Art Market Podcasts

Interviews with leaders and innovators in the global art industry

Cosmin Ene – Contribute.to

11 June 2021

In this week’s edition of the ArtTactic Podcast, we speak with Cosmin Ene, founder and CEO of Contribute.to, a tool that lets people pay artists, creatives and creators for the work they enjoy seeing online. First, Cosmin tells us how Contribute.to works to help facilitate instant payments online to artists. Then, he shares how he came up with the idea for Contribute.to during the pandemic. Also, Cosmin explains what people are getting in return for contributions to artists. Additionally, Cosmin reveals how social media has transformed how creators are engaging with their audiences. Further, he comments on the increasing trend of crowdsourcing and patronage online. Finally, Cosmin shares some success stories from Contribute.to’s platform.

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.

Joe Charalambous – TPC Art Finance

24 May 2021

In this week’s episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, we chat with Joe Charalambous, president and founding partner of TPC Art Finance, a firm that delivers tailored art-backed lending services to the global art community. First, Joe explains how TPC Art Finance fits in the industry landscape. Then, he reveals how things unfolded in the art financing area when the pandemic initially started and where things are now. Also, Joe reveals what we are seeing in the broader economy and how it is translating into the types of interest rates he can provide borrowers. Lastly, Joe walks us through the process of actually getting an art loan.

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.

Loring Randolph – Frieze New York

25 April 2021

In this week’s episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, Loring Randolph, director of programming at Frieze New York, joins us to preview next week’s Frieze New York art fair, the first major in-person art fair in the US in 2021. First, Loring shares how much deliberation there was as to if the fair would occur in person. Then, she reveals what visitors can expect this year in terms of safety measures for the fair. Also, Loring tells us how different galleries’ attitudes were about participating in the fair. Lastly, Loring previews some of the art that will be on view as well as the accompanying programming for the fair.

 

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.

Rebecca Anne Proctor – Independent Journalist

5 April 2021

In this week’s edition of the ArtTactic Podcast, we’re joined by Rebecca Anne Proctor, an independent journalist based in Dubai, to recap this year’s edition of Art Dubai, the first major art fair to occur in person in 2021. First, Rebecca updates us on the current situation in Dubai regarding COVID. Then, she shares her experience of attending Art Dubai in person and reveals the notable differences between this year’s edition and previous ones. Also, Rebecca reveals how safe she and other attendees felt at the fair. Then, she tells us how eager galleries were to participate in the fair. Lastly, Rebecca answers based on her in person experience if she feels more confident that art fairs later this year will occur.

Barry Avrich – Made You Look: A True Story About Fake Art

22 March 2021

In this week’s episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, Barry Avrich, producer and director at Melbar Entertainment Group joins us to chat about his new documentary Made You Look: A True Story About Fake Art that chronicles the events of the largest art fraud in American history. First, Barry shares a brief recap of the infamous Knoedler Gallery art fraud. Then, he tells us what inspired him to make a documentary about this unprecedented fraud. Also, he reveals how eager Ann Freedman, the former director of Knoedler Gallery, was to participate in the documentary and if Barry believes Ann knew she was selling fake artworks or not. Then Barry explains why the blame seems to fall on Ann, rather than Glafira Rosales, who was selling the fakes to Knoedler Gallery, and the forger, Pei-Shen Qian. Finally, Barry tells us if the art world has changed in any meaningful way as a result of the Knoeder Gallery fraud.

Francesca Bellini-Joseph – ACT Programme

9 March 2021

In this week’s episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, we chat with Francesca Bellini-Joseph, founder of ACT Programme, an online platform that offers art career transformation programs for the art world. First, we talk to Francesca about her career path and why she eventually established ACT Programme. Then, she explains why artists need to consider themselves entrepreneurs rather than simply artists. Also, Francesca reveals some of the skills that artists are taught in their artist program. Regarding galleries, Francesca highlights certain things that galleries could be doing differently to improve their businesses, which became especially evident during the pandemic. And finally, she identifies some of the different areas Act Programme focuses on in the program they offer galleries.

 

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