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Date and time: Thursday, December 14, 2023
location: Sotheby's Institute of Art, 570 Lexington Avenue, 6th Floor, New York, NY, 10022
Sotheby's Institute of Art and theBLANC Art Space are proud to present 9, a groundbreaking exhibition featuring nine young curators matched with nine artists.

Each pair will curate one work on view from December 14, 2023, at theBLANC in New York City. 9 represents an innovative and collaborative way of curating, spanning installation, painting, and photography. The nine works challenge conventional curatorial practices and offer this group of curators and artists a platform to collaborate and experiment with inventive concepts and techniques.

9 is the culmination of Sotheby's Institute of Art's student exhibitions: Unrooted: Cultivating Resilience through Art, Interwoven Souls: United in Loneliness, and The Other to Itself. It represents the apex of curatorial brilliance nurtured across these emerging talents. Together, this exceptional cohort will unveil a dynamic and diverse exhibition that delivers exhilarating perspectives and innovative storytelling for the future of contemporary art.

Artists: Youyi Echo Yan, Tom Prinsell, Mitsuko Brooks, Yiwei Lu, Claudia Doring Baez, Linling Lu, Jingyi Wang, Maria Del Pilar Marti, and Helen Haoyi Yu.

Curators: Monica Zhang, Valentine Botteri, Kanishka Porwal, Daphney Zeng, Federica Jermann Farías, Yijin Chen, Myrtha Herrera A, Leon Levy, and Helen Haoyi Yu.