LTArt Magazine

Whether you are looking to catch up on the latest art market news or searching for expert art evaluation advice, a guide to investing in art or interviews with important players in the art world, LTArt Magazine is your perfect destination for all things art! 

JUST LAUNCHED: LAPO SIMEONI'S '25.000 EURO'

Our first Pooling Investment project is now live! Become a co-owner of an amazing contemporary artwork through the purchase of NFTs.

MEET ART DISCOVERY: MASTERS IN SCIENTIFIC ANALYSIS

An LTArt interview with Dr. Curt Bilby, Executive Chairman of ArtDiscovery, a market leader for scientific analysis and technical art history in support of art authentication.


BREXIT: WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW BEFORE SHIPPING MY FINE ART?

Insights and advice from London-based fine art shipping and specialist logistics provider, Queen's.

WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO HAVE A SPECIALISED ART SHIPPING SERVICE?

Edouard Gouin, Co-founder of Convelio, in Conversation with LTArt



Q&A WITH LAPO SIMEONI, PART 2: NFTs & Fractional Ownership

In the second part of our Q&A, LTArt artist Lapo Simeoni, who has created our novel Pooling Investment project, '25.000 euro', tells us what he thinks of NFTs and fractional ownership.

Q&A WITH LAPO SIMEONI, PART I: THE STORY BEHIND '25.000 EURO'

Learn all about the story behind our pioneering Pooling Investment project, '25.000 euro', in the first part of our Q&A with the artist, Lapo Simeoni.

THE LTART OFFICE TOUR, PART 2: LAURA SANTAMARIA

In the second episode of The LTArt Office Tour, we guide you through the works of Laura Santamaria that are currently on display at our London headquarters.

THE LTART OFFICE TOUR, PART 1: DIEGO MIGUEL MIRABELLA

In the first episode of The LTArt Office Tour, we guide you through the works of Diego Miguel Mirabella that are currently on display at our London headquarters.


A GOOGLE VOICE INTERVIEW WITH FRANCESCO IRNEM

LTArt artist Francesco Irnem uses Google Voice to answer five questions related to his creative process and the wider art industry.

NFT MANIA: 5 CRYPTOARTISTS TO WATCH

Following the wave of excitement around NFTs that has taken over the art world, all eyes have now turned to CryptoArtists. To help guide you through the crowd, here's a list of the top 5 CryptoArtists to watch.

NFTs AND CRYPTOART: IS THIS THE FUTURE OF THE ART MARKET?

The LTArt team dives into the phenomenon that has been shaking up the art world for the last weeks: NFTs (Non -Fungible tokens).

ART DUBAI: AN OVERVIEW OF THE FIRST PHYSICAL ART FAIR OF 2021

After a year where physical art events have been pushed online, Art Dubai became the first international art fair to take place physically since the start of the pandemic.

Key Findings from the Art Basel & UBS Art Market 2021 Report

Art Basel and UBS 2021 report - key findings

HOW TO INVEST IN ART ON A BUDGET

What do you do if you want to invest in art, but you have a budget of £10,000 or less? There are several ways you can start collecting art without breaking the bank.

FRIEZE LONDON: THE PROS & CONS OF GOING DIGITAL

Frieze was forced, for the first time in its history, to go fully digital. Is going virtual the future of art fairs? If so, what are the pros and cons?

ART & HEALING: WHAT ROLE DOES ART PLAY IN MENTAL HEALTH?

Art therapy is based on the theory that art and creativity are powerful tools for improving health and wellbeing, but what exactly is the relationship between art and mental health? Does art really have the power to ‘heal’? 

ART AT WORK: CAN ART BOOST PERFORMANCE?

If art can reduce negative feelings, then it would make sense to say that it can also improve concentration, productivity and motivation. So, what role does art really play in the workplace? Does it have the power to boost performance?


SECOND LOCKDOWN: HOW WILL IT AFFECT THE ART MARKET?

What can lessons learned from the first UK lockdown tell us about the impact of the second on art and cultural institutions? What will its effect on the art market be?

Pandemic Art: How Have Artists Depicted Past Illnesses And What Can Be Learned?

What can art created in previous pandemics tell us about surmounting Covid-19? In an attempt to answer this, we’ve looked back at two of the most famous pandemics in history: the bubonic plague and the 1918 flu pandemic.

WEBINAR RECAP: HOW ART CAN IMPROVE YOUR WORKING DAY

During our last webinar, we discussed the positive effects of art on mental health when working from home. Here's a recap of the key points we discussed, plus important links.

HOW WILL BREXIT AFFECT THE ART MARKET?

As of January 1st, 2021, the UK has officially left the European Union, with both parties having finally managed to secure a deal just days before the deadline. But what implications does the new Trade Deal have on the art market? How will it affect the way the art world does business? Here are a few predictions we've explored.

THE BOOM OF FRACTIONAL OWNERSHIP: A COVID SUCCESS STORY

How has fractional ownership grown during the pandemic and why is it increasingly becoming the most attractive investment option. 

RECORD-BREAKING AUCTIONS: WHY ARE THEY ON THE RISE?

What are some of the most expensive artworks to have ever been sold at auction, and why do record-breaking auction performances seem to be on the rise?

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY INTERVIEW WITH LTART CEO FRANCESCA CASIRAGHI

 In honour of International Women's Day, we caught up with London Trade Art CEO, Francesca Casiraghi, to see how she views gender disparity in the art world today. 

THE RISE OF MILLENNIAL ART BUYERS: WHAT ARE THEY LOOKING FOR?

Millennials are now the fastest-growing segment of collectors, purchasing and spending more than any other segment in the market. But, who are the millennials and what is the millennial generation looking for?

8 Female Artists Forgotten By History… until now!

Undeniably, some female artists have become more famous now than they were in the past; however, a great majority of female artists remain overlooked by history. Today, we shine a spotlight on eight of these ‘forgotten’ female artists.

ABC’s Of Art Evaluation, Chapter 3

Contemporary Art Market: What are the current trends and how do they influence the market of a specific artist?

Top Exhibitions to See in London Now

Now that museums and galleries have mostly re-opened, we can once again flock to art exhibitions to show our support and enjoy seeing our favourite pieces of art in a new light.

IS FRACTIONAL OWNERSHIP A SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENT OPTION?

Could fractional ownership encourage and act as an entry point for a new wave of younger buyers to invest in the art market? And, if so, does it make for a good investment?

THE MOST CONTROVERSIAL TATE PURCHASES... THAT PAID OFF!

 Let’s take a look at two of the Tate's most disputed purchases.

LAPO SIMEONI: FROM FAMILY TO SOCIETY, TO THE CONNECTION OF EVERYTHING
ART FREE PORTS: A HIDDEN MUSEUM

Have you ever heard about Art Free Ports? A drab compound of blocky grey majestic warehouses surrounded by a barbed-wire fence is the contemporary shape of a jewellery box.

AN INVESTIGATION INTO TODAY AND TOMORROW’S PERCEPTION: IN THE STUDIO WITH IRNEM

A compelling conversation with Francesco Irnem

The ABC's of Art Evaluation, Chapter 2

Introducing the 'ABC's of Art Evaluation', our guide to making smart art investments.

Objects of desire: when passions become investments

Is investing in passions a millionaire habit? Actually you don’t have to be a petrolhead to enjoy the benefits of portfolio diversification that passion investments can bring beyond the intrinsic emotional added value.

The ABC’s of Art Evaluation, Chapter 1

How do I know I’m paying a fair price when I buy art? Can I afford it? Will it be a smart investment? 

THE CONTEMPORARY VISUAL ART MARKET AND FUTURE PERSPECTIVES

Similarly to other industries, the art market operates in a two-tier system, where the primary market is for first-time sales, while the secondary for resale.

LAURA SANTAMARIA’S STUDIO VISIT

A meditative space-time journey. This is how I would sum-up Laura Santamaria’s studio visit: an experience full of energy and emotional involvement, thanks both to the compelling conversation with the artist and her intense work. 

ART & TECH: DIGITAL TOOLS LANDED IN ART BASEL AND IT MIGHT JUST BE THE BEGINNING

It is a fact that technology is becoming a strategic tool among art stakeholders: the digitalization in the art market and the search of alternative solutions to attract newcomers is an unstoppable process. 

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