ARTSLIFE: TEFAF Art Symposium: the relationship between private collectors and public sphere
To an audience of international media, representatives of museums, guests of TEFAF exhibitors and sponsors, Dr. Clare McAndrew It will initiate the work by presenting the main results of TEFAF Art Market 2015Annual study commissioned by TEFAF with Arts Economics. Followed by an opening speech by Thomas Marks, Director of Apollo, on the historical relationship between private collectors and the public sphere, and on what this report could become the twenty-first century. Sjarel Ex, director of Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, it will be the keynote speaker and will discuss a new and innovative initiative museum: Het Collectiegebouw (Deposit Public Art), followed by a panel discussion moderated by Thomas Marks. The group will discuss the various aspects and implications of sharing a private collection with the public, will be as follows: Sjarel Ex - Director of the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, two private collectors ?? including the Belgian Lieven Declerck, specializing in video art and photography, Bernadine Bröcker - Founder and CEO of Vastari, a kind of pioneering "archive" online, which connects collectors with museums for loans to exhibitions. www.vastari.com TEFAF Art Market 2015 Dr Clare McAndrew, founder of Arts Economics and author of the Art Market Report 2015, will present an overview of the current structure of the art market worldwide in terms of market share, the aggregate sales, prices and the distribution of the global market, and the key issues and trends in the art market that have taken place in 2014. It will address the main sectors of the art market and their performance over the last ten years, focusing on contemporary art, modern art, great teachers, design, and other Chinese artwork. The quantitative analysis are based on auction data, but it is integrated with the data of the merchants and interviews, as well as the impressions and opinions from other collectors and industry experts. Moreover, according to the study, the McAndrew will provide information on the distribution of global wealth in the past year, including the levels of change and regional distribution of wealth (HNW) and how this has affected the art market. Will also show what share of income and wealth is spent by art collectors, and, where possible, the division of such expenditure for industry and other key trends in terms of demographics. Also Dr. Clare McAndrew look at how art collectors bought in 2014, focusing on the main sales channels currently using, such as galleries, auctions, and online art fairs, and how these might change in the coming years. It concludes by examining the economic impact on the art market and summarizing key issues and their future impact.