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.
The New York Times' Jori Finkel on the Flourishing LA Art Scene
In this week's episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, we speak with Jori Finkel, who covers art in L.A. as a regular writer for The New York Times and is also the West Coast Contributing Editor for the Art Newspaper. First, Jori shares with us how the LA art scene feels about the incredible growth it has experienced over the past few years. Then, she identifies the driving forces behind the recent gallery expansion in LA and also reveals if there is any concern about the long term sustainability of these galleries. Also, Jori discusses the positive impact of the increasing population of artists in LA. Additionally, she explains why Frieze week has become the most important week of the year on the LA art calendar. Lastly, she notes a few misconceptions about the LA art scene.
Leslie Ramos Previews Her New Book on Philanthropy in the Arts
In this week's episode of the ArtTactic Podcast we're joined by Leslie Ramos, author of the new book Philanthropy in the Arts: A Game of Give and Take. First, Leslie explains why museums are in the midst of a financial crisis and how they arrived at this point. Then, she reveals to what extent the COVID pandemic exacerbated museums' financial standings. After, Leslie shares why major gifts are being heavily scrutinized recently and speculates if this trend will continue. She then touches on the looming intergenerational change in wealth and how museums can prepare for this from a philanthropy perspective. Lastly, Leslie shares advice both for museums and individuals regarding philanthropy in the arts.
The Gray Market's Tim Schneider Shares His Art Market Predictions for 2024
In this week's episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, we're joined by Tim Schneider, the writer behind the Gray Market and the acting art market editor at The Art Newspaper. Tim shares his art market predictions for 2024, which touch on auction sales, fallout from the Israel-Hamas war, Patrick Drahi's ownership of Sotheby's, the consolidation of art fairs and AI-powered image generator.
The Art Newspaper's Julia Halperin on the Museum Exodus
In this week's episode of the ArtTactic Podcast we speak with Julia Halperin, freelance journalist, co-founder of the Burns Halperin Report and columnist for the Art Newspaper. First, Julia discusses the increasing trend of museum curators moving into gallery positions. Then, she identifies some of the primary reasons why we are seeing this exodus. Also, Julia explains why art professionals in other roles within museums are also fleeing for commercial galleries. Lastly, she speculates what this trend may mean for the future of the museum space.
ART SG's Magnus Renfrew Previews the Upcoming Fair
In this week's episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, we preview this year's edition of ART SG with Magnus Renfrew, co-founder of the fair. First, Magnus identifies some of the primary reasons for the surge in interest in Singapore from the art world. Then, he compares Singapore's art ecosystem to some other flourishing regions in Asia. Also, Magnus discusses exhibitors' different strategies for ART SG as well as their approach to Singapore. Further, he clarifies how exhibiting galleries are feeling about the art market as we begin 2024.
Vortic's Oliver Miro on Experiencing Art Digitally at Untitled Art
While in Miami for the fairs, our Adam Green had an opportunity to host a live podcast at Untitled Art during the opening hours of the fair. He was in conversation with Oliver Miro, who is from Victoria Miro Gallery and also is the founder of Vortic, an art led platform that aims to create a connected, collaborative conversation around immersive 3D, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) exhibitions from the world’s leading galleries and institutions. During the conversation, Adam chatted with Oliver about the Vortic platform, trends in how art is being consumed and shared digitally. as well as what the future may look like for exhibitions, art fairs and other events as a result of technological innovations.