Noah Horowitz – The Armory Show

Noah Horowitz – The Armory Show

25 March 2013

In this week’s episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, Noah Horowitz, executive director of The Armory Show, returns to the podcast to recap this year’s edition of the fair. First, Noah discusses how exhibitors faired from a sales perspective, while also touching on what he learned about where the market is as well as how comfortable collectors continue to feel about spending money on high-priced artworks given economic conditions and the looming threat of tax increases. From an aesthetic vantage point, Noah shares with us some trends noticeable at this year’s fair from exhibiting galleries. Also, he touches on the evolving role of the art fair within the art market as well as the future of art e-commerce platforms.

 

Jeremy Eckstein & Antonia Kimbell – ArtBanc

20 March 2013

In this episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, we’re joined by ArtBanc’s Jeremy Eckstein and Antonia Kimbell, to discuss their new online art platform that brings together private collectors, trusts and estates and their professional advisors as sellers; and a select group of accredited international fine art dealers and art advisors as the buyers in this marketplace. After briefing explaining the concept of their platform, Jeremy and Antonio explain the benefits of selling on ArtBanc as opposed to an auction house, gallery or dealer. Also, they elaborate on why they restrict the group of potential buyers to dealers or advisers. Lastly, Jeremy and Antonia discuss why the art world is now ready to buy high-end art online.

Antony Riand – ArtViatic

4 March 2013

In this episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, we speak with Antony Riand, Executive Director of ArtViatic, a new online art platform for buyers and sellers to negotiate directly, without intermediaries. First, Antony explains ArtViatic’s platform in detail as well as why such a direct platform is needed and can work successfully in the art market. Then, he discusses the advantages of buying and selling via ArtViatic’s discrete platform versus transacting at auction or via a gallery. Lastly, Antony tells us if he believes seeing an artwork in-person is still a pre-requisite in most cases or if he feels collectors and dealers are becoming more comfortable spending five, six and even possibly seven figures based off of an image only.

Rüdiger Weng – Weng Fine Art

19 January 2013

In this episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, Rudiger Weng, CEO of Weng Fine Art, returns to the podcast to update us on how things are going since becoming a publicly traded company just over a year ago. Rudy first tells us how transforming into a publicly traded art company has impacted how he runs his business. Then, Rudy speculates if he anticipates other art businesses going public as a result of Weng Fine Art’s success. Also, he explains his involvement in Redline Capital’s takeover attempt of Artnet as well as where he sees the art market going in 2013.

Marc Masurovsky – Holocaust Art Restitution Project

21 December 2012

In this episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, we’re here with Marc Masurovsky, historian and co-founder of the Holocaust Art Restitution Project. First, Marc shares with us the Holocaust Art Restitution Project’s motivation and efforts as well as its role in restoring World War II looted artworks to their original owners. Then, Marc provides us with an approximation as to the extent of the looting that occurred as well as how many artworks remain at-large. He also addresses how courts handle if an artwork has passed through several different owners since the original theft. Lastly, Marc explains the most common patterns as to how families have successfully proven an artwork once belonged to their family.

 

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Dan Teran – Artsicle

14 December 2012

In this episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, we’re joined by Dan Teran, creative director of Artsicle, an online business that rents inexpensive art. First, Dan tells us about the type of art featured in Artsicle’s inventory as well as how they go about discovering living New York artists to feature in their collection. Then, he shares with us a unique feature on their website, a recommendation tool offering new collectors guidance on what artworks they may prefer for their homes. Dan also explains how renters can eventually purchase works from Artsicle and shares with us who is the typical art renting client.

 

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Nahema Mehta – Art Remba

6 December 2012

In this edition of the ArtTactic Podcast, we’re here with Nahema Mehta, founder of Art Remba, a NY-based art rental company. First, Nahema explains in detail how Art Remba works, from their subscribers choosing artworks to Art Remba delivering them to the client. Then, she discusses what type of individual is most likely to rent high-end art versus buying artworks via auction, gallery or fair. Also, Nahema details the type of artworks currently available for rent at Art Remba as well as how Art Remba’s subscribers can ultimately purchase the artworks they rent.

David Grosz – Artifex Press

11 November 2012

In this episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, we’re joined by David Grosz, Editor in Chief of Artifex Press, a company dedicated to the publication of digital catalogues raisonnes. First, David details the services Artifex Press will offer as well as describes why the current format of catalogues raisonnes, in book form, is problematic. Also, he explains why the digital format will allow Artifex Press to develop catalogues raisonnes for younger and mid-tier artists. Lastly, David visualizes the layout of how his digital catalogues raisonnes will appear and mentions additional features that will available.

David Grosz – Artifex Press

11 November 2012

In this episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, we’re joined by David Grosz, Editor in Chief of Artifex Press, a company dedicated to the publication of digital catalogues raisonnes. First, David details the services Artifex Press will offer as well as describes why the current format of catalogues raisonnes, in book form, is problematic. Also, he explains why the digital format will allow Artifex Press to develop catalogues raisonnes for younger and mid-tier artists. Lastly, David visualizes the layout of how his digital catalogues raisonnes will appear and mentions additional features that will available.

Matthew Slotover – Frieze Art Fair

1 November 2012

In this episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, Matthew Slotover, co-founder and co-director of the Frieze Art Fair, returns to the podcast to share his thoughts on this year’s fair. First, Matthew talks about the decision to launch Frieze Masters, an adjacent fair featuring works ranging from antiquities to modern art, as well as the success it achieved in its inaugural edition. Then, he compares the atmosphere at Frieze Masters with the ambience and pace of sales at the contemporary driven Frieze Art Fair. Also, Matthew elaborates on the increasingly global art market and identifies some underrated, emerging art scenes.

 

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