This Symposium brings together key opinion leaders and industry experts to speak on a range of topics covering everything from investment trends and advise on the financial benefits of art as an asset to a look at the forces shaping the art world as well as featured artist spotlights, including suggestions on how to incorporate 3-D art into your 2-D collection.
Whether you are a first time buyer, an established collector, in the industry, or simply have a passion for art, our curated program is both diverse and engaging. The Symposium is free for all fair visitors and can be found in the café area of Art New York.
FRIDAY May 6
As I See It: Why Are Artists Willing to Starve in New York for Their Art?
The term ‘starving artist’ is synonymous with the seemingly chronic condition of young artists trying to survive as they attempt to develop a bona fide, paying career from their art.Watch webinar recording
Trends of the Art World from an Investment Perspective
As the finance industry moves towards viewing art as an asset, more collectors are looking to monetise their art and invest it in other interests.Watch webinar recording
The Habits of Successful Collectors
Whether you are buying out of personal passion or as a financial investment, it is important to ask the right questions to the right people, at the right time.Watch webinar recording
SATURDAY May 7
Artist Spotlight: Guardians – The Art of Healing and Hope with Kim Sun Tei
Kim’s “Guardians” series poses action hero-like figures above a dark ground, their silhouette outlined in shimmering gold.Watch webinar recording
The Evolution of Art and Finance Services in Wealth Management
The head of Deloitte’s Art & Finance Practice in the US and an insurance expert from Alliant Americas will look at collectors’ needs, with focus on monetizing, partnering, transferring and protecting one’s collection.Watch webinar recording
Balance of Power – Who are Today’s Market Makers and Influencers?
The art world has changed significantly over the years where we’ve seen an unprecedented number of art fairs, new technologies and record-breaking auction sales.Watch webinar recording
SUNDAY May 8
Artist Spotlight: Pushing the 2-D Boundaries of an Art Collection
Abstracted wall mounted sculpture supplements any existing art collection through the addition of light play, color and three-dimensional space. Adding a form or object that casts shadows, compliments the other artwork in color can enhance an existing realistic or abstract painting or photograph. This session will looks at how 3-D art can function for you, by examining the works of Matt Devine and Arno Kortschot.Watch webinar recording
New Tools of the Trade
What does it mean to collect in the digital age?Watch webinar recording
Digits to Digital – Trends in Merging the Handmade with Digital Technologies
New technologies have ushered in not only a new aesthetic platform but have also invigorated ways in which analog and/or handmade material can be realized.Watch webinar recording
Please be aware that this program is subject to change. Please find further information on Art New York here.