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Collecting At: Frieze New York

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Collecting At: Frieze New York

The ever-changing global landscape of today’s art market, with its international art fairs and dizzying calendar of live and online auctions, presents more opportunities than ever to buy art.

Collecting At is a series of in-person executive courses which offers participants the unique opportunity to explore the topic of collecting in an intensive 4-day learning experience. The course introduces valuable strategies for focus and discernment as you build your collection and offers professional insights around how to navigate this fast-paced international marketplace as a collector.

In this unique course that combines classroom study and event experience, participants will gain an in-depth understanding of the New York art world landscape through visiting Frieze, one of the world’s leading art fairs, during the exclusive Thursday preview. The course discusses key considerations for both budding and experienced collectors on navigating the art market in lectures and workshops led by scholars and art world professionals. Participants will be invited to an exclusive tour of Frieze New York.

This course includes a year’s membership of Frieze 91 which encompasses access to a curated year-round calendar of Frieze 91 events at Frieze’s London, New York, Los Angeles, and Seoul locations as well as VIP access to the New York fair.

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  • Date
    May 15, 2023 – May 18, 2023
  • Duration
    4 Days
  • Location
    New York
  • Topics
    • Art Business,
    • Collecting
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Tim Goossens

Faculty and Director of Academics and Content, New York

Tim Goossens serves as Director of Academics and Content and a faculty member at Sotheby’s Institute of Art. Congruently and for almost 20 years, he has continued to also expand his curatorial practice with a variety of public art festivals, triennials, art commissions, and numerous exhibition projects worldwide, all of which inspired his past research as a contributing editor for Oxford University Press. Goossens began his career at The Museum of Modern Art, New York shortly after double graduate school in Paris, France, and in due course moved as assistant curator to MoMA PS1, where he worked closely with the founding director Alanna Heiss, renowned artists, and emerging talent alike. Following these museum positions, he became the founding director and chief curator of Ford Model's art gallery FordProject, on Manhattan's 57th Street, and a gallery director for New York's Envoy Enterprises.

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  • About Collecting At Courses

    About Collecting At Courses

    These in-person executive courses are designed for those who wish to develop their existing knowledge of the art world as a collector or dealer.

    Learning from leading specialists across a range of disciplines, participants will partake in the glamour and excitement of a world-renowned art fair with exclusive insights and access.

  • Learning Outcomes

    Learning Outcomes

    • To understand the changing role of art fairs in the global art market 
    • To articulate your unique collecting perspective and prepare to apply it to acquisitions 
    • To explore the offerings at Frieze New York and make informed decisions regarding their collection
    • To analyze current market trends and apply them to artists and works presented at Frieze New York 
  • Sample Topics

    Sample Topics

    • Navigating an Art Fair with a Discerning Eye 
    • The Role of the Art Fair within the Global Art Market 
    • Collecting Practices and Ethics 
    • Valuation of Contemporary Art 
  • Frieze New York

    Frieze New York

    Frieze New York brings together the world’s leading galleries to showcase ambitious solo, group and themed presentations by pioneering artists and offers the opportunity to not only discover up-and-coming talent but also engage with some of art history’s most important figures.

    Following last year’s sold-out edition, the fair will return to The Shed in Manhattan, from May 17 – 21, 2023. Frieze New York will feature over 65 major galleries with a strong representation from New York, celebrating the creative spirit of the city. The Frame section will also return, supporting galleries operating ten years and under to present solo presentations by today’s most significant artists.

    In addition, a dedicated edition of Frieze Viewing Room will run concurrently with the fair, connecting international galleries and audiences from all around the world.

  • Fees


    All fees are listed in pounds sterling. However, at the time of registration, registrants will have the option to pay in the currency associated with their billing address according to the current conversion rate. For more details regarding payment, please see our Terms and Conditions.