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Scaling up Maecenas - Communications (Part 1)

4 October 2018 By Marcelo García Casil

Alternative Investment, Art Investment

How to get into the fine art market when you don’t own a fortune

If you are still unsure about the potential that art can provide as an alternative investment opportunity, take a look at some recent sales at one of the latest auctions.

19 September 2018 By Juan Dominguez

Auctions, Platform

Maecenas successfully tokenises first multi-million dollar artwork on the blockchain

For the first time ever, Maecenas has successfully tokenised a multi-million dollar artwork, a painting by Andy Warhol named "14 Small Electric Chairs (1980)".

6 September 2018 By Marc Garriga

ART Token

The economics of the ART token

Cryptocurrency investments exploded in 2017 thanks to the rise in value of Bitcoin and the international interest that followed it.

28 August 2018 By Juan Dominguez

Platform

What happens to an artwork after it's sold on the Maecenas platform?

Andy Warhol’s 14 Small Electric Chairs has officially become the first piece of art to be sold on the Maecenas marketplace, and, as one of the first pieces of art on the blockchain, represents the first step in a movement we believe will democratise an entire industry and bring the art world into the 21st century.

23 August 2018 By Juan Dominguez

Art Investment

The fine art market often outperforms the stock market

Many investors choose to explore the fine art market due to its perceived lower volatility when compared to other investment opportunities such as stocks.

Learn more about art as an alternative investment here.

21 August 2018 By Kim Randall-Stevens

Platform

How ownership of art works on the Maecenas blockchain platform

From July 25 we were delighted to launch our beta auction on the Maecenas blockchain platform. The auction of Andy Warhol’s 14 Small Electric Chairs on Maecenas generated international attention and represents a watershed moment for art on the blockchain.

16 August 2018 By Marcelo García Casil

Art Investment

How Maecenas solves art investment challenges

There’s an eye-opening account of the current state of the art investment scene in a recent article by Bloomberg.

Learn more about art as an alternative investment here.

14 August 2018 By Juan Dominguez

Blockchain

Art on blockchain: What are the benefits for crypto investors?

Does the art market need ‘cleaning up’? That’s open to interpretation. At Maecenas, we believe the use of blockchain technology will certainly disrupt it, and we believe that art on blockchain will benefit art investors and crypto investors alike.

7 August 2018 By Marcelo García Casil

Art Investment, Blockchain

Access the world of fine art with Maecenas

Accessing the world of fine art is a dream for many - little wonder when considering some of the sales that have been made this year alone.

Learn more about art as an alternative investment here.

31 July 2018 By Kim Randall-Stevens

ART Token

Where can you buy ART tokens?

In a blog post last year, Maecenas’ Co-Founder & CEO, Marcelo Garcia Casil, said: “If Maecenas were an economy, then ART would be its currency.”

24 July 2018 By Marc Garriga

Platform

Beta Auction -  "Starter" Guide

Want to sign up for a Maecenas beta account? Our easy to follow step-by-step guide shows you how to provide your KYC details and fund your wallet. Read below.

13 July 2018 By Marc Garriga

Blockchain, Art Investment

Why blockchain has the potential to change the art investment market for good

If there was ever a piece of information that summed up the exclusive nature of art investment then this is surely it.

10 July 2018 By Juan Dominguez

Blockchain

How Blockchain can improve art provenance and why this is important

Any investor who has explored the art market will know exactly how important art provenance is when they look to invest in a painting or a sculpture.

5 July 2018 By Kim Randall-Stevens

Art Investment

How is Maecenas making the art market more accessible?

The fine art market is one of the most private and tightly-controlled industries out there. At Maecenas, we want to open up the wider market with our blockchain project for investors and art lovers from all backgrounds.

Learn more about art as an alternative investment here.

21 June 2018 By Marcelo García Casil