A brand new generosity of spirit among the many artwork commerce has been a uncommon constructive to come back out of 2020, with bigger galleries serving to out their smaller colleagues, sellers banding collectively and public sale homes collaborating with festivals whose dwell occasions have been cancelled. However is such a collegial environment right here to remain and may particular person egos actually be put apart for the better good of the trade? Moderated by Anna Brady, artwork market editor at The Artwork Newspaper. Introduced in partnership with Cromwell Place.
eight October, 12pm EDT/5pm BST
Meet the panellists:
Pilar Corrias, Pilar Corrias gallery, London
Pilar Corrias opened her eponymous gallery in London in 2008 with an exhibition of a single work, a sculpture of a Christmas tree by Philippe Parreno, Fraught Instances: For Eleven Months of the 12 months it is an Paintings and in December it is Christmas (October, 2008). Corrias has championed the work of a various group of artists, a lot of whom had their first solo reveals within the UK on the gallery, together with Tala Madani, Rachel Rose, Ian Cheng, Mary Reid Kelley, Gisela McDaniel and Christina Quarles, who will open a solo present on the gallery on 6 October. Corrias additionally sits on the board of the London Collective, a gaggle of latest artwork galleries within the metropolis that was born out of a Whatsapp group began in the course of the coronavirus lockdown.
Caroline Douglas, Modern Artwork Society, London
Caroline Douglas has been the director of the Modern Artwork Society (CAS) since 2013, overseeing development within the charity’s funding in modern artwork for UK museums, growing the variety of museums that the charity helps and increasing the skilled growth (CPD) supplied to museum professionals. Earlier than that she was the director of the Arts Council Assortment in London, the place she curated solo reveals with Bridget Riley, Anish Kapoor and Gary Hume, in addition to exhibitions with artists together with Karla Black, Becky Beasley, Toby Ziegler and Garth Evans. Working for a decade as a curator with the British Council from the early 1990s, Caroline labored on touring exhibitions in Europe and India, in addition to main on purchases for the gathering.
Sunny Rahbar, Third Line, Dubai
Sunny Rahbar is the co-founder of The Third Line, a recent artwork gallery primarily based in Alserkal Avenue, Dubai. Rahbar was raised within the UAE and gained her BA diploma from Parsons Faculties of Design, New York in 2000. Initially she labored on the Guggenheim Museum, New York earlier than working in Sotheby’s modern ornamental artwork division in London. She moved again to New York in 2001 the place she was concerned with the launch of eyestorm.com’s New York gallery area. Rahbar returned to Dubai on the finish of 2001 and arrange The Third Line in 2005. In Might, with many festivals cancelled, The Third Line was one in every of six Dubai galleries to participate in Not Cancelled Dubai, per week lengthy on-line truthful platform throughout which every participant introduced two artists.
Neil Wenman, Hauser & Wirth, London
Neil Wenman is a companion at Hauser & Wirth in London the place he has labored for the previous decade, collaborating carefully with most of the gallery’s artists. He’s additionally the gallery’s director of brand name and has masterminded a few of its extra bold sales space designs at Frieze London, such because the Bronze Age idea in 2017. Wenman additionally initiated June Artwork Honest partnership in August, through which Hauser & Wirth opened up its web site to host the truthful which was compelled to cancel its Basel version in June. Wenman sits on a number of committees together with the event committee of South London Gallery, London; the board of David Roberts Artwork Basis, London; and the board of Performa in New York. He has a doctorate in architectural principle from the Bartlett College, UCL, and beforehand labored as a director for each White Dice and Lisson Gallery in London.
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