About Us

ArtTactic is a progressive art market analysis firm that offers dynamic and bespoke market intelligence on the fast-paced and ever-changing global art market.

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Our Products


Art Market Tracker:  Keep abreast on global art market developments through our Premium Membership. This gives you full access to regular reports on auctions across different collecting segments, as well as market forecasts, outlook and sentiment. The Premium Subscription also gives you a discount on artist reports.

Artist Tracker:  This is a bespoke solution for galleries and collectors who want to regularly monitor one or several artists. This market intelligence looks at auction activity, market and buyer perception, curatorial and institutional interest.

Art Industry Tracker:  In partnerships with key industry leaders, we have developed a number of research products, such as the Art & Finance Report in partnership with Deloitte, the Online Art Trade Report in partnership with Hiscox and the South Asia Art Market Report in partnership with Constantine Cannon, Gurr Johns, Rawlinson & Hunter and W/R/B Underwriting.

Art Business Intelligence:  We provide art market intelligence, feasibility studies, concept and client testing for both art start-ups as well as established businesses looking to build a sustainable business or service within the art market.

We are always on the look out for new areas of art industry research, so if you have ideas you would like to discuss or have questions regarding any of the above services – please contact Anders Petterson on info@arttactic.com.

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Background


ArtTactic was founded in 2001 by Anders Petterson, and the first art market research company to use crowd-sourcing as the main tool for collecting qualitative and quantitative data on the art market. From the outset, our goal was to build a global art market intelligence network of thousands of knowledgeable, experienced and talented individuals. This goal has already been achieved, but we are not stopping here, and the launch of ArtTactic Forecaster in 2015, has further expanded our crowd sourcing initiatives and the growing pool of innovative and new art market data that we believe will support the call for more transparency in the art market.

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In The Media


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Research Partners


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The ArtTactic Team


 

Anders Petterson

Founder & Managing Director - London
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Anders Petterson is a leading authority on the art market, with particular focus on the modern and contemporary emerging art markets. He is the Founder and Managing Director of ArtTactic Ltd, a London-based art market research and advisory company set up in 2001. He is lecturing on the topic of ‘Art as an asset class’ for Sotheby’s Institute in London. Anders Petterson is a Board Member of Professional Advisors to the International Art Market (PAIAM).

Adam Green

ArtTactic Podcast Host - New York
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Adam Green has nearly a decade of experience in the art market industry. In 2009, he launched the ArtTactic Podcast, the first and leading art market podcast. In each episode, Adam conducts an in-depth interview with a key art market figure. In addition, he is a Project Manager at Christie’s auction house in New York City. He holds a Master’s of Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Master’s degree in Art Business from the Sotheby’s Institute of Art. Adam is on the Junior Board of Directors for Free Arts NYC and is a Board Member of Professional Advisors to the International Art Market (PAIAM).

Peter Gerdman

Head of Research - London
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Peter Gerdman is our Head of Research. Peter manages a team of researchers and oversees ArtTactic’s analytics and research products, covering all major global art markets. Peter joined ArtTactic as an Art Market Analyst in 2016 after having worked as a freelance researcher for the company since 2015. Peter's previous experience involves working at auction houses, both Sotheby’s in London and Bukowskis in Stockholm, as well as working as a consultant researcher for various companies in the art market, including The Art Newspaper. He holds a Master’s Degree in Art Business from Sotheby’s Institute of Art in London.

Mary Ahearn

Freelance Editor - Venice
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Mary Ahearn is a freelance writer specialising in the art market. She manages the ArtTactic Editorial platform, which produces weekly news articles covering a wide range of topics, from auction analyses to important art world events. Mary graduated from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. with double degrees in Art History and Italian, and also holds a Master degree in Art Business from Sotheby's Institute of Art in London. She specialises in research surrounding issues of gender inequality for contemporary female artists, both in institutions and in the art market. Currently, she works at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice, Italy.

Megan Corcoran

Researcher, Old Master Markets - London
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Megan Corcoran is our research representative for Old Master Paintings. She joined the ArtTactic team in 2016 and has been working with both dealers and auction houses to expand our Old Masters database and expertise. Before professionally entering the art world, Megan worked in financial services at Barclays Capital, later acquiring her Master's Degree in Art Business from Sotheby's Institute of Art in London. Megan is currently employed with Stephen Ongpin Fine Art, a London based gallery specialising in Old Master, 19th Century and Modern drawings and works on paper.

Aleksandra Rutkowska

Researcher - Oxford
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Aleksandra is an art historian, whose interests range from the medieval to the contemporary period. She is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in History of Art and Visual Culture at the University of Oxford, having graduated with distinction from University College London in 2017. Her academic work has recently been recognised as world-leading by the Undergraduate Awards, a global awards programme. Aleksandra’s professional experience includes internships at private and public museums, galleries and auction houses in London and Warsaw. She joined ArtTactic as a researcher in 2015.

Leonardo Paradisi

Researcher, Impressionist & Modern Markets - London
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Leonardo Paradisi is a recent graduate from the MA Art Business programme at the Sotheby’s Institute of Art in London. Prior to this, he obtained is bachelor in Economics and Management from LUISS Guido Carli university in Rome. Leonardo joined ArtTactic as a research intern in early 2017 and is now covering the Impressionist and Modern market sector, with both artist and auction reports continuously published. Leonardo wrote his Masters dissertation on the art finance industry and his bachelor dissertation on the microeconomic analysis of auction houses’ strategic decisions on the reserve price.

Sarah Aziza Hameed

Researcher, Middle Eastern Markets - London/Dubai
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Sarah Aziza Hameed is a researcher for ArtTactic, with a focus on the Middle Eastern and North African markets. She recently graduated with a Masters in Art Business from Sotheby’s Institute of Art and completed her undergraduate degree with a Bachelor of Science in Media, Culture, and Communications and a minor in Art History from New York University in 2016.