Richard Polsky – I Bought Andy Warhol

Richard Polsky – I Bought Andy Warhol

9 July 2009

In this episode of the ArtTactic Podcast art dealer and author Richard Polsky rejoins the podcast. Richard shares his thoughts on the results of the recent Contemporary auctions in London and what they tell us about the state of the art market. He also addresses the fascinating markets of Alexander Calder and Peter Doig, artists who seem to not only be unaffected by the recession but have actually prospered during this time. Lastly, Richard speculates on what kind of art market activity we should see during the art market summer vacation and if the hiatus is coming at a good time for the art market given where it is in the recovery process.

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.

Michael Moses – Mei Moses Art Index

27 May 2009

In part 2 of our podcast with Michael Moses, the professor thoroughly discusses asset allocation and how art has performed on a historical basis in comparison to more traditional securities. Moses also provides his opinion on art investment funds and when it would make sense for an individual to invest in one. Lastly, he addresses the idea of betting on the Mei Moses Index and what it could mean for collectors as well as auction houses in the future.

Larry Warsh – AW Asia

22 May 2009

In this podcast Larry Warsh, founder of AW Asia, a private organization in New York City that promotes contemporary Chinese art, discusses the phenomenal development of the contemporary Chinese art market over the past decade. Larry also previews the upcoming Christie’s Asian Contemporary Art sale in Hong Kong. Warsh shares his insights on the progression and long-term future of the contemporary Chinese art market as well as his views on the new Chinese collector base.

Michael Moses – Mei Moses Art Index

20 May 2009

In the first part of our podcast with Professor Michael Moses, co-founder of the Mei Moses Art Index and Beautiful Asset Advisors, Michael discusses the recent performance of the Mei Moses Art Index and provides some perspective by comparing it to past art market downturns. Also, he shares his thoughts on the excessive guarantees previously offered by auction houses as well as why despite new wealth in the art market, the downturn still transpired to the degree that it did.

Indian Art Market Confidence Survey – May 2009 Video Preview

13 May 2009

In this preview of ArtTactic’s May 2009 Indian Art Market Confidence Survey Report we are joined by founder and managing director of ArtTactic Anders Petterson who discusses some of the key findings in this editions report Also Anders introduces us to ArtTactic’s Survival Rating methodology which for the first time is applied to the Indian art market.

Richard Polsky – I Bought Andy Warhol

6 May 2009

In part 1 of our interview with art dealer and author Richard Polsky, he examines the major events that led to the significant decline in the art market. He also addresses the importance of the upcoming May auctions in New York as well the reasons behind the makeup of these sales. Lastly, Richard details the necessary steps that must transpire in the near future in order for the recovery process to begin.

Richard Polsky – I Bought Andy Warhol

13 March 2009

In Part 2 of our interview with art dealer and author Richard Polsky, we ask Richard his opinion on the staying power of prominent artist Richard Prince, Banksy, Cecily Brown and Elizabeth Peyton. Then, Richard discusses the contents of his first book, I Bought Andy Warhol, as well as his upcoming sequel, I Sold Andy Warhol Too Soon. Included in the discussion, Richard shares an anecdote about a food fight he witnessed at an event in a Los Angeles based art gallery.

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