Art is like a game of emotional roulette, one person's brush stroke can evoke tears while while another another evokes snores. But the beauty of art is that there's always something for everyone, even if it's just the complimentary wine at the gallery opening.
Art Museums Proven to be the Prescription for a Healthier and Happier Life
Visiting a museum reduces stress levels. Frequent visits decreased anxiety, and viewing figurative art lowered blood pressure. Additional benefits included lowered intensity of chronic pain, increased life span, and lessened the likelihood of being diagnosed with dementia.
Women and Black Female Artists Underrepresented in Billion-Dollar Auction Scene
Art by women accounts for 3.3 percent of all auction sales between 2008 and mid-2022 ($6.2 billion of $187 billion); art by Black American artists represents 2 percent ($3.6 billion); and art by Black American female artists comprises just 0.1 percent ($204.3 million).
High Net-Worth Collectors Eye NFT Masterpieces
88% of the HNW collectors that the report surveyed are interested in buying NFT-based artworks in the future.
Majority Can't Tell AI-Generated Art Apart from Human-Made Masterpieces
Hundreds of people were only able to identify one of the five AI landscape works as such. Around 75 to 85 percent of respondents guessed wrong on the other four. When they did correctly attribute an artwork to AI, it was the abstract one.
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