Join our first ‘New Fashions for New Instances’ occasion on eight October: Is the brand new spirit of collaboration lip-service or game-changing?

Sign up for our first 'New Models for New Times' event on 8 October: Is the new spirit of collaboration lip-service or game-changing?


From left: Pilar Corrias, Caroline Douglas, Sunny Rahbar and Neil Wenman

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 ambiance right here to remain and might particular person egos actually be put apart for the better good of the business? Moderated by Anna Brady, artwork market editor at The Artwork Newspaper. Introduced in partnership with Cromwell Place.

eight October, 12pm EST/5pm BST

Register right here

Meet the panellists:


Pilar Corrias
Courtesy of Pilar Corrias

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 Art work and in December it is Christmas (October, 2008). Corrias has championed the work of a various group of artists, lots 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 bunch of up to date artwork galleries within the metropolis that was born out of a Whatsapp group began through the coronavirus lockdown.


Caroline Douglas
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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 up to date artwork for UK museums, growing the variety of museums that the charity helps and lengthening the skilled improvement (CPD) provided 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
Courtesy The Third Line

Sunny Rahbar, Third Line, Dubai

Sunny Rahbar is the co-founder of The Third Line, a recent artwork gallery based mostly in Alserkal Avenue, Dubai. Rahbar was raised within the UAE and gained her BA diploma from Parsons Colleges of Design, New York in 2000. Initially she labored on the Guggenheim Museum, New York earlier than working in Sotheby’s up to date 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 among six Dubai galleries to participate in Not Cancelled Dubai, per week lengthy on-line honest platform throughout which every participant introduced two artists.


Neil Wenman
Courtesy of Hauser & Wirth

Neil Wenman, Hauser & Wirth, London

Neil Wenman is a associate at Hauser & Wirth in London the place he has labored for the previous decade, collaborating intently 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 formidable sales space designs at Frieze London, such because the Bronze Age idea in 2017. Wenman additionally initiated June Artwork Truthful partnership in August, wherein Hauser & Wirth opened up its web site to host the honest which was pressured 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 Faculty, UCL, and beforehand labored as a director for each White Dice and Lisson Gallery in London.

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