Art Market Panel

  • Event Start: 31st January 2020, 8:00pm
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Money And Art: The Future Of The Art Market

One of the highest performing investment industries, art is a multi-billion-dollar business, with greater returns than conventional capital investments, and new records set at auction each year. Yet, with so much money washing around, questions have begun to emerge. Is this sustainable market growth, or a dangerous bubble? Is this extreme commercialisation harming creativity and innovation? What's more, at a fundamental level, is it acceptable that some of the world's greatest artworks are held in private collections, locked away to appreciate in value?

With art and money increasingly intertwined, what is the future of the art market, and art's place in our lives?



  • Jussie Pylkkanen  :  Finnish art dealer and Global President of Christie's, the auction house. He is also governor of the Dulwich Picture Gallery.
  • Sir Norman Rosenthal  :  Art historian and notable art curator. He was Exhibitions Secretary at the Royal Academy for 31 years, and is a champion of contemporary art.
  • Ben Lewis  :  Art critic, author, and documentary film maker. Last year, he published The Last Leonardo: The Secret Lives of the World's Most Expensive Painting.
  • Tracey Emin  :  English artist known for her autobiographical and confessional artwork.