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The ArtTactic Podcast, the leading podcast on the art market, covers a wide range of topics from art investment to general topics about the global art market industry. Each episode features an in-depth interview with a key art market figure.

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The ArtTactic Podcast, the leading podcast on the art market, covers a wide range of topics from art investment to general topics about the global art market industry. Each episode features an in-depth interview with a key art market figure.

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35 Ratings
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Great stuff!

By bgreen232323 - Feb 19 2019
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Great podcast for beginning collectors or people just looking to learn more about the art markets

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By LupePrado - Apr 07 2017
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Best podcast on the art market hands down!

iTunes Ratings

35 Ratings
Average Ratings
30
1
3
0
1

Great stuff!

By bgreen232323 - Feb 19 2019
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Great podcast for beginning collectors or people just looking to learn more about the art markets

Thumbs up!

By LupePrado - Apr 07 2017
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Best podcast on the art market hands down!
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ArtTactic

Latest release on Feb 20, 2020

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Rank #1: Kenneth Schlenker on ArtList's spot in the art eCommerce industry

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In this week's episode of the ArtTactic Podcast we chat with Kenneth Schlenker, co-founder and CEO of ArtList, a startup online private art sales website. First, Kenneth tells us how they are effectively utilizing Instagram to attract collectors to their site. Then, he explains why he believes a bubble has emerged in the art e-commerce sector of the art market. Also, Kenneth tells us how he feels about ArtList selling artworks by younger, emerging artists. Lastly, Kenneth talks about the challenges ArtList and other art eCommerce sites face if they wish to flourish in the long-term.

Dec 02 2015

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Rank #2: Bloomberg News' Katya Kazakina reflects on the art market in 2016

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In this end of the year episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, Katya Kazakina, art market reporter for Bloomberg News, reflects on the major events in the art market in 2016. First, Katya selects the contraction of the art market, in particular observed at auction, as the major headline of 2016. Then, she identifies Agnes Martin, Yayoi Kusama, Kerry James Marshall and Harold Ancart as artists who had the best 2016. Also, Katya details Instagram's increasing influence over the past year in terms of how artists are discovered and artworks are sold. Lastly, Katya shares with us how market participants are feeling about the state of the art market as we head into 2017.

Dec 26 2016

27mins

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Rank #3: Judd Tully recaps last week's edition of Art Basel

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In this week's episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, Judd Tully, veteran art market reporter, joins us to recap last week's edition of Art Basel. First, Judd comments on the trend seen in recent years in which several galleries are bringing high-value artworks at a level previously unseen at the fair. Then, Judd reveals if the recent and overdue commercial growth for African American and female artists continued at the fair. Also, he touches on some of the interesting topics discussed amongst insiders at the fair, including a London art advisor who has been scamming deals and advisors, the response to Art Basel Unlimited and the high degree of pre-selling that occurred before the fair. Lastly, Judd describes the current health of the contemporary art market and tells us if there is any reason for concern.

Jun 20 2018

23mins

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Rank #4: Judd Tully reviews the art market in 2019

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In our end of year 2019 episode, Judd Tully, veteran art market reporter and frequent contributor to ARTnews, joins us to recap the art market in 2019. First, Judd identifies some of the top storylines of 2019 for the art market. Then, he reveals who were some of the biggest winners of the year when we think about artists and their markets. Also, he shares what trends in art defined the year. Additionally, Judd tells us his favorite exhibition of 2019. And lastly, Judd gives us a few bold predictions of the art market in 2020.

Dec 23 2019

27mins

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Rank #5: The WSJ's Kelly Crow recaps last week's contemporary auctions

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In this week's edition of the ArtTactic Podcast, Kelly Crow, art market reporter for The Wall Street Journal, joins us to recap last week's major Post-War and Contemporary auctions in New York. First, Kelly addresses the fact that there were few trophy pieces up for auction this season and she speculates if this was due to a lack of estates or if this is a reflection on market sentiment. Then, Kelly identifies some bargain shopping that occurred in the evening sales. Also, she explains why we witnessed several auction records for an older generation of African American artists who are finally being recognized by collectors and museums. Further, Kelly reveals if there is concern about the very quick spike in prices for younger artists at auction and to what extent Asia is pushing up prices for these artists. Lastly, Kelly addresses an unfortunate situation that she is currently reporting on regarding famed collector Donald Bryant.

Nov 21 2019

23mins

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Rank #6: Artnome's Jason Bailey on data and the art market

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In this week's episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, we speak with Jason Bailey, founder of Artnome, who has compiled the largest analytical database of artworks. First, we speak with Jason about how he leverages his database to explore art and data through a variety of projects. Then, he discusses the intersection of blockchain and art and what may serve as a catalyst to get artworks on the blockchain. Also, Jason explores how artists are using machine learning in their art. Lastly, Jason explains why he believes there is significant investment opportunity in female and minority artists.

Apr 08 2019

28mins

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Rank #7: Javier Lumbreras on successfully managing an art investment fund

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In this week’s episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, Javier Lumbreras, CEO of Artemundi Management Limited, joins us to talk about his recently closed art investment fund as well as the art fund industry. First, Javier reflects on his first fund and shares with us his five golden rules for managing a successful art investment fund, a rarity in the art world. Then, Javier identifies some of the challenges and obstacles he faced when launching and managing the fund that he didn’t foresee. Also, he speculates as to why more art funds haven’t successfully launched in the art world given its appeal as an alternative asset. Lastly, given the art market and macroeconomy has changed over the past five years, Javier details to what extent he will modify his strategy and approach for his second fund.

Jan 13 2017

20mins

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Rank #8: The Wharton School's Jerry Wind on Sotheby's Going Private

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In this week's episode, we're joined by professor Jerry Wind, the Lauder Professor Emeritus and Professor of Marketing at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and co-author of Can Art Aid in Resolving Conflicts. First, we discuss the recent news of Sotheby's being purchased and transforming from a publicly traded auction house to a privately owned business. Jerry explains some of the ways being a public company may have been prohibitive for Sotheby's. Also, he shares how he envisions their business evolving. Further, Jerry tells us how Sotheby's and its rival Christie's may compete against each other now that both are private firms. Then, we discuss Jerry's new book, Can Art Aid in Resolving Conflicts and he identifies some of the most notable examples of when art played a role in resolving conflicts or building bridges among opposing groups.

Jul 24 2019

19mins

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Rank #9: Advisor Anne Bruder gives advice on collecting contemporary art

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In this week's edition of the ArtTactic Podcast, we're joined by Anne Bruder, founder of Anne Bruder Art, a New York-based art advisory firm specializing in contemporary art. First, Anne shares with us how she helps new collectors figure out what kind of art they like and want to have in their collections. Then, she reveals how often her clients consider the investment component of a potential acquisition and what advice she gives her clients who ask about art as an investment. Also, Anne explains the best strategy for collectors who are trying to get in the front of a gallery waiting list for a hot artist. Lastly, Anne lists some emerging artists she's currently excited about and advising her clients to consider for their collections.

Feb 22 2018

16mins

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Rank #10: Judd Tully recaps the art market in 2018

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In this end of the year episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, Judd Tully, veteran art market reporter, joins us to review the art market in 2018. First, Judd shares the top storylines of the year with us. Then, he identifies which artists were the biggest winners over the past 12 months. Also, Judd discusses how Instagram is impacting several facets of the art market. Finally, Judd reveals how market participants are feeling as head into 2019 and also gives us two bold predictions for the art market next year.

Dec 24 2018

24mins

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Rank #11: ArtReview's Mark Rappolt reviews their Power 100 annual rankings

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In this week's edition of the ArtTactic Podcast, Mark Rappolt, editor-in-chief of ArtReview, joins us to review their recently published Power 100 ranking, listing the year's most influential people in the contemporary art world. First, we discuss the #metoo movement's place in the top 5 of this year's list and how it is infiltrating the art world. Then, we breakdown David Zwirner's rise to number 1 on the list as well as Larry Gagosian's fall to 22. Also, Mark lists some important trends on this year's list and identifies a few highly influential individuals on the list that may be under the radar.

Dec 03 2018

13mins

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Rank #12: ARTnews' Nate Freeman recaps Frieze and the October contemporary auctions

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In this week's episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, Nate Freeman, senior staff writer at ARTnews, joins us to recap last week's Frieze Art Fair as well as the major October contemporary auctions. First, Nate explains why this year's edition of the fair was particularly successful for exhibiting galleries. Then, he discusses the shift in power from galleries to blue-chip artists, who are more frequently calling the shots when it comes to including their artworks in galleries' booths. Also, for those who weren't able to attend Frieze, Nate identifies some of the most talked about artworks from this year's fair. Additionally, Nate shares some of the major takeaways from last week's contemporary auctions in London and speculates where the art market stands at the end of a busy week in London.

Oct 11 2017

19mins

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Rank #13: Artnet News' Nate Freeman recaps Art Basel Miami Beach

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In this week's episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, Nate Freeman, senior art business reporter for Artnet News, joins us to recap this year's edition of Art Basel Miami Beach. First, Nate discusses how Maurizio Cattelan's $120,000 banana took over the fair and why this fair will forever be known as "Banana Basel". Then, Nate shares his thoughts on the overall fair and how the strong the art and market was during the week. Also, he identifies artists, besides Cattelan, who had important weeks at the fair. Further, Nate explains how successful the inaugural exhibition was at the new Rubell Family Collection museum.

Dec 12 2019

20mins

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Rank #14: Shea Goli and Patrick van der Vorst on Paddle8's first live streaming auctions

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In this week's episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, Paddle8's Shea Goli, head of the London contemporary sale, and Patrick van der Vorst, UK CEO, update us on the online auction house following its merger with Auctionata as well as share news about their first live streaming auctions. First, six months after the announced merger with Auctionata, Patrick and Shea tell us the ways in which Paddle8 has benefited from joining with competitor Auctionata. Then, they highlight areas of strength and weakness in the mid-market, where the majority of the art market operates. Additionally, with major auction houses recently launching eCommerce platforms, Shea and Patrick reveal Paddle's pitch to persuade consignors to sell with them. Also, they tell us about their upcoming Paddle8 Pad, a set of live streaming auctions and why they decided to pursue the live sales format. Lastly, they highlight some lots from their inaugural lives sales.

Nov 29 2016

9mins

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Rank #15: ArtTactic's Anders Petterson and MutualArt's Zohar Elhanani on data and transparency

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In this week's episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, Anders Petterson, founder and managing director of ArtTactic, and Zohar Elhanani, CEO of MutualArt, join us to discuss the importance of data and transparency in the art market. First, Anders reflects on his experiences in the art market over the past two decades and describes the level of increased access to data and market transparency since then. After, Zohar, having a diverse background with significant experience outside of the art world, explains what the art world can learn from other industries who have experienced transformations in how data is leveraged. Then, they identify what kind of additional data and improved transparency the market is seeking. Also, they touch on ArtTactic and MutualArt's new partnership surrounding involving advanced analytics to participants in ArtTactic's ArtForecaster competitions.

Jun 15 2018

25mins

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Rank #16: Sotheby's Noah Wunsch on e-commerce growth in the art market

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In this week's episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, we're joined by Noah Wunsch, global head of e-commerce at Sotheby's. First, Noah discusses the importance of brand innovation and how he has worked to bring that to Sotheby's, a firm that already possesses such a valuable and established brand. Then, he shares how much growth Sotheby's has had on the e-commerce platform over the past few years. Also, Noah touches on what it was like to incorporate such a large e-commerce platform to such a historic business like Sotheby's. Then, he identifies the top performing categories on the e-commerce platform and he reveals what he would say to a potential consignor who is reluctant to sell their art in an e-commerce sale.

Oct 30 2019

20mins

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Rank #17: ArtTactic's Anders Petterson shares his art market outlook for 2018

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In this week's episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, Anders Petterson, founder and CEO of ArtTactic, joins us to share his insights on the art market in 2018 from ArtTactic's brand new report, Global Art Market Outlook 2018. First, Anders recaps the performance of the art market in 2017. Then, he describes the overall sentiment in the art market as we enter 2018 and how it varies based on price point. Also, he reveals how sentiment differs for the different major regions in the global art market.

Feb 07 2018

13mins

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Rank #18: Bloomberg News' Katya Kazakina on the rush for Black Artists

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In this week's episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, Katya Kazakina, art market report for Bloomberg News, joins us to discuss the important correction happening in the art world in which collectors and museums are increasingly focusing on collecting Black artists. First, Katya pinpoints how and when this correction began. Then, she discusses how important it has become for prominent museums to acquire Black artists for their collections and how successful they have been at this given the recent increase in prices for these artworks. After, Katya identifies some of the key Black artists being targeted by museums, including Mark Bradford, Sam Gilliam, David Hammons, Barkley Hendricks, Chris Ofili and others. Also, Katya talks about how this trend is translating at art galleries, where they are beginning to show and represent more younger black artists. Lastly, Katya speculates if this trend will be more long-lasting than others in the art market and she also highlights some Black artists who will be up for auction in next month's May auctions.

Apr 25 2018

17mins

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Rank #19: Artory's Nanne Dekking on Building an Artwork Registry

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In this week's episode of the ArtTactic Podcast we speak with Nanne Dekking, founder and CEO of Artory, whose mission is to create a vast artwork registry. First, we ask Nanne about their partnership with Christie's and if they plan to partner with more auction houses moving forward. Then, he breaks down the competitive landscape in the artwork registry space and identifies the keys to being the surviving registry that the art world utilizes. Also, Nanne explains how much demand there is for this type of product at this moment and why that it will continue to grow moving forward.

Jul 15 2019

17mins

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Rank #20: ARTnews' Nate Freeman recaps The Armory Show

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In this week's edition of the ArtTactic Podcast, Nate Freeman, senior staff writer at ARTnews, joins us to recap the The Armory Show which occurred this past weekend in New York City. First, Nate touches on Benjamin Genocchio's impact on this year's fair in his first full year as director. Then, he shares his reporting on the evolution of the popular Kusama installation at this year's fair. Also, Nate discusses the level of sales at this year's edition of The Armory Show as well as how the market is feeling after the weekend. Lastly, Nate provides us with his thoughts on some of the other fairs taking place this weekend.

Mar 07 2017

17mins

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