Silicon Valley Invests in the Arts

March 3rd, 2013

Ligorano/Reese Fiber-Optic Tapestry, via Wall Street JournalHigh profile technology companies, investors and entrepreneurs are quickly becoming major players in the art world, financing tech-centered arts installations and entering the currently lucrative art market.  Interested less in globally recognized artists and more in digitally forward-thinking projects, these new buyers are changing the landscape and market for contemporary art.  An engineer will look at a photograph or video art in a way a banker couldn’t— we think in ones and zeros, we think in terms of screens,” says collector and tech-entrepreneur Trevor Traina.

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