in other words

Everything you ever wanted to know about the art market but didn't know who to ask
20 September 2018

This is a collaboration between In Other Words and artnet News

Special Issue: Tracing the Representation of African American Artists

African American Artists Are More Visible Than Ever. So Why Are Museums Giving Them Short Shrift?

Our Research Finds That Fewer Than 3% of Museum Acquisitions Over the Past Decade Have Been of Work by African American Artists

By Charlotte Burns and Julia Halperin

Yes, Basquiat Is an Art-Market Superstar. But the Work of Other African American Artists Remains Vastly Undervalued

The Total Combined Auction Value of Work by Other African American Artists is $460.8m—Just 0.26% of the Global Auction Market

By Charlotte Burns and Julia Halperin

Visualizing the Numbers

Infographics of Our Findings

By Charlotte Burns and Chelsea Perkins

The Road to Success: Case Studies of Artists From Three Generations

Taking a Closer Look at Museum and Market Blind Spots Over Time

By Charlotte Burns and Julia Halperin

Podcast: Discussing the Data

With Valentino Carlotti, Allan Schwartzman and Julia Halperin

By Charlotte Burns


How the Data Was Gathered and Analyzed

By Charlotte Burns and Julia Halperin

Charles White: A Retrospective

The Must-See Show in New York

By Antwaun Sargent

In Pictures: What Museums Have Been Acquiring

Art From 1840 to the Present Day

By Chelsea Perkins

About Time


By Kaitlin Chan

Art Agency, Partners is a bespoke art advisory firm founded in 2014, and built upon decades of combined experience, to provide counsel to many of the world's leading art collectors and institutions on collection assessment and development, estate planning, and innovative approaches to museum giving and growth.

Editor Charlotte Burns