Founder of .ART Ulvi Kasimov shares his thoughts on the effect of technological advancements, changing consumption patterns and the future of arts and culture in the pandemic aftermath.
Mark Oldman, a wine expert based in New York, didn’t have as much time or headspace as he wanted to devote to his collecting—until this past spring, when the coronavirus lockdown put everything on pause and he, like much of the world, was stuck at home. “In a way, you can say that during the pandemic I became a collector,” he told ARTnews.
Source: The Art Newspaper.
The pandemic has ripped apart the industry as we know it this year but it has sparked innovation and conversation like never before. Key art market figures comment on 2020 and 2021.
Source: Financial Times.
If 2020 has taught us anything, it is that there is no such thing as a predictable year. But as we all try to make sense of a changed world here is a stab at how the art market’s slowdown in sales, drought of fairs and mass move online will play out over the next 12 months.