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Olyvia Kwok

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Olyvia Kwok is the principal of Willstone Management, an art investment and advisory firm in London and New York. Here, Kwok discusses her business and her views on artists and the art market.

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Phillips's Deputy Chairman Jean-Paul Engelen

May 13th, 2019

33:42

Jean-Paul Engelen discusses Phillips's position in the new global auction marketplace, its recent additions of highly experienced specialists in …

To Repel Ghosts: Jean-Michel Basquiat's Self Portrait from the Collection of Matt Dike

May 2nd, 2019

44:30

In this podcast made in collaboration with Phillips, Scott Nussbaum, head of 20th Century and Contemporary Art at Phillips, New York and Fred …

Christie's Education Panel: Selling Art in the Digital Age

February 14th, 2019

1:20:06

Vivian Brodie, Christie's Head of Mid-Season and Online sales; Elena Soboleva, Director of Online Sales, David Zwirner; and Sam Orlofsky, Director, …

Who Was Henry Geldzahler?--A Conversation with Randall Bourscheidt

February 4th, 2019

30:35

On Thursday 7 February, Randall Bourscheidt and Vincent Fremont will join Peter Brant and Gary Tinterow in a panel discussion about Henry Geldzahler at Christie’s New York, 20 Rockefeller Plaza. The event will be …

Asher Edelman on Auction Guarantees and Art Market Liquidity

December 10th, 2018

36:32

Asher Edelman has a long history participating in the art market and as a transformative player on Wall Street. From his perspective as an investor, art dealer and provider of art financing through his company Art …

David Norman on Nov 2018 NY Impressionist and Modern art sales

December 5th, 2018

45:09

David Norman discusses the November Impressionist and Modern sales in New York. In particular, Norman looks at the Picasso and Monet markets, the …

Hugues Joffre, Senior Advisor to the CEO of Phillips

November 8th, 2018

45:21

Three years ago, after a career at Christie's and as a private advisor, Hugues Joffre took over the task of establishing a Modern art department within Phillips, auction house noted for its expertise in cutting edge …

Magnus Renfrew on Taipei Dangdai

October 29th, 2018

32:29

Magnus Renfrew launches his new fair Taipei Dangdai in Taiwan on January 18, 2019. The fair features 90 galleries from Asia, Europe and North America. Dealers David Zwirner, Thaddaeus Ropac, Edouard Malingue, Gagosian, …

Jim Carona of Heather James Gallery

August 2nd, 2018

46:19

Since its founding in Palm Desert, California, Heather James Gallery has carved a particular niche in the art market catering to wealthy residents of …

Megan Fox Kelly, Todd Levin and William O'Reilly on Giving Advice in the Global Art Market

July 16th, 2018

1:04:16

As part of an international program to celebrate the gallery’s 25th Anniversary, Dickinson held a panel discussion at their New York space during …

Christie's Art + Tech Summit with Elliot Safra

July 6th, 2018

20:35

Elliot Safra describes Christie's Art + Tech Summit taking place on July 17th in London. The full-day conference will explore the many hoped for uses …

Bloomberg's James Tarmy on Art Basel 2018

June 27th, 2018

37:18

Bloomberg art market reporter James Tarmy spent the better part of a week swimming in the aisles of Art Basel in Switzerland, the world's premier art fair where many of the top galleries not only make important sales …

Thaddaeus Ropac

June 11th, 2018

49:48

Thaddaeus Ropac opened his first gallery in Salzburg, Austria after having met and been inspired by Joseph Beuys in Berlin and having become …

David Norman on Rockefeller & NY Imp-Mod, May 2018

June 5th, 2018

54:46

David Norman applies his 30+ years experience in the Impressionist and Modern category to the results from this May's sales in New York where $1.5bn …

Marc Porter: Behind the Scenes at the Rockefeller Sale

April 3rd, 2018

51:59

The Peggy and David Rockefeller collection is likely to be the most valuable single-owner sale in history. The great breadth of the Rockefeller …

Lock Kresler on Lévy Gorvy's Source and Stimulus

March 19th, 2018

35:44

Lock Kresler discusses Lévy Gorvy's exhibition, 'Source and Stimulus' open until April 21, 2018 at 22 Old Bond St in London. The show features a …

Mark Lurie on Codex, the Blockchain and the Art Market

February 7th, 2018

36:03

Mark Lurie is the founder of Lofty, a seller of art and collectibles online that he sold a little over a year ago. Since then, Mark, who has worked …

James Tarmy on Contemporary Artists and Their Markets

January 29th, 2018

35:13

Bloomberg's art market reporter, James Tarmy, discusses the unexpected corners of the Contemporary art market by looking at six different artists and their markets. They range from Lawrence Abu Hamdan who has strong …

David Norman on Fall 2017 Impressionist and Modern Auctions

January 11th, 2018

1:00:13

David Norman talks through the results from November's Impressionist and Modern auctions in New York. Norman discusses the use of guarantees, the …

Cheyenne Westphal, Chairman, Phillips

December 14th, 2017

36:54

Cheyenne Westphal speaks, after two full New York sales cycles with Phillips, about the company's strategy moving forward to carve out a place for …

Bendor Grosvenor on Leonardo's Salvator Mundi

November 29th, 2017

39:42

The $450m sale of Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi was surrounded by a the near constant repetition of the erroneous idea that there are doubts about the work's authenticity. From news reports to essays by …

Michael FIndlay on Seeing Slowly

October 17th, 2017

1:01:00

Michael Findlay, the author of The Value of Art, has a new book out about changing the way we approach a work of art. In Seeing Slowly, Findlay suggests we put our experience of the art itself first. Ignore the wall …

Nicholas and Alex Logsdail on Lisson Gallery's 50 yrs

September 26th, 2017

40:56

Nicholas Lisson on his philosophy of running an enduring gallery business: "The money will come if the art is good enough."

Lisson Gallery's …

Lisanne Skyler, Producer of "Brillo Box (3¢ Off)" on HBO

August 14th, 2017

35:19

Lisanne Skyler's parents were art collectors in the 1970s. Her father was a young lawyer in Manhattan who spent his weekends going to gallery shows …

Amy Cappellazzo on Barkley Hendricks

June 26th, 2017

25:33

Amy Cappellazzo talks about her record setting sales of three works by Barkley Hendricks, the recently deceased artist whose unique portrait style, developed in the 1960s and 70s, has been gaining attention for the last …

Timothy Taylor on Alex Katz, Ding Yi and Running a Global Art Gallery

June 5th, 2017

37:03

Timothy Taylor has a space in New York that measures 16 x 34 feet. The intimacy of the gallery appealed to his artist Alex Katz who helped create a show around one of his student sketchbooks. The small works set in a …

May 2017 Imp - Mod Recap with Brooke Lampley & David Norman

June 1st, 2017

57:37

David Norman, formerly head of the Impressionist and Modern department at Sotheby's, and Brooke Lampley, formerly the head of the same department at …

Stefania Bortolami

May 25th, 2017

34:03

Elena Platonova sits down with Stefania Bortolami to talk about her new gallery in Tribeca, Daniel Buren's show inaugurating the space and her …

Sam Gilliam interviewed by Jonathan Binstock

May 17th, 2017

55:14

Sirius XM produced this interview between artist Sam Gilliam and Jonathan Binstock, the director of Rochester's Memorial Art Gallery and a Gilliam …

Mike Tansey and Barry Ellsworth on Art Dealing in Santa Fe

May 10th, 2017

40:25

Santa Fe, NM has long been a center of the visual arts in the United States. For more than a century, modern artists have retreated to the dry climate. The region is also home to a rich array of native and Spanish …

Margit Rowell on Miro's Constellations at Acquavella

May 2nd, 2017

36:54

Acquavella galleries has brought together the 23 gouaches in Joan Miró's Constellations series that were last seen together in 1993 at the Museum of Modern Art.

Considered by many to be the height of Miró's achievement …

Adam Lindemann on Bernard Buffet: Paintings from 1956-99

April 7th, 2017

33:32

Adam Lindemann discusses hisVenus Over Manhattan gallery's presentation of a survey of Bernard Buffet's paintings:

The exhibition, organized in …

Phillips CEO Edward Dolman

March 29th, 2017

40:07

"This is why Phillips positioning is right. We essentially believe in an international Contemporary art marketplace and we believe most tastes …

David Norman on London's Impressionist & Modern Sales, March 2017

March 23rd, 2017

55:05

David Norman looks at the results of the March 2017 auctions of Impressionist and Modern art at Sotheby's and Christie's. The surprisingly strong …

Simon Hornby of Crozier Fine Art

February 22nd, 2017

42:51

Art storage is one of the most overlooked aspects of the global art market. Crozier Fine Art is one of the first dedicated art storage firms specializing in storage, transport and transaction support.

Simon Hornby …

Mnuchin Gallery's Robert Mangold: A Survey 1965-2003

February 13th, 2017

29:49

Mnuchin Gallery's founder, Robert Mnuchin, discusses the work of Robert Mangold and his gallery's show, "Robert Mangold: A Survey 1965-2003."

The …

Loretta Wurtenberger describes turning the Hans Arp estate in a new direction

February 1st, 2017

40:35

“Sell as little as possible but as much as necessary.” --Loretta Wurtenberger on the Arp estate's guiding principle.

Loretta Wurtenberger is one of the founders of the Institute for Artists’ Estates (

Eykyn Maclean's Nicholas Maclean on the Private Market

January 26th, 2017

41:25

Nicholas Maclean spent nearly a decade as the co-head of Christie's Impressionist and Modern art department along with his partner, Christopher …

Christy MacLear at Institute for Artist's Estates Conference

January 18th, 2017

37:01

Christy MacLear, former Executive Director of the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, speaks about building the Rauschenberg Foundation at the Institute for Artists Estates Conference in Berlin (

Marisa Kayyem on the Convergence of Art and Fashion

January 10th, 2017

36:58

"It's easier to know what bag to pick up for a lot of people than it is to know what art to pick."

Marisa Kayyem, program director for Christie's Continuing Education, talks about the ways in which art and fashion have …

David Norman Discusses the November 2016 New York Impressionist and Modern sales

January 4th, 2017

59:41

David Norman delves into his 30 years experience as a top specialist in Impressionist and Modern art to discuss in this podcast sponsored by …

Judd Tully, Veronique Chagnon-Burke & Marion Maneker on the Future of Auction Houses

December 21st, 2016

39:17

This edition of the Artelligence Podcast is the second part of a two-part conversation at Christie's Education between Vernonique Chagnon-Burke, Judd …

Judd Tully, Veronique Chagnon-Burke & Marion Maneker on Art Basel in Miami Beach

December 14th, 2016

37:16

This edition of the Artelligence Podcast is the first part of a two-part conversation at Christie's Education between Vernonique Chagnon-Burke, Judd …

Back Stage at Art Basel in Miami Beach

December 7th, 2016

39:57

Each year 30,000 visitors arrive in Miami for the Art Basel fair. Many are art dealers and art collectors looking to buy or build relationships. But …

Gary Nader on Latin American Art

November 21st, 2016

29:53

Dealer Gary Nader discusses the future of the Latin American art market.

• The central importance of Latin America's four global masters: Wifredo Lam, Joaquin Torres-Garcia, Fernando Botero and Roberto Matta.

• The …

Jonathan Miller, CEO Miller Samuel, Inc.

November 11th, 2016

37:33

Jonathan Miller, CEO of Miller Samuel, Inc. discusses the intersection of the real estate and art markets. In this podcast, Miller goes into some detail about

•the financing and construction of luxury real estate in New …

Paul Becker of Art Money

November 7th, 2016

23:46

Paul Becker, founder and CEO of Art Money, talks about how Art Money enables art buyers to pay for a work of art from a gallery over 10 months while …

Jamie Niven

October 21st, 2016

32:40

Jamie Niven, the well-known charity auctioneer, discusses his new role at Athena Art Finance, his years in business development at Sotheby's and the …

James Tarmy on Frieze 2016

October 14th, 2016

28:24

Bloomberg's James Tarmy discusses sales and the mood at the Frieze art fair.

Touria El Glaoui

October 3rd, 2016

37:52

Touria El Glaoui is the founder and director of the 1:54 Art Fair which opens in London on October 6th. In this podcast, El Glaoui talks about the …

Allese Thomson & James Tarmy

September 30th, 2016

43:20

Allese Thomson, who works with many Contemporary artists as executive producer at Here Be Dragons, and James Tarmy, who covers the art market for Bloomberg, discuss the new Thomas Heatherwick structure being built for …

Mathias Rastorfer on Wifredo Lam

September 26th, 2016

23:28

Galerie Gmurzynska's Mathias Rastorfer talks about Wifredo Lam's legacy in the context of the Tate's new show of the Cuban Modern master. Rastorfer reviews Lam's progress back into the mainstream of the global art …

Mary Rozell

June 27th, 2016

39:36

Mary Rozell discusses the UBS Art Collection which holds 30,000 works of art in the bank's offices around the world. Rozell's team curates and …

Inigo Philbrick

June 17th, 2016

28:30

Inigo Philbrick discusses his new London gallery show of Rudolf Stingel's "Instruction Paintings," Stingel's market and the vagaries of art dealing.

Heritage Auctions's Leon Benrimon

April 27th, 2016

43:22

Leon Benrimon is spearheading Heritage Auction's expansion into Modern and Contemporary art and sales in New York. He speaks here about his focus on the middle market of works ranging in value from $10,000 to $1m, why …

Adam Fields of Arta

March 21st, 2016

24:01

Adam Fields is the founder of Arta, the platform for matching galleries and collectors with the appropriate art shipping firm. Arta offers a tool to …

Marc Spiegler and Noah Horowitz of Art Basel

March 8th, 2016

47:20

Marc Spiegler, Global Director of ArtBasel, and Noah Horowitz, Director Americas, talk about the world's leading art fair, the character of each of the different fairs and how ArtBasel works with galleries to create a …

Art Basel Salon | Collector Talk: Erling Kagge

February 2nd, 2016

48:07

Norwegian explorer, book publisher and noted art collector talks about his experiences becoming a collector without access to the art world or a …

ArtBasel Salon | In the Age of Volatility with Wilbur Ross, Steven Tananbaum and Jeffrey Deitch

January 20th, 2016

59:10

A panel discussion at ArtBasel Miami Beach offering perspectives on the future of the art market as the global economy moves toward significant re-adjustment with Wilbur Ross, Jr., Steven Tananbaum and Jeffrey Deitch.

Robert Heffel

November 21st, 2015

24:34

Robert Heffel of Canada's leading auction house, Heffel Fine Art, discusses the firm's Post-War and Contemporary art and Fine Canadian art sales that will take place on November 26, 2015. The Fine Canadian art sale …

Mathias Rastorfer of Galerie Gmurzynska on Joan Miro Show

October 8th, 2015

34:28

Mathias Rastorfer, CEO and Co-owner of Galerie Gmurzynksa, talks about the survey of Joan Miro's work the gallery has mounted for its 50th Anniversary. The exhibition comprises early, radically abstract-surrealist …

Fred Hills on American Art's Growing International Appeal

June 23rd, 2015

30:28

Fred Hills and Daisy Sanders of Collisart discuss the growing international demand for American paintings and their experiences at Masterpiece, the …

Stavros Merjos

June 9th, 2015

34:12

Collector turned private dealer, Stavros Merjos, discusses his love for the work of Ed Ruscha, hot artists from the 1980s and their markets, LA …

Rudiger Weng Launches Weng Contemporary

June 3rd, 2015

31:00

Rudiger Weng describes the business logic behind his new venture, Weng Contemporary, which hopes to transform the market for prints and multiples by …

The New York May Sales with Judd Tully & Scott Reyburn

May 26th, 2015

58:08

Judd Tully of Art + Auction and Scott Reyburn of the International New York Times discuss the May 2015 cycle of marquee art auctions in New York. …

David Heffel on Canadian Art's International Rise

May 20th, 2015

30:31

Heffel holds its Spring sales in Vancouver on May 27th amid growing interest in Canadian art exemplified by the popularity of the Dulwich Picture …

"Simon Hantai, Pliage: The First Decade" at Mnuchin Gallery

May 15th, 2015

32:12

Alfred Pacquement, former director of the Centre Pompidou, Sukanya Rajaratnam of Mnuchin Gallery and Daniel Hantai, discuss the artist's career and his position within the history of abstract painting.

Rachel Lehmann & David Maupin of Lehmann Maupin

May 12th, 2015

36:30

Global gallerists Rachel Lehmann and David Maupin discuss artists, collectors and running a gallery with offices on opposite sides of the world …

Joshua Roth, United Talent Agency

April 8th, 2015

39:05

Joshua Roth, Head of United Talent Agency's new department representing artists, discusses the new options for artists to reach a wider audience through relationships with global brands, his background in a Los Angeles …

Scott Reyburn on TEFAF, Online Sales & Sotheby's New Leadership

March 23rd, 2015

50:14

Scott Reyburn of the International New York Times discusses the TEFAF art fair, the growth of online art sales and the future of Sotheby's now that a new Chairman has been installed along with his hand-picked CEO.

Victor J. Rocco, Herrick Feinstein

March 16th, 2015

23:23

Former Federal Prosecutor Victor J. Rocco, now chair of Herrick Feinstein's White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice, discusses what gallery …

Judd Tully on the Armory Week Shows

March 11th, 2015

24:44

In this episode of the Artelligence Podcast Judd Tully talks about the dealers, the fairs (at the piers and on Park avenue) and the sales during this …

Scott Reyburn on London's Struggling Mega Dealers, Sotheby's Renewed Board Fight & more

February 22nd, 2015

44:29

The International New York Times's Art Market correspondent, Scott Reyburn, discusses his story on London's private dealers and their struggle with …

Inter'l New York Times Art Market Columnist Scott Reyburn on the London Contemporary sales Feb 15

February 15th, 2015

35:43

Scott Reyburn discusses the London Contemporary sales and the possibility that the art market has achieved a new, sustainable level; Thorstein Veblen's idea of conspicuous consumption; and the weight of auction …

Colin Gleadell on London's Imp-Mod Sales; Artnet's Thierry Dumoulin on TEFAF

February 9th, 2015

29:46

Colin Gleadell recaps the London Impressionist and Modern sales at Sotheby's and Christie's; Artnet's Director of Marketing, Thierry Dumoulin, …

Hrag Vartanian of Hyperallergic, James Tarmy of Bloomberg and Brian Boucher of Artnet

February 4th, 2015

32:22

Hrag Vartanian of Hyperallergic describes his trip to LA for a series of art fairs including the LA Art Book Fair and ArtLA Contemporary; James Tarmy of Bloomberg and Brian Boucher from Artnet News talk about the New …

Patricia Cohen, New York Times & Rob Weisberg, CEO, Invaluable

January 20th, 2015

39:40

Patricia Cohen of the New York Times discusses the reaction to her story about private museum tax exemptions; Rob Weisberg describes Invaluable's strategy, its alliances with eBay and Epai in China as well as the growth …

Miro and the Modern Market Panel, Part 2

January 9th, 2015

36:11

This section of the September 2011 Artelligence Modern Market panel opens with Helly Nahmad explaining how Chinese buyers came to collect Giorgio …

NY Cont Nov 2014

November 17th, 2014

22:05

NY Cont Nov 2014 by Artelligence Podcast

Judd Tully Post-NY IM Conversation

November 10th, 2014

31:00

Marion Maneker & Judd Tully discuss the previous week's round of Impressionist and Modern sales.

Miro and the Modern Market with Guy Bennett, Nicholas Acquavella, Nicholas Maclean and Helly Nahmad

November 3rd, 2014

21:55

The panel discussion originally took place in September of 2011 at the Artelligence conference. Guy Bennett, Nicholas Acquavella, Nicholas Maclean …

Mnuchin Gallery Frieze Masters Show of David Smith, The Forgings

September 30th, 2014

24:10

Peter Stevens, Executive Director of the David Smith Estate, joins Robert Mnuchin and Sukanya Rajaratnam of Mnuchin Gallery to discuss their show at Frieze Masters of David Smith, The Forgings.

Alexander Zacke, Auctionata

September 15th, 2014

23:21

Alexander Zacke, Auctionata by Artelligence Podcast

Peter Loughrey, Los Angeles Modern Auctions

September 6th, 2014

19:32

Peter Loughrey is an established curator, trusted consultant, and a well-recognized expert in Modern Design & Fine Art. He is a prominent figure …

Steve Lazarides, Street Art Pioneer

July 10th, 2014

29:21

Curator of BANKSY The Unauthorised Retrospective on view at Sotheby's in London and owner of Lazarides, Steve Lazarides talks about the "street art" market, Banksy and future of this global style.

www.lazinc.com

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Richard Wright

June 9th, 2014

28:55

Richard Wright, founder of the design and Contemporary art auction house Wright, speaks about his 14 years in the business, the growth of the design market and his expansion to New York.

Loretta Würtenberger

June 2nd, 2014

30:42

Dr. Loretta Würtenberger of Fine Art Partners discusses her firm's role in providing financing to dealers for secondary market transactions and …

Adam Lindemann

May 20th, 2014

16:52

Venus Over Manhattan gallerist and collector Adam Lindemann talks about the Contemporary art market, the New York auctions, guarantees, Richard …

Amy Cappellazzo

May 2nd, 2014

22:26

After nearly 13 years at the head of Christie's Contemporary Art department during a period of un paralleled growth in the art market and, even more strikingly, the market for Contemporary Art, Amy Cappellazzo has …

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