Speaker(s): Bruce Helander, Harold Porcher, Annelien Bruins

Contemporary Art Market Predictions


In a constantly growing and changing market, what is the future of contemporary art?

Auction sales reached new heights in 2014 but will this art boom continue through 2015? Hear from our experts as they discuss art market trends and the driving forces behind the growth.


Bruce Helander

Bruce Helander is a former White House Fellow of the National Endowment for the Arts and is the former Editor-in-Chief of The Art Economist magazine. His columns on art, values, and investing in art appear regularly in The Huffington Post.

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Harold Porcher

Harold Porcher directs Swann Galleries’ Modern and Post-War Art sales, having joined Swann in the winter of 2020 to aid in the expansion of the house’s fine art offerings. His auctions consist of Modernist paintings, drawings and sculptural works up to and including works from 1946 through the contemporary period.
Studying biology at The College of Charleston, Harold shifted...

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Annelien Bruins

Annelien Bruins serves as an independent Chief Marketing Officer to companies in the art, luxury and wealth management industries. She is a board member of the Foundation of the American Institute of Conservation.
Prior to her current focus on marketing strategy, she founded and ran her own art advisory firm in London, founded Katapult Coaching for Artists, an online business that...

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