In this episode of the ArtTactic Podcast, we speak with Asher Edelman, founder and president of the art finance firm Art Assure Ltd. First, Asher speaks about the current size of the auction guarantee business, one of the primary services Art Assure offers its clients. Then, Asher explains how heavily Art Assure relies on quantitative analysis when guaranteeing consignors' artworks. Edelman also details the use of guarantees by auction houses during the most recent art market rise and fall and what he would have done differently during this time. Lastly, Asher shares his vision of the long-term future of the art market - a much more complex, financial-driven and liquid marketplace.
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