New Web Portal to Unite Art, Framing Industries

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RENO, Nev.--GalleryRow.com and Crimsonica (www.crimsonica.com) have announced the formation of ArtWorldCommunity.com, a Web portal the companies say will unify the world's fragmented $100 billion art and framing industries. The company's mission is to make the site a centralized location for consumers, gallery owners, frame shop owners, publishers and anyone involved in the art world to go online.

Art World Community is comprised of two sections: the Art & Framing Exchange (AFE), which will serve businesses; and Art World Marketplace (AWM), which will serve consumers in conjunction with Internet or traditional companies that have established partnerships with GalleryRow.com. According to the company, Art World Community is focused on building communities of buyers and suppliers through its AFC and AWM sections by offering quality content and becoming the premiere destination where the art industry conducts business.

"Art World Community will be the only online marketplace for both businesses and consumers in the art and framing industries," said Steven D. …