Barnebys co-founder Pontus Silfverstolpe in discussion with Ivan Macquisten Barnebys co-founder Pontus Silfverstolpe in discussion with Ivan Macquisten

Participants in the talk discussed the important role online brand image plays in surviving in the world of art and auctions.

Such diverse topics as the art market in Dubai, the impact of Brexit on the auction market and how to set up an artist's estate were all delved into.

Georgina Adam Georgina Adam

The conference was chaired by Georgina Adam, legendary columnist for the Financial Times and The Art Newspaper.

Image: Barnebys Image: Barnebys

Pontus Silfverstolpe also took the opportunity to show the players of the art market some key figures from Barnebys inaugural online auction report.

The president of Artnet Bill Fine had several interesting comments about the transformation of the industry in recent years The president of Artnet Bill Fine had several interesting comments about the transformation of the industry in recent years

As well as Bill Fine of Artnet, Pontus Silfverstolpe was accompanied in this debate by Peter Howarth of Show Media, Guy Schooling Sworders auctioneers and Ossian Ward from Lisson Gallery.

The conference concluded with the exciting news that in Spring 2017 the next conference will be held in New York. See you there!

For more information, see here.

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