The Internet

Artspace Acquires VIP Art

Artspace cofounders Vroom and Levene. (Courtesy PMC)

Gallerist has learned that Artspace, a website launched in 2011 that facilitates online sales for more than 100 galleries and nonprofit organizations, has agreed to acquire VIP Art, an art-selling website started by dealers James and Jane Cohan and investors Jonas and Alessandra Almgren as the VIP Art Fair that same year. Though neither side would discuss details, the deal has Artspace taking on VIP’s small staff and Mr. Cohan joining Artspace’s advisory board. Read More


Artinfo Executive Editor Andrew Goldstein to Artspace

Mr. Goldstein (Photo courtesy of Patrick McMullan)

Andrew Goldstein will serve as the editor in chief for art-sales website Artspace, the company announced today. Mr. Goldstein has served as the executive editor for Louise Blouin’s Artinfo news site for the past two years, and joins his new company just as it received a $2.5 million investment. The New York Times’ Randy Kennedy had the scoop. Read More