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

“I would have thought the needle would have moved more”

Just 2.3% of museum acquisitions over the past decade have been of work by African American artists

By Charlotte Burns and Julia Halperin

“From a dealer’s point of view, there is a huge opportunity”

The combined auction value of work by African American artists is $2.2bn—just 1.2% of the global total

By Charlotte Burns and Julia Halperin

Mapping the numbers

Infographics of the data

By Charlotte Burns and Chelsea Perkins

“They can’t wait and wait because then I’ll die and it’ll cost big bucks”

Case studies: three artists from different generations

By Charlotte Burns and Julia Halperin

“The natural disposition is to not want to believe the numbers because it just can’t be this bad”

Podcast with Valentino Carlotti, Allan Schwartzman and Julia Halperin

By Charlotte Burns

Methodology

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

Cartoon

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