Collection Collective

By Alejandra Mantilla Collecting is usually an individual activity, a personal obsession that becomes materialized in a private collection of objects. In the art world, it is the self-interested counterpart to the institutionalization of art. It is fair to say that since the turn of the 20th century, the attempts to de-privatize art have challenged […]

The Organization for the Democratization of the Visual Arts is an activist organization based in Berlin, Germany whose aim is to establish a new economic model for the contemporary art market based on a participative and democratic basis. Read our manifesto Join ODBK. Help us build a coalition by adding your name to this list.

Current step in the process of democratization…

PROOF OF CONCEPT of the PURE TASTE indicator. We launched 300 referendums to calculate this indicator for 300 famous artists. Click here to check all referendums, search your favorite artist and make your taste valid for the art world.   You have to sign in to participate. Jonathan Meese Cap-price Referendum Daniel Richter Cap-price Referendum […]

Meetings and Lectures

We start 2017 with a new series of meetings in Berlin more informal and with the purpose to build an stronger knowledge and confidence in the people to face, understand and appreciate contemporary Art. You can find more information about the group and the meetings at: Berlin Understanding and Appreciation in Contemporary Art Berlin, DE […]

What is AMARC?

The Art Market Regulation Commission (AMARC) is a coalition of three groups  to make decisions in the contemporary art market / world based on a democratic process. These three groups are: the institution, the artists and the art lovers.Read more…. Become part of AMARC