With the globalization of the art market over the past 20 years the count of art fairs has mushroomed to an estimated 300, forever changing the way the art market does business and impacting the entire contemporary art landscape. With a mix of lectures and interviews by leading art professionals with contrasted experience in the world of art fairs, this online course will dive into the ongoing evolution of the art fair phenomenon, aiming to examine its mixed origins (religious, artisanal, industrial, and artistic), role, and dynamics. Among the contributors are included Adeline Ooi (director Art Basel Hong Kong), Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo (art collector, Turin), Rosina Gómez Baeza (former director ARCOmadrid), Alain Quemin (professor of sociology of art, Paris), Sabrina Amrani (Sabrina Amrani Gallery, Madrid), Amanda Coulson (former director VOLTA SHOW, Bahamas) and Chi-Wen Huang (Chiwen Gallery, Taipei). Led by Paco Barragán (Ph.D. and art theorist) and Llucià Homs (director Talking Galleries), this vibrant and timely course analyses the past and present of art fairs while propelling discussion on what the future holds for them. This course will conclude with a short project for students to apply their knowledge.
This Premier Online Course is organized in partnership with Talking Galleries and features live lectures and panel discussions.
- Five 1.5 hour scheduled sessions
- Livestreamed lectures led by experts in the field
- Dynamic lecturers, drawn from our global faculty
- Access anywhere, globally
- Clear learning objectives
- Direct dialogue with course leaders and invited experts
- Full access to our e-learning platform, for readings and more
- Certificate of participation upon completion of course