2016 TEFAF Art Market Report Shows US Increase

The European Fine Art Foundation (TEFAF) has released the 2016 edition of its highly anticipated annual Art Market Report, which analyses the global art market in 2015.

Some key takeaways from the report include:

  • The United States, then the United Kingdom, had the most sales volume for the year.
  • The United States art market saw a 4% gain to $27.3 billion, which made it the largest global art market participant.
  • China’s Art Market is contracting in step with other weaker economic conditions.
  • The total sales volume for the year was $63.8 billion.

Since 2008, the report has been published by Dublin-based Art Economics.

Source: 2016 TEFAF Art Market Report Shows US Increase

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