Skate’s Art Stocks Index Down 5% in May Weng Launches Online Platform and Is the Best Performer

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Weng Fine Art was the best performer in May with 19% monthly share price increase driven by investors’ enthusiasm around the long-anticipated online prints trading platform Weng launched in London on May 28.


The Art Market: prints charming

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Weng Fine Art AG is one of few art businesses to be listed on a stock exchange, in this case Frankfurt (ticker symbol WFTn, €8.3m sales in 2014). Until now the small B2B trading company, based in Krefeld, Germany, has been under many people’s radar but this week it launched an online project, selling limited-edition prints at


Weng Contemporary: Neuer Player am Editionsmarkt


Die Galerie soll nur das reale Schaufenster der WFA Online AG sein, die sich dem Editionshandel verschrieben hat. Unter wurden zum Start über 100 zeitgenössische Druckgraphiken und Auflagenskulpturen zu Preisen zwischen 1.200 und über 100.000 Dollar angeboten.


Lancement de Weng Contemporary, une nouvelle galerie en ligne pour les éditions

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Une nouvelle galerie exclusivement en ligne mettant en avant des éditions des grands artistes contemporains a été lancée hier. Ciblant le moyen marché, ce site (, a été créé par WFA Online AG, une filiale de Weng Fine Art, basée à Zoug, en Suisse.


Our pick of this week’s art events: 29 May - 4 June: Weng Contemporary

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Weng Contemporary has pitched up camp south of the river, nestling in Battersea nearby the Royal College of Art, Norman Foster RA’s HQ and Will Alsop RA’s creative warehouse studio-space Testbed. One of a few new platforms selling prints, including the RA’s own Art Sales scheme, this initiative helps mark the beginning of an era where it becomes acceptable to not see a work of art in the flesh before purchasing.


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