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Nearly three months into 2018, several major milestones of the art market calendar have already come and gone—including the London auctions and the release of the The Art Market | 2018 report earlier this month. Meanwhile, in China, Art Basel in Hong Kong kicked off this week. On this episode, our editors sit down to talk about what early art market signals this year are telling us about the health of the trade and what it could all mean for the future of the industry.
This podcast is hosted by Artsy Associate Editor Isaac Kaplan, joined for this edition by Executive Editor Alexander Forbes, Senior Reporter Nate Freeman, and Art Market Editor Anna Louie Sussman. This episode was produced by Louis Sansano with assistance from Abigail Cain.
Intro music: “Something Elated” by Broke For Free
Cover image: Installation view at The Armory Show, 2018. Photo by Adam Reich for Artsy