In this week’s episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, Meg Maggio joins us.
Meg Maggio, director of Pekin Fine Arts (a Beijing and Hong Kong based contemporary art gallery) addresses several points. This includes, to what extent the recently volatile Chinese stock market and economy has impacted the Chinese contemporary art market. She explains how a healthier environment exists in China for young artists at this moment. Unlike the wave of speculation for young artists that has occurred in the US and European art market. Also, with galleries in Hong Kong and Beijing, Meg shares with us some of the notable differences between operating an art gallery in these two locations. Further, Meg assesses the level of success experienced by US and European art galleries who opened locations in China over the past few years. Lastly, she identifies some of the exciting visual art trends in the Chinese contemporary art world.