Technology and SGS Art Services: MD Yan Walther in Conversation with ArtTactic
ArtTactic, a progressive art market analysis firm offering research and commentary on the fast-paced art world, recently interviewed SGS Art Services Managing Director, Yan Walther.
The discussion focuses on how SGS uses technology to add value to its services in this market. Yan explains the need for technical solutions to issues such as identification, authentication, preservation and restoration. He also talks about the need within the market for standardized (and digitized) Condition Reporting – something that SGS has already introduced across its global network of art experts and restorers.
The 15-minute interview concludes with Yan's thoughts on the future technological developments that may enhance the market, and add value to the services on offer by SGS.
SGS Art Services
SGS’s arts and culture services help clients to analyze and date works of art, and to gain in-depth knowledge of their materials, techniques and condition. The company acquires the data needed by experts for their authentication of artworks or to uncover unknown masterpieces, to provide an inventory of art collections, and to document and verify the condition of artworks before and after any logistical operation.
Founded in 2001, ArtTactic provides a new dimension to art market analysis by combining both qualitative and quantitative research tools with an in-depth knowledge of how the art market works. The company’s experts support investors with the latest information from around the world and help to ensure that current and future art investments stay ahead of the curve.
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SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 85,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,800 offices and laboratories around the world.