Art Market Podcasts

Interviews with leaders and innovators in the global art industry

Amir H. Fallah – Artist

18 May 2022

In this week’s edition of the podcast, we chat with artist Amir H. Fallah. First, Amir explains why he believes it is important for artists to openly discuss their experiences navigating the art world. Then, he shares some guiding principles that help him manage several aspects of his career. Also, Amir discusses what it was like to not experience success immediately in his career, identifies qualities he looks for in a gallery, explains the importance of having relationships with his collectors and reveals how he manages his emotions when his artworks come up for auction.

 

Edouard Gouin – Convelio

5 May 2022

In this week’s episode of the ArtTactic Podcast we chat with Edouard Gouin, co-founder and CEO of Convelio, about the art shipping industry. First, Edouard tells us how Convelio fits within the art shipping landscape. Then, he details how they are innovating in an otherwise antiquated space. Also, Edouard identifies Covid and the war in Ukraine as the two primary reasons for substantially increased shipping costs over the past year. Further, he shares to what extent the art shipping industry is focused on shipping in a more environmentally friendly manner. Lastly, Edouard offers us some shipping advice and identifies some common mistakes to avoid.

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.

Audrey Ou – TRLab

19 April 2022

In this week’s episode of the podcast, we’re joined by Audrey Ou, co-founder and CEO of TRLab, a creative production studio and NFT sale platform focused on fine art. First, Audrey tells us more about TRLab and how it fits into the NFT space. Then, she shares to what extent the NFT and traditional art spaces have already crossed over and how much potential there is for this in the future. Also, Audrey comments on the saturation of the nascent NFT industry and what it will take for products to succeed in the long-run. Lastly, she discusses the educational and curatorial void in the NFT world and how TRLab is trying to fill that.

José da Silva – The Art Newspaper

5 April 2022

In this week’s episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, we chat with José da Silva, exhibitions editor of The Art Newspaper, about their Visitor Figures annual museum survey. First, José shares some museum attendance trends from 2021 and how they compare to the previous year. Then, he explains to what extent COVID is still impacting museums and how many are operating at a normal capacity. Also, José identifies different tactics museums are employing to attract visitors including Tik Tok. Lastly, José reveals a few of the most surprising takeaways from this year’s survey.

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.

Sara Reisman and Thomas E Moore III – National Academy of Design

17 March 2022

In this week’s edition of the ArtTactic Podcast, we chat with Sara Reisman, chief curator and director of NA affairs at the National Academy of Design, and Thomas Moore, director of development at the National Academy of Design. First, Sara and Thomas tell us about the history of the academy and why it was established. After opening in 1825, they then tell us what the academy has been doing the past few hundred years. Then, Sara and Thomas explain how artists join the academy. Also, they share why they think the academy still resonates today with reputable artists, such as recent Academicians like Rashid Johnson and Julie Mehretu. Lastly, they tell us why they have embraced a startup mentality despite being a few hundred years old.

Lisa Movius – The Art Newspaper

7 March 2022

In this week’s episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, Lisa Movius, the China Bureau Chief and Asia Correspondent for The Art Newspaper, joins us to update us on the Chinese art market. First, Lisa tells us how things are in China at the moment with COVID. Then, she shares the mood in China at the moment within the art world. Also, Lisa explains how Chinese galleries have been able to thrive during the pandemic due to being agile.

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.

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