Talking Galleries Barcelona Symposium 2015
MARC SPIEGLER: ‘REFLECTIONS ON THE CONTEMPORARY ART ECOSYSTEM’
Marc Spieler, Global Director of Art Basel
Monday 2 November 2015, Barcelona
In the keynote speech which opened the fourth edition of Talking Galleries Barcelona Symposium, Art Basel’s global director Marc Spiegler offered an in-depth examination of the major shifts that affect the lives of galleries today, including:
The ever-expanding encroachment of the auction houses on gallery territory.
The challenge of balancing fairs and gallery programmes, dealing digitally.
The phenomenal speed with which the market devours young stars.
The shifting nature of collectors.
And the internationalization of the art markets.