Venue: Koelnmesse, Congress-Centre East, 4th floor, Congress-Hall Section I
Panel discussion in cooperation with the Kunsthistorisches Institut of the University of Cologne.
To commemorate the 50th edition of today’s COLOGNE FINE ART & DESIGN, the developments in the world of art over the past 50 years will be reflected upon with a special focus on the “Ancient Art” sector. The changes on the art market up to the present day will be illuminated from various perspectives, while we also look ahead to the future.
How and why has the market for ancient art changed? What connection can be found here with the so-called educated middle-class and its present situation? Is education still a value? What do these changes mean for traders, collectors and fairs? What are the present basic political conditions? What effects do they have on the trade in ancient art? How will trade in ancient art develop in the future?
The guests on the podium
Dr. Maria Galen | Galen Gallery, Greven
Stefan Kobel | art market journalist, Berlin-Vienna
Hans-Martin Schmitz | Hans-Martin Schmitz – Ancient Art from Japan and China, Cologne
Thole Rotermund | Thole Rotermund Kunsthandel, Hamburg & Member of the Board of the Federal Association of German Galleries and Art Dealers e.V. (BVDG)
Ralph-Andreas Surma | Collector
Presentation: Jun.-Prof. Dr. Nadine Oberste-Hetbleck | Cologne University Institute of Art History
Free participation incl. day ticket to COLOGNE FINE ART & DESIGN 2019 following prior registration by e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
The event is taking place in the context of the lecture series „Art fairs ↔ Art market“ of the Cologne University Institute of Art History.
More information under: https://amskoeln.hypotheses.org/3226