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.

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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.

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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.

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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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