Digital budgets, NFTs, hybrid fair formats, the Corona pandemic: the art world is undergoing a process of digitalization. Adaptation and change are essential to continue to be successful in the market. The Project Future of the Berlin Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Operations has now published the results of its survey of Berlin art galleries on digitalization. This overview is intended to guide Berlin's art scene representatives and politicians in the future in maintaining the city's exemplary character as an international art market location. The survey was conducted between September and November 2021 with 107 Berlin galleries (response rate 36 percent), one auction house and two fair organizers.
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