No Reserve – Episode 3 – Art Market, Museum & Collecting Insights

In our final episode of 2020, Josh Baer and our art market luminaries recap major topics in the art world. Stay tuned for tips on collecting art, the future of art fairs and galleries, and hear insights on the hottest artists and artwork right now.

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At UOVO fine art storage, Josh meets with David Schrader, Head of Private Sales for Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s in New York, to discuss private art sales within the auction business. David shares how his Wall Street banking experience and building an art collection led to his career change and rise in the art market, discusses blue-chip artists across impressionist, modern art, and contemporary art, and provides valuable statistics.

We continue our museum deaccessioning conversation with art critic, artist, former MoMA curator, and former Dean of Yale School of Art, Robert Storr, and Franklin Sirmans, Director of the Pérez Art Museum Miami. They discuss if museums should be selling and for what reasons, art museum director salaries, the role of art museum trustees, the impact of 2020, and important questions like who decides what is deaccessioned.

In Los Angeles, we tour the home of former NFL player and art collector Keith Rivers and talk about art history for beginners, art collecting 101, the Soul of a Nation exhibition, and favorite artists, including David Hammons and emerging artist John Edmonds.

Sara Friedlander, Deputy Chairman of Post-War and Contemporary Art at Christie’s uncovers a collaboration between Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns. She takes a look at today’s top artists to watch, female artists, current art market trends, and looks ahead to 2021.

Infamous art dealer and critic Kenny Schachter provides art market analysis, and sheds light on the status of art fairs and the growth of online sales and the digital world.

Sarah Thornton discusses brick and mortar art gallery with her life partner and San Francisco gallerist, Jessica Silverman, whose new space will host shows by Judy Chicago and a diverse roster of artists.

We hope you enjoyed our inaugural year. As always, we would love to hear from you. Comment or DM us thoughts and questions. We look forward to seeing you all in 2021!