PATRICK McCRAE

CEO

Brexit & The Arts: UK creative sector fears Brexit brain drain | The New European

Britain's cultural industries are thriving but Brexit could have a stifling effect, warns Patrick McCrae as he talks to The New European. It is easy to assume that visual art, if not politics, is in rude health in the United Kingdom when you see Banksy's Devolved Parliament, depicting a House of Commons...

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PATRICK McCRAE

CEO

A splash of colour: Art can boost workplace productivity | City AM

Florence Nightingale once wrote: “Little as we know about the way in which we are affected by form, by colour, and light, we do know this: that they have an actual physical effect. Variety of form and brilliancy of colour in the objects presented to patients, are actual means of recovery.” That’s...

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PATRICK McCRAE

CEO

The Art of Workplace Wellbeing: Patrick talks to Savills for the launch of their new workplace magazine, CORE

Agile working, wellbeing and biophilia have all helped to change today’s workspace, tapping in to our innate need to seek connections with other forms of life. Whilst this has all helped to contribute to individual workplace culture, art also has an integral role to play. Patrick was delighted to...

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TAZIE TAYSOM

Head of Sales

Design to Inspire: The Importance of Art for Higher Education

The All Party Parliamentary Group in 2017 found that 4 out of 5 individuals enjoy greater wellbeing if they participate in arts and culture activities. Another recent study, under Dr Craig Knight of the Identity Realisation Research Group found that during a 12-year study, people work 15% quicker in...

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PATRICK McCRAE

CEO

In The Press: Patrick talks to MIX on the new curation at x+why with award-winning Squire + Partners

Home to one of our most exciting art collections to date, x+why offer coworking which unites purpose-driven businesses, inspires growth and amplifies successes – both small and staggering. Their flagship x+why in Whitechapel reimagines the purpose of coworking, championing wellness, courage, creativity...

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BETH FLEMING

Lead Curator

In The Press: Beth chats to Art & Museum on Museums and the Art of Social Wellness

The society in which we live is increasingly stressed, anxious and lonely. The charity, Mindfulness, recorded that 1 in 4 people in the UK experience a mental health problem each year, whilst in any given week 1 in 6 people report experiencing anxiety and depression. Interestingly, as individuals and...

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SARA TENTI

Artist Liaison

TRENDS: WHERE ART MEETS VEGANISM | SARA TENTI EXPLORES COCINA SHOREDITCH FOR SPACE MAGAZINE

Cocina Shoreditch is a Latin American-inspired, vegan supper club, run by chef Hernan de Majo together with his wife Renata Brenha. An intrinsically nomadic and collaborative project in both practice and inspiration, the supper club is hosted primarily at the couple’s Hackney studio and home but is...

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PATRICK McCRAE

CEO

Trends: ARTIQ hold Seminar on Blended Spaces | Blurring the Lines

Send an email, hit the gym, have a meeting, pick up your dry cleaning…. 2019 is predicted to be the year of the blended workplace, with more and more companies looking to revolutionise what it means to be in the office. A panel of experts from workplace, planning, development and design came together...

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TAZIE TAYSOM

Head of Sales

What it takes to succeed in the art world: Tazie shares her career guidance with Sotheby's Institute of Art

"Make sure to develop business acumen and practical skills in tandem with art education—they are just as important for art world success and might even help you get noticed by employers. At ARTIQ, for instance, having consistent internship and work experience—even throughout one’s academic education—is...

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SARA TENTI

Artist Liaison

ARTIQ Reviews: Good Grief, Charlie Brown! At Somerset House

Good Grief, Charlie Brown! at Somerset House celebrates Peanuts, one of the most popular and influential comic strips of all time. Whilst wandering around the show, I thought back to the summer’s afternoon when, around the age of seven, I came across my grandfather’s collection of Peanuts strips....

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JADE STRAKER

Executive PA to CEO

ARTIQ Reviews | Victoria Miro: THE MOVING MOMENT WHEN I WENT TO THE UNIVERSE

Considering the recent frenzied appetite for the work of Japan’s most celebrated contemporary artist, Yayoi Kusama, there is a certain sense of cynicism that pervades when swiftly ushered up the stairs of the Victoria Miro gallery to unwittingly join a queue of punters awaiting their slot in the purpose-built...

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PATRICK McCRAE

CEO

Hotel Designs: ARTIQ moves into new era of experiential art

In late 2018, we were delighted to launch our new ARTIQ in Residence programme with an exclusive series of artist performances and an immersive event at Sessions House. Starting in November, the residency showcased the work of Ukranian-born, London-based painter, Olha Pryymak and provided a series of...

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TAZIE TAYSOM

Head of Sales

ARTIQ Reviews | Hayward Gallery: Space Shifters

Hayward Gallery is my contemporary safe space. A medievalist by training, I find contemporary installation art comforting – it’s the gothic architecture of another world – and Space Shifters does not disappoint, offering endless nods of otherworldliness. Although it’s tough to get going, as...

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PATRICK McCRAE

CEO

In Conversation: Patrick McCrae talks to Hotel Designs' Hamish Kilburn on art and hospitality

Earlier this month, ARTIQ CEO Patrick McCrae was delighted to sit down with the editor of Hotel Designs, Hamish Kilburn to chat art for hospitality spaces. Read the interview in full below as the pair talk art and artists, from searching for new talent to the importance of place. As our ‘Spotlight...

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The Highs and Lows of Art Practice Outside the Capital: ARTIQ's Vic Burroughes talks Art and the Regions in Art & Museum magazine

It’s no great surprise that the UK’s capital boasts the most comprehensive, evolving and diverse selection of creative people, projects and venues in the country. The banner is proudly held, and, whilst the efforts of London’s local councils, arts professionals, private collectors and public institutions...

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ARTIQ Reviews | Michael Jackson: On the Wall at National Portrait Gallery

In the latest of our ARTIQ Reviews series, ARTIQ Head of Arts, Helen Buckley shares her opinion on National Portrait Gallery's recent show on 'King of Pop' Michael Jackson. Michael Jackson was the first black musician to achieve worldwide fame on quite the scale that he achieved and to help break down...

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SARA TENTI

Artist Liaison

Sara Tenti predicts 'Ceylon Yellow' as Colour of the Year 2019 in MIX Interiors magazine

Speaking with MIX Interiors, Sara Tenti shares her predictions of colour and theme for next year, forecasting 'Ceylon Yellow', the colour of energy, action and healing as Colour of the Year 2019. The last few years have seen the feminist movement getting stronger, more powerful and more inclusive, on...

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Curating the space: Helen Buckley shares her hospitality, workplace and residential art tips in Interior Designer magazine

From hospitality lobbies to private residential spaces, there is artwork that speaks to every client on every level. ARTIQ Head of Arts, Helen Buckley sat down with Interior Designer magazine to share her top tips on how to choose the perfect art for the perfect space. HOSPITALITY Artworks we select...

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SARA TENTI

Artist Liaison

Future Predictions: Sara Tenti predicts 'Ceylon Yellow' as Colour of the Year 2019 for MIX Interiors

Speaking with MIX Interiors, Sara Tenti shares her predictions of colour and theme for next year, forecasting 'Ceylon Yellow', the colour of energy, action and healing as Colour of the Year 2019. The last few years have seen the feminist movement getting stronger, more powerful and more inclusive, on...

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PATRICK McCRAE

CEO

How to Elevate your Brand through Art: Patrick shares his insight in SPACE Magazine

Lines between boutique, chain and apart-hotels are blurring and the modern traveller is driving the demand for unique and experiential hotel stays. Patrick McCrae talks to SPACE on the power of art to elevate hotel brand. 1. Communicate your brand, instantly Art is innately human, encouraging the viewer...

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SARA TENTI

Artist Liaison

Reflections on Colour of the Year 2018: Sara Tenti talks to MIX Impressions

PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet was chosen as the colour of 2018 for its connotations of originality and visionary thinking, pointing towards the future. In the arts, we’ve definitely witnessed a stronger interest for colour palettes featuring tertiary colours this year, including various shades of purple....

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Positive workplace trends: Frankie talks to Work in Mind on the benefits of art for the well workplace

The way we work is changing fast, reflecting the seismic shifts taking place in the wider world, particularly those driven by technological advances and new-generational expectations. Positive workspace management sees company owners and Facilities Managers increasingly focused on staff wellbeing, biophilic...

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Have you ever thought of renting art? Helen sits down with FAD Magazine to share her top tips for artists on how to get your work noticed

When it comes to options for artists to make a living from their work, many artists think it’s either self-promotion or gallery representation only, but, along with group shows, pop-ups and the annual Art Car Boot Fair, there are other ways to display your art and earn money from it. Art consultancies...

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TAZIE TAYSOM

Head of Sales

The current crisis in art education and its long-term impact: Tazie talks to Art & Museum Magazine

In May of this year, the incredible Rockefeller art collection went up for sale at Christie’s in New York, with proceeds going to a wide variety of philanthropic causes. This great act of charity went on to spark wider reporting on the importance of art and culture within society; a timely reminder...

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PATRICK McCRAE

CEO

Bringing the outside in: ARTIQ CEO Patrick McCrae shares his top tips in the Metro

Living in London, we can often miss outdoor space and our direct relationship with nature, this negatively impacts our health and wellbeing. ARTIQ CEO, Patrick McCrae spoke to the Metro 'Homes & Property' guide to share his top tips for getting the most out of your space and how to use the power...

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KATIE TERRES

COO

How Art is Helping Hotels Embrace Sustainability & Biophilia: Katie talks to IMPRESSION Magazine

Architects and interior designers have offered hoteliers many ways to practise sustainability and embrace biophilia in recent years: constructing porous buildings, using renewable energy sources and low-energy and recycled materials, employing intelligent planting strategies and creating large-scale...

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PATRICK McCRAE

CEO

TEN THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN PURCHASING ART: PATRICK MCCRAE SHARES HIS TOP TIPS IN SLOAN MAGAZINE

From choosing art with value and supporting artists with promise, to simply selecting the right work for your space, purchasing art for your home can be a tricky business. ARTIQ CEO, Patrick McCrae sat down with SLOAN Magazine to share his top tips for what to consider when choosing the perfect art...

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Advice for graduate artists

You’ve made the work, you’ve studied the craft. So, what’s next? We have spoken to one of our talented artists, Marcus Aitken, to put together a collection of tips that we think will help support you in your next steps as an artist. Click here to download our booklet of top tips and guidance for...

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TAZIE TAYSOM

Head of Sales

Making the Most of Art in Residential Interiors: Tazie shares her top tips with Art & Museum magazine

A great piece of art can do a lot more than look good, says art consultant Tazie Taysom of ARTIQ. Together with art lighting specialists TM Lighting, we joined Art and Museum magazine for their latest arts issue to share our top tips for making the best of art in residential interiors. Read it in full...

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PATRICK McCRAE

CEO

Uniting Space, Staff and Guests through Art: Patrick talks Art for Hotels in GuestRevu

Used intelligently, art can be harnessed to promote brand identity, productivity and enhance guest experience. Earlier this month, ARTIQ CEO Patrick McCrae sat down with GuestRevu to share his thoughts on how art and hospitality can come together to create a unique and valuable asset. Hotel art suffers...

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ARTIQ Artist Liaison Sara Tenti reviews 'T-shirt: Cult - Culture - Subversion'

In the last couple of years, the manifestation of early-onset nostalgia has been extensively explored by journalists and writers and defined as a general feeling permeating contemporary western society and affecting our everyday behavior. Millennials proclaim their nostalgia for the early 2000s, fashion...

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PATRICK McCRAE

CEO

Making art work for hotels: ARTIQ CEO Patrick McCrae talks to Swiss School of Tourism & Hospitality

Hoteliers and brands are continually looking for ways to differentiate themselves from the pack. Patrick sat down with Macy Marvel of Macy Marvel Consulting for the Swiss School of Tourism and Hospitality for a Q&A to share his insights into the benefits of art for hospitality. Read the interview...

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ARTIQ Reviews 'Ferrari: Under the Skin' at Design Museum

With Ferrari celebrating its 70th-anniversary last summer, it's no surprise that an exhibition looking at the marque and bearer of the prancing horse opened in London. ‘Ferrari: Under the Skin’ recently ran at the Design Museum in Kensington and I was fortunate to spend a morning with the dozen...

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TAZIE TAYSOM

Head of Sales

'A SENSE OF PLACE' TAZIE TALKS TO FMJ ON PLACEMAKING IN THE WORKPLACE

Placemaking is a well-established discourse in the fields of urban planning and design management, where it alludes to the capitalisation of space, in order to promote community wellbeing. Placemaking has also become accepted as a broader, more general approach to space, understood as the drive to create...

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BEN WEBB

Art Consultant

Exhibition review: Gursky at Hayward Gallery

With its iconic brutalist architecture and cutting edge programming, the Hayward Gallery is a world-renowned gallery at the vanguard of contemporary art. ARTIQ were delighted to be invited to join industry and press at the opening of its recent redevelopment to review 'Gursky', its first exhibition...

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PATRICK McCRAE

CEO

Palpably human art: Patrick talks to Interior Design Today on how to showcase the personality, patronage and taste of hotels through art

Every hospitality venue is different and every hospitality art collection should be curated with that in mind. ARTIQ CEO Patrick McCrae sat down with Interior Design Today to share his insight on the palpable human element of art and the benefits that art brings to the hospitality environment. Art is...

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Event review: London Art Fair 2018

With over 131 exhibitors now participating, the London Art Fair has become a landmark of the city’s cultural calendar - bridging the gap between Frieze in October and Masterpiece in June/July. Bringing together international artists and galleries alongside home-grown talent, it offers a smorgasbord...

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'The art of reducing workplace stress - and Increasing brain power' Georgina talks to The Building Centre

Do you feel under pressure to keep up with the demands of everyday life and maintain a decent work/life balance? If so, you’re by no means not alone. In 2015/16, work stress accounted for 45% of all work days lost due to ill health and helped increase absenteeism from work by 25% on the previous year,...

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PATRICK McCRAE

CEO

INNOVATIVE INSTALL, STORYTELLING & ART RENTAL: PATRICK TALKS TO SPACE MAGAZINE ON THE LATEST TRENDS IN ART FOR HOTELS

From storytelling to placemaking, art is a powerful tool for hotels to differentiate themselves from their competitors and engage with staff and guests time and time again. Earlier this month, ARTIQ CEO Patrick McCrae sat down with leading hospitality publication SPACE Magazine to share his expertise...

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EXHIBITION REVIEW: 'Cathedral Of The Pines' Gregory Crewdson

I first came across Gregory Crewdson's stunning tableaux as a fine art photography graduate over 10 years ago. To me, at that time, he was the epitome of a photographic master, known for his acute attention to detail and cinematic approach to every scene, painstakingly creating a mise-en-scene that...

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EXHIBITION REVIEW: 'INTO THE UNKNOWN' BARBICAN CENTRE

The Barbican Centre itself looks like it fell from space - an appropriate venue for a promised voyage through science fiction. The literature promised an odyssey. Experience does not exist in silos. The tangled mire of life is disparate and chaotic and seemingly discrete subjects, such as art, science,...

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MELODY PATMAN

Marketing Manager

'THE POWER OF ART FOR THE HEALING ENVIRONMENT' - ARTIQ'S MELODY PATMAN TALKS TO CARE ROADSHOWS

The aesthetic of our surroundings has the power either significantly to enrich or reduce our levels of wellbeing. Of course, healthcare environments, such as hospitals or doctors’ and dental surgeries and waiting rooms, are all designed primarily with practicality and end purpose in mind, creating...

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PATRICK McCRAE

CEO

ARTIQ CEO SHARES HIS TREND TIPS FOR HOSPITALITY ART IN STYLE GUIDE 2017

What does expertly curated art bring to the hospitality environment? ARTIQ CEO Patrick McCrae sat down with Hilden Style Guide to share his predictions, top tips and advice for choosing the perfect hospitality art strategy for 2017. 'This is a very fast-moving sector, where the biggest design challenge...

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JAMIE LIVINGSTONE

New Business

Getting the most out of workplace art – Jamie shares his top tips with MIX Interiors magazine

What can intelligently curated, high quality art bring to the workplace? We believe that art in the workplace can engage staff, attract talent, reflect company values and promote a creative and productive working environment. Last month, ARTIQ Head of New Business, Jamie Livingstone sat down with...

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KATIE TERRES

COO

ARTIQ explore the Salon Hang trend for Hospitality Interiors magazine

We are delighted to share a fascinating exploration into the Salon Hang trend written by ARTIQ Art Consultant Katie Terres & now featured in this month’s Hospitality Interiors magazine “Not so long ago, the mere mention of ‘hotel art’ would send a shiver down many a spine, bringing up...

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TAZIE TAYSOM

Head of Sales

EXHIBITION REVIEW: 'ABSENT FRIENDS' HOWARD HODGKIN

Wandering into the National Portrait Gallery’s Howard Hodgkin ‘Absent Friends’ exhibition, a slight disorientation takes over. Generally speaking, the works displayed appear completely disconnected from our conception of ‘portraiture’. However as you glide chronologically through the arched...

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EXHIBITION REVIEW: 'The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945' Barbican Centre

This landmark exhibition exploring post-war Japanese architecture demonstrates that architecture is a multi-dimensional and messy process. Architecture is neither black ink on white paper nor a sterile monument. It is composed of structures lived in and walked through, altered and repaired, open as...

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PATRICK McCRAE

CEO

Home is Where The Art is - Patrick talks to SOURCE on art for residential

A well-designed interior can take years to perfect; furniture, fabrics, bespoke joinery, that perfect shade of paint. Art, however, whilst one of the first elements to be noticed, is often one of the last to be chosen. Patrick McCrae, CEO of art consultancy ARTIQ, dresses the Skyline show apartment...

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PATRICK McCRAE

CEO

Can Art Increase Workplace Productivity? Patrick McCrae writes for OnOffice

Art defines nations. Globally, it’s a multi-billion-pound industry. We learn about art from a young age, fill our homes with it and are surrounded by it when we are hospitalised or, in our dotage, in nursing homes. In hotels, museums and restaurants – even some caves – walls are adorned with art....

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