Artprice: the 10 top-selling artworks created after the 2008 financial crisis
The year 2008 marked a turning point for the Art Market and for the global economy as a whole. In retrospect, Sotheby’s 15 September 2008 sale Beautiful Inside My Head Forever dedicated to works by Damien Hirst – just hours before the collapse of Lehman Brothers Bank and its repercussions on art sales throughout the world – now looks like the swan song of a different era.
However, as thierry Ehrmann, Founder/CEO of Artprice tells us, “the impact of the financial crisis did not affect artistic creation; the significant changes we have seen since 2008 are essentially due to changes within the internal structure of the Art Market.
The main development is of course the growth of the Chinese market, but we have also seen the growth of…
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