Building on and moving beyond the topics discussed in our earlier review and analysis of the institutions and mechanisms of the art market, this second course has explored in detail the following subjects: Art Market Regulation, Art Finance, Art Collection Management, and Online Art Trading Platforms. The course is finished.
Skate's was proud to feature faculty from Sotheby's Institute of Art, the pioneer and leader in the field of Art Business education; additional information on MA degrees, Continuing Education, Summer Study and Online courses is available at www.sothebysinstitute.com.
Skate's Art Stocks Monitor
In this issue (December 2013):
- Headline News
- Skate's Market Notes
- Stock Monitor
- Skate's Art Stocks Index
- Financial Calendar
Skate's Market Notes
Noble Investments Leaves Skate's Art Stocks Index (December 2, 2013)
artnet Management Admits to Giving Shareholders Incorrect Financial Statements at Time of Hostile Takeover Bid
Weng Fine Art AG Exceeds 5% Ownership Threshold in artnet (November 25, 2013)
Skate's on Art Investment Conferences
University College London Russian Business Society, London (November 29 - December 1, 2013)
Goethe Institute, Moscow (October 3-4, 2013)
|Company||Listing / Currency||Share Price
|YTD 2013||Market Cap|
|Sotheby's||NYSE / USD||52.15||55.12%||3561M|
|Artprice.com||Paris / EUR||15.38||-50.06%||99M|
|Collectors Universe||NASDAQ / USD||16.35||63.01%||139M|
|Stanley Gibbons||London / GBP||3.21||36.31%||148M|
|MCH Group||Zurich / CHF||59.55||9.27%||358M|
Art: Collecting + Online Sales
Miami, December 5, 2013
Skate's, galleryIntell and Russian Pavilion present International Art Industry Forum, Miami.
Selling Art Online remains a fascinating subject in today's art world conversation. Questions to be addressed include: How has the online art market changed over the years, and what is it going to look like moving forward? Is the online space suitable only for lower-priced works, or there is an opportunity for big-ticket sales? How are issues of authenticity addressed in the online market place? Are online art sales a global phenomenon, or are there markets that are more suitable for selling art online? What kind of a collector is more interested in buying art online, and what mediums are more popular on such platforms? What trends can we expect to see in 2014?
Art & Wealth Management: The Role of Art in Finance
Frankfurt, December 11-12, 2013
Subjects of the conference: Art Market Development /// Art Analytics /// Investment Strategy /// Art Investment Funds /// Portfolio Management /// Art Indices /// Tax & Legal /// Philanthropy /// Art Secured Lending ///
Auhentication /// Collectibles.
Sergey Skaterschikov, Skate's founder, will speak on the first day of the conference in a session entitled "Art & Finance".
Episode 4: Online Art Auctions
The fourth episode is focused on online art auctions. During the recent years there was an increasing attention towards online auction sales, performed by established brick and mortar auction houses adding virtual option to the existing model or newcomers focusing specifically on the innovative way of conducting sales.
The current Skate's Hangout addresses the leading players of online auction trading from around the world, discussing the current state of this challenging area, this best ways of entering and operating in this business and opportunities related to the current and emerging collectors.
Moderator: Pierre Naquin, the founder of art media agency A&F Markets
Participants: Christiane Herzhauser, VP of corporate communications of Auctionata, Stephan Ludwig, Executive Chairman of Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions and Noble Investments, Alexander Gilkes, Co-Founder of Paddle8
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