Galerie Wagner + Partner

Gallery Statement

1/1/2020 – 1/1/2020

From 2000 to 2020 Cai Wagner has run the gallery Wagner + Partner. Over the entire period, the gallery has successfully introduced contemporary artists from Germany and abroad to the market.

Among many other artists, the gallery has worked particularly closely with Peter Dreher (1932-2020), Miklos Gaál, Eckart Hahn and Erwin Olaf.

Today, Cai Wagner heads the editorial department of Artfacts, the world's largest art market database. He is also an author for art market books and an expert. Please arrange appointments or inquiries by email --> Services


All around the world, the art industry is in a state of upheaval. Globalization, digitalization, and now the coronavirus crisis are calling the traditional collaboration of artists and galleries into question. What’s more, many galleries have been forced to close for economic reasons. As in other cultural branches, joint marketing can no longer counted on to for success.
This book of advice from Cai Wagner, a Berlin gallery owner who has been following these developments for over twenty years, shows artists new and potentially forgotten ways of taking their careers into their own hands and successfully promoting themselves in the market. In particular, digital platforms offer a range of opportunities for self-promotion: this is where potential new customers can be found and where artists can expand their own reach in the art market. The practical recommendations are contextualized by a candid summary of the development of the art market from the early modern period to today.

This book of advice is available via JOVIS or the Gallery (22,00 €, 96 pages softcover, German only)