Christie’s boss on art world recovery

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I have always been a keen follower of trends in the art world as these often provide clues regarding the economic cycle. A recent interview of Edward Dolman, chief executive of Christie’s International auction house, by Richard Milne of the Financial Times is therefore of particular interest.

Part 1: On art world recovery
Dolman talks about how quickly he sees the art world recovering from the current downturn.

Click here or on the image below the view Part 1 of the interview.


Part 2: On shift eastwards
Power in the art world has shifted eastwards in the current crisis. Dolman explains how large this move has been.

Click here to view Part 2 of the interview.

Part 3: On economic recovery
Dolman discusses his expectation for the shape of economic recovery. He also suggests the auction house is not tied to the UK if the economy becomes a problem.

Click here to view Part 3 of the interview.

Source:  Richard Milne, Financial Times (here, here and here), November 18, 2009.

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