Meg Maggio – Pékin Fine Arts

Meg Maggio – Pékin Fine Arts

31 May 2013

In this edition of the ArtTactic Podcast, Meg Maggio, owner of Pekin Fine Arts, joins us from Hong Kong to discuss her experience exhibiting at this year’s Art Basel Hong Kong. First, Meg elaborates on the noticeable differences in this year’s edition of the fair, the inaugural edition under the Art Basel brand. Then, she shares her opinion on the strength of the current Chinese contemporary art market as well as how her gallery did at this year’s fair. Also, Meg elaborates on the depth of quality, emerging Chinese artists and if she believes US and European art galleries with presences in Asia are beginning to better attract Asian collectors.

Amrita Jhaveri – Jhaveri Contemporary

12 March 2013

In this week’s edition of the ArtTactic Podcast, Indian art collector and advisor Amrita Jhaveri joins us to preview her upcoming single-owner sale at Sotheby’s. First, Amrita discusses her decision to sell part of her Indian art collection at this time. Then, she compares acquiring and collecting Indian artwork nearly two decades ago to present times. Amrita also elaborates on the state of the modern and contemporary Indian art market and identifies some of the key steps needed for the Indian art market to continue its growth.

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.

Kate Cary Evans – Art Radar Asia

11 October 2012

In this week’s episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, Kate Cary Evans, Founder and Executive Editor of Art Radar Asia, joins us with an update on the Chinese contemporary art market in Hong Kong. First, Kate recaps a lackluster Chinese contemporary auction that was held this past weekend in Hong Kong and argues why the Chinese contemporary market is currently experiencing a softening in the market. Then, she discusses the evolution of the gallery scene in Hong Kong and speculates on the right model required for a non-Asian gallery to find success in Hong Kong. Lastly, Kate shares how the Hong Kong art market reacted to news that China’s Guardian and Poly Auctions will have a presence in Hong Kong.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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