- Usability and User Experience on Web DesignThursday, 27 March 2014
One of the objectives that we have when we design or create a website, is making user experience optimum. Time is short and the attention span is limited. Meeting the user experience needs requires that at all times should be offered high communication efficiency.
Usability and User experience are two concepts that are related, but not synonymous, according to the software architect, “the usability is the measure in which an user can achieve it’s goals using a tool, whilst the user experience is the way in which the user perceives the interaction with the system”.Read more...
- An art auction house: how they work, what they are, and how to start one.Wednesday, 19 March 2014
An approach to the art auction houses."The art seems only to be worth if it is in an auction house or on a wall of a museum."How does an art auction work?They are organized sales where the product is sold to the highest bidder, events that have distinct phases and competition rules. An art auction is an auction like any other, what varies is that the objects on sale are works of art.
- Andy Warhol: art, money market and consumerismMonday, 10 March 2014
"Making money is art, work is an art, and good business is the best art"Andy WarholOne of the artists of Pop Art, who united the world of art, the art, the image and the role of the artist with business, postmodernity, capitalism, mass culture and consumerism.Basis of Pop Art"Art reaches the masses."After the Second World War (between 1945-1973) United States, being the center of pop art, entered a period of economic and political prosperity. Thanks to the strong economic expansion, the population’ standard of living increased, has produced new habits and consumer behavior, there were changes in society, euphoria by new technologies, excess information from the mass media and veneration the celebrities.Read more...
- The art market at presentMonday, 03 March 2014
An approach to the art market today: its influential factors and their components.
"Art is nonmarket" Gerhard Richter
We define the "market" as the virtual environment where supply and demand for a product operates. The art market like any other market is mainly based on this principle.
The art market is composed of collectors, historians, auction houses, critics, gallery owners, managers, art consultants, museum directors dealers, curators. People that sometimes are more close to the financial side of the art world. The one that has less influence in this process is the artist.
Art and the market always coexisted, however, in recent years there was a new phenomenon: