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Magnus Resch

Adjunct Faculty, Summer Institute, New York

Ph.D., Economics, University of St. Gallen; M.Sc., Management, London School of Economics

Magnus Resch is an art market economist, serial entrepreneur, and bestselling book author. In 2016, he started the Magnus App. The app’s mission is to catalog works of art, so users simply take a photo to discover an artwork’s information including price. Prior to this, Magnus was Managing Director of Springstar, an internet incubator with 2500 employees and $2 billion in revenue. Magnus lectures on art management at Columbia University, New York; the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, and Zagreb School of Economics and Management, Croatia. He has published several books, including the bestsellers Management of Art Galleries and 100 Secrets of the Art World.  His activities have been widely covered in the international media, including the New York TimesVanity FairVogue China and the Financial Times.

Magnus Resch
  • Publications


    Resch, M. (2018). Management of Art Galleries. New York: Phaidon
    Resch, M. (2017). The Art Gallery Report 2016. New York: Phaidon
    Resch, M. & Girst, T. (2016). 100 Secrets of the Art World. London: Koenig
    Resch, M. & Noe, C. (2015). Private Art Museums. Nürnberg: Verlag für Moderne Kunst
    Resch, M. & Noe, C. (2014). The Art Collector Report 2014. Nürnberg: Verlag für Moderne Kunst
    Barabási, A-L; Fraiberger, S; Resch, M. et al (2018). Quantifying Reputation and Success in Art. Science
  • Conferences/Lectures


    Tate Modern, London
    MoMA PS1, New York
    New Museum, New York
    Sotheby’s, New York
    Harvard Business School, Cambridge
    Columbia University, New York
    New York University (NYU), New York
    Yale School of Management, New Haven
    Sotheby’s Institute of Art, New York
    Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf
    University of St. Gallen, St. Gallen
    Leuphana University, Lueneburg
    Zagreb School of Economics & Management, Zagreb
    Soho House, Miami Soho House, Berlin
    Soho House, New York
    Heart House, Munich
    TOA – Tech Open Air, Berlin Art Business Conference, New York
    Vienna Art Week, Vienna
    Croatian Association of Visual Artists (HDLU), Meštrović Pavilion, Zagreb

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