this inquiry by elucidating the notion of 'artwork value'.
14 April 2024
Auctioning Art: The Contemporary Role of Auctions in the Art World 14 April 2024
The rise of artwork as a tradable commodity in the modern era has fueled the expansion of the art economy, leading to a proliferation of auctions. However, what impacts has this growth brought to the art world? Somayeh Ramezanmahi addresses this inquiry by elucidating the notion of 'artwork value'.
An Examination of Artists Making their Auction Debut in 2023 3 April 2024
In this report, Artchart conducted an analysis of artists whose artworks debuted in auctions between 2019 and 2023. Moreover, it examined artists born in the 1990s, pinpointing five individuals from this generation whose artworks had their inaugural auction appearance. 
The Market of Iranian Female Artists 16 March 2024
In its annual publications, Artchart consistently evaluates the contributions of both male and female artists. Notably, in the report from the 19th Tehran auction, there is a focused analysis on the achievements of female artists throughout all Tehran auctions. The document presented below has been meticulously prepared to offer an in-depth investigation into the market presence of...
Artchart's Annual Report (2023-2024) 12 March 2024
Artchart commenced its operations in 2018 with the primary objective of enhancing transparency within the art market, specifically concentrating on the Iranian art sector. The necessity for a platform like Artchart became apparent when the Arthall team encountered incomplete artist data, particularly concerning Iranian artists, while navigating international art market databases. Ar...
Artchart in a Short Conversation with Sunny Rahbar 3 March 2024
Artchart had a short conversation with Sunny Rahbar, one of the three founders of The Third Line Gallery in Dubai on the sidelines of Abu Dhabi Art, and talked about the gallery's long-term collaboration with the well-known Iranian artist Farhad Moshiri. You will read this conversation further.
Report on the Iranian Art Market for the Years 2023-2024 17 February 2024
The modern and contemporary art market of Iran has reverted to its pre-event state following the impact of the Corona epidemic on the global art market and domestic political and economic upheavals in 2022, indicating a growth trend. Artchart's report assesses the performance of Iranian art in both domestic and foreign auctions and also elucidates the advantages of investing in Iran...
A Primer on Art Investment Strategies and Associated Risks 14 February 2024
This article initiates a discourse on the preliminary considerations regarding the capabilities and hazards associated with art investment. Prior to delving into the merits and drawbacks of art investment, it is imperative to underscore the conceptualization of art as an asset. Within this framework, art is construed as a financially lucrative entity. Nevertheless, it is imperative...
The 19th Tehran Auction Report 10 February 2024
The 19th Tehran auction, also known as the 5th Classic and Modern Iranian Art auction, took place on January 26, 2024, at Parsian Azadi Hotel, Tehran. With a focus on both modern and classic styles, this auction featured 89 works by 69 artists, resulting in the successful sale of 82 pieces. Remarkably, the auction achieved an impressive sales rate, with 92% of the presented works fi...
Artchart in a Short Conversation with Salwa Zeidan, Founder of Salwa Zeidan Gallery 29 January 2024
Salwa Zeidan, the founder of the Salwa Zeidan Gallery, engaged in a conversation with ArtChart during the Abu Dhabi Art Fair. In the upcoming interview, the distinguished artist recounts the journey of establishing her gallery in Abu Dhabi, exploring her passion for gallery ownership and the strategies she employs. Furthermore, she discusses her collaboration with artists, with a pa...