Daniel Cassady – ARTnews

Daniel Cassady – ARTnews

22 November 2022

In this week’s edition of the ArtTactic Podcast we’re joined by Daniel Cassady, art business reporter for ARTnews, to recap last week’s major NY post-war and contemporary auctions. First, Daniel reveals how the sales did from an overall perspective. Then, he discusses emerging artists at auction versus more established artists. Also, Daniel reveals if market participants were surprised by the softening witnessed in the auctions. After, he identifies some artwork highlights and surprising results. Lastly, Daniel gauges how the market is feeling heading into Art Basel Miami, the last major test for the art market in 2022.

Julia Halperin – Artnet News

30 October 2022

In this week’s episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, Julia Halperin, executive editor at Artnet News, joins us to recap Frieze London and Paris+. First, Julia tells us what the scene was like at the inaugural edition of Paris+. Then, she compares Paris+ to Frieze London and shares if a preference between the two is already developing. Also, Julia reveals the strength of sales at the fairs and to what extent the softening economy is impacting the art market. Lastly, Julia identifies some of the major art market events of the year she will be closely monitoring.

Simon de Pury – de PURY

14 July 2022

In this week’s edition of the ArtTactic Podcast we speak with Simon de Pury, founder of de PURY, about the announcement of their new series of curated auctions in which artists receive the proceeds from the auction. First, Simon shares the concept behind this new auction series and how it came about. Then, he speculates why we are at a point now where artists are more inclined to embrace auctions after it being such a taboo arena for them for so many years. Also, Simon reflects on how long he has been contemplating artists’ exclusion from the auction process and how they can be more involved. After, he reveals what conversations were like with artists who wanted to participate and why some chose not to do so.

 

Naomi Rea – Artnet News

21 June 2022

In this week’s edition of the ArtTactic Podcast, Naomi Rea, European market editor at Artnet News, helps us recap this year’s edition of Art Basel. Being the first iteration of the fair in its summer spot since before the pandemic, Naomi first tells us what the atmosphere was like and if it felt similar to pre-pandemic editions. Also, she reveals if the fair was well attended by participants outside of Europe. Additionally, Naomi describes the level of sales at the fair this year and identifies some of the most noteworthy ones. Then, she discusses a change in Art Basel exhibitor rules that magnified the divide between younger and more established artists that we are witnessing in the market. Further, Naomi shares to what extent the economic uncertainty we are witnessing permeated into the art fair. Lastly, she clarifies where market sentiment sits as we head into the summer months.

 

Richard Polsky – Richard Polsky Art Authentication

28 April 2022

In this week’s edition of the ArtTactic Podcast, we’re joined by Richard Polsky, author, dealer and founder of Richard Polsky Art Authentication as he helps us preview Andy Warhol’s Shot Sage Blue Marilyn which is up for auction at Christie’s with a $200 million pre-sale estimate. First, Richard explains why the Marilyn Monroe 40 inch portrait is so important not only in Warhol’s practice but also in Post-War Art in general. Then, he shares the story behind how it became known as a “Shot” painting. Also, Richard identifies some potential buyers of this masterpiece. After, he gives us more details on the seller of the painting and lastly Richard predicts what it will ultimately sell for at auction.

Jason Bailey – ClubNFT

25 March 2022

In this week’s episode of the podcast, we’re joined by Jason Bailey, co-founder of Artnome and ClubNFT, to chat about the digital art space. First, tells us about the history of the digital art space and what the environment was like then when it wasn’t nearly as popular as it is today. Then, he identifies some concerning issues facing NFTs and how his new venture, Club NFT, aims to resolve them. one of the few people who have been heavily involved in the traditional art world with data and analysis and the digital art world. Also, Jason speculates if there will be significant crossover between the NFT and traditional art world in the future.

Robert Dimin – Denny Dimin Gallery

24 February 2022

In this week’s episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, we’re joined by Robert Dimin, partner at Denny Dimin Gallery. First, Rob tells us when he established the gallery and how it fits within the gallery ecosystem in NYC. Then, he describes the experience of owning a gallery in NYC during the pandemic and updates us on where things stand at the moment. After, Rob dives into the gallery business model and identifies some of the primary costs and challenges of operating a gallery and reveals the ways a gallery can grow. Further, Rob touches on the keys to a successful gallery-artist relationship.

Melanie Gerlis – The Art Fair Story: A Rollercoaster Ride

7 February 2022

In this week’s episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, we chat with Melanie Gerlis, art market columnist for the Financial Times, about her brand new book, The Art Fair Story: A Rollercoaster Ride. First, Melanie shares the history of when art fairs originated and what was their original purpose. Then, she identifies some of the most pivotal moments in the modern history of art fairs that had a significant impact on the art market. Also, Melanie explains why art fairs today are so polarizing and speculates how long this feeling has persisted. Lastly, she predicts how art fairs may substantially evolve in the next several years.

Jamie Bennett and Jan Serwart – Larry’s List and NAMAC

21 January 2022

In this week’s edition of the ArtTactic Podcast, Jamie Bennett, head of social media and partnerships at Larry’s List, an art market knowledge company, and Jan Serwart, founder of NAMAC, a quantitative art market research company, join us to discuss their Art Collector Instagram Attention Report. First, Jamie and Jan tell us why all of the interactions on Instagram between users is important information that can be extracted to provide insights on what is going on in the art market. Then, they explain how exactly they assessed how much attention artists were receiving on Instagram. After, Jamie and Jan reveal who were the top attention receiving artists in their report. Also, they shared some key differences in attention artists received by geography.

Benjamin Sutton – The Art Newspaper

23 December 2021

In this week’s episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, Benjamin Sutton, editor of the Americas at The Art Newspaper, joins us for our end of the year podcast to recap the art market in 2021. First, Benjamin shares his biggest moment of the art market this past year. Then, he reveals some of the winners in the art market in 2021. Also, Benjamin identifies the trends in art that defined the year. Lastly, Benjamin gives a bold prediction for the art market in 2022.

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