Our Top 5 Most Shared Stories of 2015

At Bluethumb, we’re big believers that sharing is caring, especially online. We had a big 2015 with lots of exciting news to share about us, our artists and the local and international art scene. How we know you love our blogs, or think they’re valuable, is when you decide to share them with your social networks. So we’ve put together this list of our most shared blogs of 2015, as these are the stories that have truly resonated with you, our community.


5. Modigliani nude sells for $170 million – Who else makes up the top 10?

It was a record-breaking year on Bluethumb and for global art sales, with many new entries in the top 10 most expensive paintings ever sold. After the sale of Modigliani’s nude made headlines around the world, we put together this list.

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4. When Grungle met Larry – Inside legendary artist Pamela Irving’s studio

Our office dog Grungle joined the team last year and he’s a big hit with our online community. It’s no surprise this blog about his visit to art rock star Pamela Irving’s studio was one of our most shared.

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3. Archibald Prize 2015 entries

We have amazing talent on Bluethumb so were thrilled to support our artists through their Achibald Prize submissions by showcasing their hard work on our blog. This post was retweeted by the Art Gallery of New South Wales to the delight of us and the artists featured.


2. The 10 best things about the new Bluethumb

In October we launched the new improved Bluethumb and received a great response by artists and buyers alike. In this post we let you know about our favourite new features and we guess you love them too as you made it our second most shared of 2015.

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1. Bluethumb’s Kim Leutwyler makes Archibald Finals

We were over the moon when Kim was named a finalist in the Archibald Prize and are equally stoked that our artists and supporters shared in her success by sharing this story. The art industry in Australia is thriving because we’re a very supportive community, which this post being the most shared post of 2015 goes to show.

So there you go. Please keep reading and keep sharing in 2016 as the more we spread the word about the amazing artists on Bluethumb, the more we enable them to do what they do best.

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