Katya Kazakina – Bloomberg News

Katya Kazakina
28th December 2015
Katya Kazakina
Bloomberg News
In this week’s episode of the ArtTactic Podcast we recap the top stories and trends in the art market from 2015 with Katya Kazakina.

Katya Kazakina, art market reporter for Bloomberg News, shares her two top stories of the year.  She discusses the increased competition between the three major auction houses. She also addresses the rise of private museums established by top collectors around the world.

Katya identifies a diverse group of artists who she believes had the best 2015s.  These include Frank Stella, Lucio Fontana and Kazuo Shiraga. Furthermore, she speculates on what will happen in 2016 to the generation of emerging, younger artists who paint in an abstract, Zombie Formalism style.

Katya explains to what extent the online art market matured as an industry over the past year. Finally, Katya describes the current sentiment of the art market as we enter 2016.