Emerging Art Market Series

Meg Maggio – Pekin Fine Arts

17 July 2012

In this edition of the ArtTactic Podcast, we’re joined by Meg Maggio, Director of Pekin Fine Arts, a Beijing-based contemporary art gallery, to talk about the state of the Chinese contemporary art market. First, Meg elaborates on the excitement currently in China to identify the next generation of rising artist stars and how similar this validation system is to the process in the US and Europe. Then, she describes to what extent her gallery’s Asian clients have embraced collecting US and European art. Also, Meg offers offers some advice to international galleries trying to sell their artworks to Asian collectors at Asian art fairs.  Lastly, Meg talks about how much the Chinese art market has changed in the last two decades.

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Mauro Herlitzka – PINTA

30 May 2012

In this edition of the ArtTactic Podcast, Mauro Herlitzka, Institutional Director of PINTA, joins us to preview PINTA London and provide us with an update on the state of the Latin American art market.  First, Mauro identifies some of the trends in the contemporary Latin American art scene that will be manifested at this year’s edition of the fair. With PINTA hosting fairs in both New York and London, Mauro then compares the development of the Latin American art scenes in these two cultural capitals. Lastly, he discusses the shifting tastes in the Latin American art market towards contemporary art.

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Magnus Renfrew – ART HK

20 May 2012

In this episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, we’re here with Magnus Renfrew, fair director of ART HK, to recap this year’s edition of the fair. First, Magnus touches on the level of sales this year as well as the type of artists exhibited compared to past years at the fair. Then, he discusses the evolving strategies implemented by US & European galleries to attract Asian collectors. Magnus also shares his thoughts on the increasing trend of blue chip galleries establishing posts in Hong Kong. Lastly, now that Art Basel has acquired ART HK, he reveals any changes we can expect in future years at the fair.

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Neha Kirpal – India Art Fair

17 February 2012

In this episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, Neha Kirpal, Director of the India Art Fair, returns to the podcast to recap the India Art Fair. First, Neha provides us with some interesting statistics regarding this year’s fair, including overall attendance figures. Then, she touches on the international presence of galleries exhibiting at the fair and why this is important to the future of the fair and the Indian art market. Lastly, Neha discusses to what extent the large number of visitors are turning into art buyers and collectors.

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Neha Kirpal – India Art Fair

17 February 2012

In this episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, Neha Kirpal, Director of the India Art Fair, returns to the podcast to recap the India Art Fair. First, Neha provides us with some interesting statistics regarding this year’s fair, including overall attendance figures. Then, she touches on the international presence of galleries exhibiting at the fair and why this is important to the future of the fair and the Indian art market. Lastly, Neha discusses to what extent the large number of visitors are turning into art buyers and collectors

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Sapna Kar – India Art Collective

28 September 2011

In this edition of the ArtTactic Podcast, Sapna Kar, co-founder and director of India Art Collective, joins us to tell us about India’s first online art fair. Sapna begins by providing some information about the galleries and artworks that will be at the fair as well as the layout of the online fair from the visitor’s perspective. Then, she shares her thoughts on the VIP Art Fair and explains how India Art Collective will compare.

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William MacDougall – MacDougall’s Auction House

14 September 2011

In this episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, William MacDougall, co-founder and co-director of MacDougall’s Auction House, the London-based auction house specializing in Russian Art, returns to the podcast to update us on the Russian art market. First, William gives us a sense of how the Russian art market is holding up in this economic climate. Also, he compares the very different Contemporary and Classic Russian art marketplaces. Then, William argues that art is an asset that collectors have confidence in at the moment. Lastly, he tells us about Russian buyers’ trends and the possibility of Chinese buyers entering the Russian art market.

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Dinesh Vazirani – Saffronart

3 February 2010

In this episode of the podcast, we talk with Dinesh Vazirani, Co-founder and Director of Saffronart, the Mumbai-based online auction house and gallery. Dinesh starts by discussing the performance of the Indian art market in 2009 and to what extent it aligned with his own personal expectations. Then, he addresses the heavy presence of speculators that existed in the Indian art market and what kind of threat they are to the health of the Indian art market. After, Dinesh dissects the major changes to the Indian art collector base over the past decade. Additionally, Dinesh shares his outlook for the Indian art market for 2010, why Saffronart’s online model has been so successful and lastly whether or not Saffronart will auction off U.S. and European art in the future.

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David Ciclitira & Rodman Primack – Korean Eye & Phillips de Pury

26 June 2009

In this ArtTactic Podcast, we’re joined by two guests, David Ciclitira, founder of Korean Eye, and Rodman Primack, Phillip de Pury’s London chairman. In this episode, David and Rodman discuss in detail the Korean Eye, an international initiative with the goal of broadening the exposure and appeal of Korean contemporary art as well as its current exhibition in London at the Saatchi Gallery. The two also discuss several aspects of the Korean contemporary art market including the current art scene within Korea and how it has evolved over the past five years.

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Amrita Jhaveri – AM art India Private Limited

23 June 2009

In this episode of the ArtTactic Podcast were joined by Amrita Jhaveri, founder of AM art India Private Limited. Amrita provides us with her thoughts on the most recent major Indian contemporary and modern art auctions that occurred earlier this month in London as well as how the downturn has impacted the health of the Indian art market. Also, Amrita details several of the reasons behind the amazing development of the modern and contemporary Indian art market over the past decade. Lastly, she touches on how the excess of art funds in India has resulted in a highly speculative Indian art market.

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