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Top Artists Report – October 2020

  • Analyst: Lindsay Dewar
  • Pages: 72
  • Access: Analyst Pro

Which artists emerged in 2020? Who is experiencing a rediscovery? Which markets are growing or stagnating? And why did Andy Warhol (‘the bellwether of the art market’) drop 12 spots in our Top Artist ranking?

The third edition of this ArtTactic report provides a unique insight into Post-War & Contemporary art auctions at Sotheby’s, Christie’s and Phillips in London and New York as well as Hong Kong (new in this edition) from 2015 to August 2020. Nearly 49,000 lots and over 4,800 artists from evening, day and incubator sales were analysed by nationality, age and gender. This report provides a new and unique insight into dynamics of the Post-War & Contemporary art market in New York, London and Hong Kong, highlighting artists’ markets that are growing as well as stagnating.

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Analytical Tools: 
Comparative Market Analysis by Artist Nationalities
Map with Artist Population Distribution and Market Share
Special Focus: Wet Paint Artists, Under 45 Artists, Black American Artists, and Female Artists
Artist Regional Analysis
Top 250 Artist Ranking 2020 YTD


NEW Analytical Tools: 
Top Rank & Analysis: Wet Paint Artists