Cromwell Place x The Art Newspaper

22 Oct | Clare McAndrew // Georgina Adam

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Oct. 22, 2020
- 5 p.m.



Cromwell Place x The Art Newspaper

Join Georgina Adam, Financial Times contributor and art market editor-at-large of The Art Newspaper, and Clare McAndrew, the economist and author of the Art Basel & UBS Art Market Report, for a candid conversation about the state of the art industry today.

22 October, 12pm EDT/5pm BST

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Meet the panellists:


Clare McAndrew, Art Economics

Clare McAndrew is a cultural economist, investment analyst and author. In 2005 she founded Arts Economics, an economic research firm focused exclusively on the fine and decorative art market. McAndrew set up Arts Economics to focus her efforts on art market research and analysis, and works with a network of private consultants and academic scholars in providing research and consulting services to the global art trade and financial sector. She has published widely on the economics of the art market, including her book entitled Fine Art and High Finance, published by Bloomberg Press. She has published an annual macro-economic report on the global art market for the last ten years, and her global research is currently commissioned by Art Basel and UBS. She has also published papers in academic journals such as the Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Applied Econometrics and others.


Georgina Adam, Financial Times and The Art Newspaper

Georgina Adam has spent more than 30 years writing about the art market and the arts in general. She was editor of the art market section of The Art Newspaper from 2000 to 2008, where she is now editor at large. She is a contributor to the Financial Times' Life and Arts section. Adam has written two books: Big Bucks: The Explosion of the Art Market in the 21st Century (Lund Humphries, 2014) and Dark Side of the Boom: the excesses of the art market in the 21st century (Lund Humphries, 2018). She is a member of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA), The International Art Market Studies Association (TIAMSA) and chair of the membership committee of Cromwell Place.

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Cromwell Place x The Art Newspaper

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'New Models for New Times' is a three-part online event series exploring how our industry is expanding and adapting.

The past year has presented the art trade with unprecedented challenges, but it has also revealed how changes in the way we do business may re-shape the industry into a more collaborative one. More galleries are working together, new art communities are coalescing and digital innovations are being developed at speed. It is clear the art market is headed in a new direction—and if flights are grounded and borders closed due to the pandemic, perhaps that new direction will be a “glocal” one.

So, where will these developments lead us in the next year, two years, ten years?

In a new, three-part online live event series beginning on 8 October, hosted in partnership with Cromwell Place, The Art Newspaper will explore how the market is not only adapting but expanding. Join us as we talk to industry experts about why galleries of all sizes are teaming up to try out new ideas, the shift to the “glocal” and what the art world can do to prepare for what could be a radically different future.

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