Kelly Crow – The Wall Street Journal

Kelly Crow – The Wall Street Journal

22 July 2021

In this week’s edition of the ArtTactic Podcast we chat with Kelly Crow, art market reporter for The Wall Street Journal, about how the art world is coming out of the pandemic. First, Kelly discusses shifts in tastes for certain contemporary artists and types of artworks during the pandemic. Then, she touches on the softening of several established artists including Jeff Koons. Additionally, Kelly reveals to what extent the mainstream art world is embracing NFTs. Finally, Kelly tells us how the auction market is doing relative to before and during the pandemic as well as how much Asian millennial buyers have to do with it.

Ronnie Pirovino and Lindsay Griffith – Christie’s Trespassing

9 July 2021

In this week’s episode of the ArtTactic we’re joined by Ronnie Pirovino, contemporary art collector, curator, appraiser and recognized as one of the early and most prolific collectors of KAWS’ work and Lindsay Griffith, Head of Department for Prints & Multiples in New York at Christie’s, ahead of their co-curated auction Trespassing at Christie’s. First, we ask Lindsay about the intersection between urban and contemporary art as well as last year’s inaugural Trespassing sale. Then, Ronnie shares why they included a select number of NFTs in this year’s auction. Also, Lindsay explains how robust the art market is at this moment and why it is doing so well. Further, Ronnie addresses the significant number of urban art collectors who have expanded their collecting interests to more mainstream contemporary artists and how that trend has continued over the past year. Finally, Ronnie and Lindsay share a few of their favorite artworks in their Trespassing auction which is live now at Christie’s.

 

Meg Maggio – Pékin Fine Arts

29 June 2021

In this week’s episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, we chat with Meg Maggio, director at Pekin Fine Arts, about the latest happenings in the Chinese art scene. First, Meg recalls what the start of the pandemic was like for her and the art world in Beijing and what her experience has been like relocating from Beijing to Hong Kong to the States. Then, after giving up her gallery space in Beijing, she shares her mindset as she weights her options on what kind of a gallery space she needs moving forward. Also, we touch on the rapidly evolving museum space in China and how high caliber museum shows are positively impacting several aspects of the Chinese art scene. Further, Meg touches on the red hot Chinese art market as well as the growing number of art fairs throughout Asia.

 

Philip Hoffman – The Fine Art Group

1 June 2021

In this week’s edition of the ArtTactic Podcast, Philip Hoffman, founder and CEO of The Fine Art Group, joins us to discuss their recent acquisition of Pall Mall Art Advisors. First, Philip tells us about Pall Mall and why they decided to acquire them at this time in which we are seeing increasing consolidation in the art market. Then, he reveals what he sees as the future of services to collectors and identifies what collectors are looking for at this time. Also, Philip explains the importance of appraisals and the frequency at which artworks should be appraised. After, he gives his sense on the state of the art market from when Covid initially started to where we are today. Lastly, Philip shares where he is seeing interesting value opportunities in the broader art market now.

Behind The Report – NFT Art Market Report

17 May 2021

In this edition of Behind The Report, Adam Green previews our inaugural NFT Art Market Report focusing on the sale of NFTs during the period of January 2020 to May 2021.

Adam Green and Anders Petterson – Mailbag Podcast Episode

13 May 2021

In this week’s special mailbag podcast episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, ArtTactic’s Adam Green and Anders Petterson answer questions from listeners focused on art fairs, the art market during the pandemic, NFTs and more.

Richard Polsky – Richard Polsky Art Authentication

16 April 2021

In this week’s episode of the ArtTactic Podcast we chat with Richard Polsky, author, dealer and founder of Richard Polsky Art Authentication, about the 10 year anniversary of the closing of the Andy Warhol Authentication Board. First, Richard tells us how the board operated and what the experience was like to get an artwork authenticated by it. Then, he shares how the market and relevant participants reacted when the Warhol Foundation announced they were closing the Authentication Board? Also, Richard reveals to what extent the closing of the Authentication Board impacted the artist’s market. Finally, Richard updates on how he is trying to fill the void left behind with his business Richard Polsky Art Authentication.

Bimpe Nkontchou – W8 Advisory

2 March 2021

In this week’s episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, we’re joined by Bimpe Nkontchou, founder & managing principal of W8 Advisory, a multi-family office and wealth management practice, based in London, focused on high net worth African families. First, we ask Bimpe why there is suddenly increased focus on the contemporary African art scene. Then, she tells us if African high net worth families are viewing contemporary African art as an alternative asset class. Also, Bimpe shares if Africans are beginning to collect art in response to the increased popularity of contemporary African art. Additionally, she explains how vital art patronage is to the African art community as well as the important role established African artists are playing to ensure that emerging artists can develop their practices and careers.

 

Ochuko Ojiri – Ramp Gallery

22 February 2021

In this week’s episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, we chat with Ochuko Ojiri, founder of Ramp Gallery, a London-based gallery specializing in emerging and contemporary artists. First, Chuko updates us on the lockdown in London and how it is impacting galleries. Then, he tells us how the gallery has been able to find success despite opening just a few months before the pandemic started. Also, Chuko shares how younger artists have managed through the pandemic, explains the positive impact of Instagram on both his gallery and his artists and offers advice to emerging artists who are just beginning their careers.

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