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Meet your new daily obsession, brought to you by the National Gallery in Washington, DC: Artle

Inspired by the ever-popular internet guessing game Wordle, Artle challenges your art historical knowledge with images from the National Gallery's vast collection

What is the metaverse and why does it matter to the art world? Experts weigh in and predict its future impact

A dream or a marketing campaign? All hype or all-important? The Art Newspaper’s XR panel looks at the ways the metaverse has become a part of the field

Off-floor selling boosts trade at Art Basel

Viewing rooms, appetite-whetting preview publications and digital platforms are all paying off for galleries at the fair

Is this the future of catalogues raisonnés?

A new online database of Sol LeWitt’s wall drawings offers a template for a more up-to-date—and richer—resource

Art in the age of the internet: from democracy and dialogue to a new dystopia

One of the largest historical surveys in the US traces the history of the world wide web

Christie'sarchive

Christie’s buys digital management system

Collectrium is a digital multi-tool for art collection

US groups urge fast broadband for all as online plans threaten access to art

Proposed “two-tier” internet could leave artists with inadequate technology, while wealthy content providers get super-fast connections

Collectors net website art by Rafaël Rozendaal

You can buy an animated fried egg for $6,000

How to avoid digital boom and bust

There are plenty of grants for new digital projects but finding long-term funding could be much harder

Digital access to Italian banks’ art

300,000 works owned by banks belonging to the Associazione Bancaria Italiana to become available to view online

Collectorsarchive

Online database Larryslist.com ranks private collectors

Rankings take into account the collector's participation and responsibilities within the art world

Berlinarchive

Web salvation for workers’ art as GDR artists are digitally rehabilitated

Shunned since the Wall fell, East German works are now catalogued on the 'Bildatlas'

The future has yet to arrive for online art fairs

VIP Art Fair expands its business model and improves technology, but big-name dealers are unconvinced

Internetarchive

Website could be holy grail of private market prices

Art.sy will unite would-be collectors with art and dealers they may not know—and it’s all built on trust

Latest online startup aims for 3D sales

The creators of a new software venture think that adding an extra dimension will get things moving

Filmsarchive

New York’s digital shorts: 'Made Here' explores artists’ relationships with the city

The web-based videos looks into the lives of performers and artists

VIP online art fair overwhelmed by early technical setbacks

Majority of dealers claim disappointment as organisers defend privacy settings and vow to overcome glitches

Collectorsarchive

Collector launches website to rate dealers

Helping young collectors to find the right gallery

Tatearchive

Tate’s archives go online

A first step towards the future

Art marketarchive

Sotheby’s to close online art sales site in May

Just a year after Sotheby’s announced a strategic alliance with the giant auction site eBay, it has thrown in the towel and will stop online sales of art and antiques, from May

Art marketarchive

Demand for prints and multiples has increased with the rise of the contemporary art market

Are today’s “limited edition prints” really original, and will they gain in value? Probably not

Art marketarchive

Online art ventures continue to face business difficulties

Eppraisals disappears, N@rt stops art sales, and nextMonet merges

Former Christie's director launches online venture eAuctionRoom.com

“We are a technology platform, not an auction house,” said Mark Poltimore in 2000. The onetime auction boss wants to make European sales more accessible to US and UK audiences