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Approaching its 250th anniversary, a string of exhibitions and events are held across the world to commemorate this milestone of Christie’s. One of which is a two-day education conference titled ‘Creating Markets, Collecting Art’, aiming to reflect the collaborative, continuing and interdisciplinary study of the work of art.
The two-day conference, which commences on 14th July 2016, will focus on examining the relationship between commerce, collecting and the idea of the ‘academy’. To put into practice, a series of academic sessions and panel discussion will be involved to explore the idea of collecting art.
Looking to Africa: Cultural Patronage and Artistic Legacy Convenor: Koyo Kouoh
The Future of the Art Market Convenor: Giovanni Gasparini
Collecting for the Nation/Collecting for the Self Convenor: Prof Brandon Taylor
Creating the Market for Old Master Paintings: Innovative dealers active between 1820 and 1920 Convenor: Dr Susanna Avery-Quash, The National Gallery, London
Pioneers of the Global Art Market: International Dealer Networks from the Mid-Nineteenth through the Mid-Twentieth Century Convenor: Dr Christel Hollevoet-Force, Associate Research Curator, Modern and Contemporary Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Provenance and Due Diligence in a Global Context Convenor: Dr Christa Roodt, Research Lecturer in Art, Law and Business, University of Glasgow
Collectors of Contemporary Art: Tastemakers or Market Makers Convenor: Dr Véronique Chagnon-Burke, Academic Director, Christie's Education, New York
The Sales-Room as Social-Cultural Space Convenor: Prof Anne Helmreich, Texas Christian University
Collectors of Modern Art Prints and Ephemera Convenors: Prof Ruth E. Iskin, Department of Arts, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Dr Britany Salsbury, Department of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, Art Museum, Rhode Island School of Design
Home Subjects: the Art Market and the Domestic Sphere in Britain Convenors: Dr Morna O’Neill, Wake Forest University and Dr Anne Nellis Richter, American University, Washington D.C.
“Nothing like the real thing!” Connoisseurship; Dead or Alive in the Digital Age? Convenor: Elizabeth Herridge, Arts and Arts Management Consultant
Christie’s and the birth of the European art market Convenor: Prof Filip Vermeylen, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Priceless: The Value of the Invaluable Convenors: Prof Jan Baetens and Dr Helleke van den Braber, Radboud University Nijmegen
Moving Objects: Representations of Chinese Art in Europe Convenors: Nixi Cura and Dr Monica Merlin, Christie’s Education London
The Rise of the Latin American Art Market Convenor: Dr Diana Bramham, Specialist, Latin American Art Department, Christie’s, New York
Date: 14th – 15th July 2016
Time: 9:30am – 5:30pm
Venue: Christie’s King Street, London, SW1Y 6QT
Ticket: £140 | £120 for students with valid student ID
All proceeds from the conference will go to the Christie’s Education Trust.
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