In this wide-ranging discussion, Schneider discusses the complex impact Chinese and other Asian art collectors are having on the global art market, and ways in which smaller Chinese galleries can survive Western competition.
Is Art’s New Silk Road a One-Way Street? In this four-part series, we look first at the rise and evolution of China’s art market over the past four decades; next, at ways in which Chinese collectors may now be reinforcing market dynamics that reduce sales for Western and Chinese artists; and third at possible strategies […]
When Chinese collectors and dealers began buying Western art in the late 90s, they confronted a market dominated by an oligopoly of auction houses and dealers that were concentrated in New York and London. Twenty years later, not much has changed.
A huge shift in trade and relations could be underway across Eurasia, and China’s New Silk Road policy is at the heart of it