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Global Auction houses innovate digitally to stay relevant in the ‘New Normal’

The Art Market 2021 Report is out. This Art Basel and UBS survey has been prepared by Dr. Clare McAndrew, Founder of Arts Economics. The Pothi team brings you excerpts and overviews of this incisive report. This is part 4 of a six-part series. You can read part 1 here and part 2 here and …

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Contemporary art fares better for dealers than old masters during Covid-19 pandemic

The Art Market 2021 Report is out. This Art Basel and UBS survey has been prepared by Dr. Clare McAndrew, Founder of Arts Economics. The Pothi team brings you excerpts and overviews of this incisive report. This is part 3 of a six-part series. You can read part 1 here and part 2 here While …

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No more anonymity for the art buyer: Biggest change according to Art Market 2021 report

The Art Market 2021 Report is out. This Art Basel and UBS survey has been prepared by Dr. Clare McAndrew, Founder of Arts Economics. The Pothi team brings you excerpts and overviews of this incisive report. This is part 2 of a six-part series. Your can read part 1 here In 2019 and 2020, one …

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The Covid effect: Big leap in online art sales, says the Art Market 2021 report

The Art Market 2021 Report is out. This Art Basel and UBS survey has been prepared by Dr. Clare McAndrew, Founder of Arts Economics. The Pothi team brings you excerpts and overviews of this incisive report. This is part 1 of a six-part series. As you would expect, the coronavirus pandemic has had a significant …

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My father is a huge influence on me: Parthiv Shah on Haku Shah and his own journey as a photographer

In the final part of this special story, the Pothi team talks to Parthiv Shah about the changing perspectives in the world of art. He also has simple but crucial advice for young artists. You can read the first part of this story here. As we continue our conversation with photographer Parthiv Shah, the son …

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Parthiv Shah talks about his father Haku Shah, an artist who blurred the lines between art and craft

In an interview with the Pothi team, photographer Parthiv Shah recalls his childhood in Ahmedabad and the troop of “different people” who dropped by to meet with his father. This is the first part of his reminiscences. This week if Haku Shah were alive it would have been different. We would have an artist who …

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Talking art with Veer Munshi Part 4: Return from exile in order to understand what exile is

Veering away from his Kashmiri history did not last very long for Veer Munshi. He tells Santanu Borah what made him come back in the final part of this four-part series. You can read Part 1 here, Part 2 here and Part 3 here The short and seemingly non-political period in Veer’s life that we …

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