The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Friday, October 20, 2017


Online Gallery Promises a Kultural Revolution!
Hector de Gregorio, 'Cavalier', 2009. Oil, giclee, varnish and golf leaf on canvas, edition of 3 plus 1 AP. Signed by the artist, 37 x 53 inches. £5,000 (£5,875 inc VAT).


NEWCASTLE.- KounterKulture, the brainchild of Newcastle-based gallery Opus Art, promises to revolutionise the art market by giving art lovers an unprecedented level of access to contemporary artists, their work, and a location for collectors to trade their pieces commission free.

For the first time ever, KounterKulture will enable collectors and art lovers to watch artists creating new works live on the Internet, while simultaneously interacting with them in various dynamic ways. Collectors are able, as never before, to communicate with an artist through various stages in the production of an artwork, following an idea from its inception, gaining insight into inspiration and method, to the completion of a unique work. This offers viewers all the benefits of a gallery setting while completely overcoming the geographical limitations of conventional galleries.

KounterKulture’s unique new collector’s forum allows collectors to communicate with one another, access unbiased art market research, analysis and advice from ArtTactic, and privately trade pieces from their own collections. This last feature will allow collectors to completely avoid the added expense of gallery commissions, which traditionally swallow up a large chunk of the sale price.

Collector Paul Hammond after previewing the site had this to say, “I am completely blown away by what KounterKulture is offering: a commission free zone; ArtTactic analysis of the latest auctions and buying trends; a chance to see works as they are made; first pick of art work, it’s unbelievable.”

Art lovers and collectors are not the only ones who will benefit from this new venture, artists are also going to have incredible new advantages. Because KounterKulture features a much smaller number of artists than traditional galleries and commercial websites, each individual has a significantly greater, more exclusive presence, allowing them the opportunity to build more in-depth relationships with collectors, communicating their own unique approach more effectively.

Hush, one of the artists launching with the site, believes, “this is an incredible experience. It’s like having an invisible documentary film crew following me as I do my work. No more trips to the galleries, the galleries have come to me.”

Chris Kettle another artist involved said, “Its amazing being able to communicate and receive feedback from my audience. This has allowed me to take my work in directions that I hadn’t been able to in the past.”

kounterkulture.org is now available for browsing and is launching with an exceptionally diverse group of emerging artists, including the award-winning Royal College of Art graduate Hector de Gregorio, New York based Crash, who is collected by the likes of Eric Clapton and John Mayer, and Becks Canvas Award winner Charlotte Bracegirdle. Other artists exhibiting with Kounter Kulture are Chris Acheson, Carolina Ambida, Charlotte Bracegirdle, Teresa Duck, HUSH, Chris Kettle, Josie McCoy, Lex Thomas and Karl de Vroomen.

KounterKulture | Paul Hammond | Opus Art | Chris Kettle |





Today's News

February 25, 2010

Van Gogh Experts Authenticate Unusual Painting Now on View at Museum de Fundatie

Whitney Museum of American Art Show Mixes Creepy, Optimistic

National Gallery Allocated Painting by Ambrosius Bosschaert The Elder

Picasso Portrait Among Four Works Promised to North Carolina Museum of Art

Art Madrid Consolidates as an Essential Meeting for Contemporary Spanish Art

17 Early Graphite Drawings by Charles Burchfield at D'Amelio Terras

United States Announces Winner of New London Embassy Design Competition

Blum & Poe Presents Twelve New Works from Mark Grotjahn's "Face" Series

Photographs Taken and Signed by Alberto Korda Offered at Dominic Winter

The Golden King is Toronto's Golden Ticket: Sales Hit 250,000 Tickets

Exhibit at Bata Shoe Museum Lifts the Skirts on Feminine Footwear

J. Paul Getty Museum Hosts Seminar on Ethiopian Manuscript

Graduates of Design Academy to Show Work in Selling Exhibition at Sotheby's

Your Chance to Exhibit Your Work at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum

Birmingham Shortlisted for UK City of Culture 2013

Only Photography Gallery in Berlin Focuses on Japanese Photography

Online Gallery Promises a Kultural Revolution!

Artlog Live at the Armory Show Arts Week

Architects Applaud President's Nomination of Architect of the Capitol

Prehispanic Mural Painting Conservation Program Announced

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- $37.7 million bowl sets Chinese ceramic auction record at Sotheby's Hong Kong

2.- Major new show at Picasso Museum focuses on pivotal year in Picasso's life and work

3.- 63 Dutch Masters return home to Holland for an exhibition at the Hermitage Amsterdam

4.- Exhibition reveals new insights into Renoir's celebrated "Luncheon of the Boating Party"

5.- Nazi-looted Pissarro painting at centre of legal tussle

6.- The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art presents 'Lines of Inquiry: Learning from Rembrandt's Etchings'

7.- Pristine Hermès Himalayan Gris Cendre Birkin bag sells for $112,500 at Heritage Auctions

8.- Tom Petty, heartland rocker with dark streak, dead at 66

9.- Exhibition presenting the art of Marcel Duchamp and Salvador Dalí opens in London

10.- Private collectors using online appraisal platform to get multiple estimates from top auction houses



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez


Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org avemariasound.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful