As usual, this third edition of the artnet Intelligence Report offers our expert breakdown of the latest trends and developments in the art market—but it also offers something different. To celebrate artnet’s 30th anniversary, we have taken an in-depth look into how the art world has evolved over the past three decades from a boutique business sector into a full-blown global industry.
The National Arts Council (NAC) today announced the Arts Resource Hub (ARH) initiative, targeted at freelance arts practitioners in Singapore planning to develop their careers. The ARH aims to enable arts freelancers to unlock new opportunities and grow meaningful careers for the long term. As part of the initiative’s pilot phase, a beta version of its online resource portal is now live. The ARH website aggregates useful resources in areas such as financial planning, career development and legal knowledge. This information will empower arts freelancers, from art-makers and programmers to those behind the scenes, to navigate the cultural sector, and build capacity for a viable portfolio career.
The Director of the Fiji Arts Council Peni Cavuilagi says they have been receiving grants from government through the Department of Culture and Heritage over the years.
More international exposure is needed so local artists can discover new opportunities for improvement.
This report tells an encouraging story of a Visual Arts audience that is socially varied, intellectually curious and increasingly dominated by a new generation, enthusiastic to engage.
New research finds that visual arts appeal disproportionately to millennials and Generation Z – but warns the sector needs to understand the barriers faced by less culturally experienced visitors.