Are Art Sales Picking Up? | COVID 19 and the Art Market, an Update

It has been several months since I last shared an update about how Xanadu Gallery is faring during the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic and what I’m seeing in the broader art…

We’re Back in Business | COVID 19 and the Art Market

[image above: Ana Maria Botero – “After Midnight” – sold May 9]   Arizona is in the process of relaxing restrictions on retail businesses. As of Friday, we were able…

Persistence | COVID 19 and the Art Market

It’s been several weeks since I’ve updated Reddot readers about what we are seeing with the art market during the current situation. This is not because there hasn’t been news,…

Art is Selling | COVID 19 and the Art Market

Despite the ongoing challenges we are all facing, it’s important to remember the art business is not dead! It’s easy to feel like the sky has fallen, that no one…

Frustrations Abound Seeking Economic Relief | COVID 19 and the Art Market

On March 27, the U.S. Congress passed the CARES Act into law in an effort to counteract the economic impact of the spread of COVID-19. This legislation includes $350 billion…

Keep Marketing!!! | COVID 19 and the Art Market | Update March 31, 2020

Beginning today, metropolitan Phoenix will join other metro areas around the country by implementing a shelter-in-place order. As COVID-19 cases increase in Arizona, it seemed such an order was inevitable,…

COVID 19 and the Art Market | Update March 23, 2020 | Virtual Gallery Opening

Traffic has dropped even more over the last four or five days, as might be expected under current circumstances. Art Walk was cancelled on Thursday to prevent large crowds from…

COVID-19 and the Art Market | Update March 18, 2020 | Gallery Virtual Tour

Today we’re beginning the rollout of a new gallery video tour. As we were thinking about ways that we could share art with our collectors who aren’t going to be…

COVID-19 and the Art Market | Update March 16, 2020

Last week, I shared some thoughts about the impact the COVID-19 outbreak and related stock market turmoil are having on the art market. It’s still very early days, but I…

Coronavirus, Stock Market Turmoil, and the Art Market

Prohibitions on public gatherings. Travel bans. Self-quarantines. Press-conferences. Stock market plunges. As the Coronavirus has spread across the globe over the last several weeks, the rhythms of daily life have…