"Art Market Talk: Is Innovation Enough for Middle Market Galleries?" at Art Basel Miami Beach | December 8, 2017
Vanessa Carlos: Director of Carlos/Ishikawa, London, and initiator of Condo, London
Stefania Bortolami: Founder and director, Bortolami Gallery, New York
Tim Schneider: The Gray Market
Much-discussed middle market struggles are resulting in a wave of innovation. Will new itinerant gallery models and communal and multi-city sharing systems bring much-needed capital back to galleries and the artists they represent? How are gallerists developing inventive responses to the changing market while also maintaining the security of the tried-and-true gallery model? What role do artists play in these solutions? Will these new systems be strong enough to preserve collector confidence?