Yan Walther – SGS Art Services

Yan Walther
Date19th May 2016
GuestYan Walther
CompanySGS Art Services
In this week’s edition of the ArtTactic Podcast, we speak with Yan Walther.

Yan Walther is managing director of SGS Art Services, which offers a wide range of highly technical and analytical services for the art world.

First, Yan addresses the reasons behind the increasing numbers of fraudulent artworks on the market. He explains how SGS’ technologies protect buyers from acquiring such artworks. Also, he explains why traditional condition reports are inadequate in today’s art market. Then, Yan speculates on some of the technological trends he envisions the art world embracing over the next few years.