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Members of the management team of the new company, L to R: Patrick van der Vorst, Head of Auctionata UK and Founder of Valuemystuff.com; Johannes Riedl, Chief Operating Officer; Aditya Julka, Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer and Co-Founder of Paddle8; Susanne Zacke, Chief Marketplace Officer and Co-Founder of Auctionata; Alexander Zacke, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Auctionata; Osman Khan, EVP and Chief Executive Officer for The Americas and Co-Founder of Paddle8; Christof Schminke, Chief Marketing Officer; Alexander Gilkes, EVP and Chief Innovation Officer and Co-Founder of Paddle8; Artashes Torosyan, Chief Technology Officer; Jan Thiel, Deputy Chief Executive Officer; Martin Heyne, Chief Auction Officer

Auctionata and Paddle8 Will Merge, Marking a Shift in the Online Art Market

Signaling that the once-scrappy online art market is maturing, two of the field’s most prominent start-ups, Auctionata and Paddle8, have announced that they will merge. The deal between the two online auctioneers creates a newly formed company that will lay claim to 793,000 registered … Read More


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In Season-Starting Sales, Auctionata Aims for ‘Broader Audience’

This week, Kenny Schachter brought us up to speed on the sales to watch this season. Here’s another to add to the list, from the online world: the web-based auction house Auctionata is opening the season with a two-session sale on September … Read More


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Auctionata Bets Monet Seller That It Can Outperform Amazon, With Proceeds Going to Charity

Auctionata’s “Fine Arts Week” online art auctions, which offer Old Master and 19th-century paintings as well as Impressionist, modern, and contemporary works, seem to be off to a fine start. On June 20, the company set a new record for its sales, moving an enamel, … Read More


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Morning Links: Michael Heizer Edition

Art Basel has announced the 74 artists who will contribute to its large-scale show, “Unlimited,” which runs in tandem to the fair and features large works that would not be able to fit in traditional gallery areas. Works by Kader Attia, David Shrigley, Ai … Read More


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Denver Art Museum, which is located next to The Art hotel. 


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Morning Links: The Art Hotel Edition

Saved from demolition by Jackie O. in the 1960s, the Renwick Gallery, the Smithsonian Institution’s decorative arts and crafts museum in Washington, D.C., will reopen  to the public on November 13th after a two-year, $30 million restoration. [The Art Newspaper]A group exhibition, … Read More


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Auctionata Secures $45 M. in Latest Funding Round

Online auction house Auctionata has closed its series C financing round with a total investment of €42 million ($45 million), under the advisement of international investment bank GP Bullhound. Warsaw-based MCI Management led the round, with newcomers including Hearst Ventures … Read More


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Skate’s: Top Four Online Auction Houses Cleared $144 M. Last Year

In its latest Market Note, Skate’s notes that Berlin-based online art trading platform Auctionata published its 2014 results, rising to the number-one spot ahead of peers like Paddle8, Christie’s, and artnet.com with $41 million in gross merchandise value sold, a 148 percent increase … Read More


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Artspace in Acquisition Talks With Auctionata

Artspace, one of the more prominent start-ups of a spate that strive to revolutionize the way art is sold online, is currently in acquisition talks with the Berlin-based online auction platform Auctionata.The talks are said to be nearing their final stages … Read More