On this course, you'll discuss and assess the value of art with dealers, curators and artists through visits to galleries and access to corporate and public collections and consultancies. It's an exciting opportunity for theoretical investigation, as well as getting plenty of practical advice on collecting contemporary art...
Taught by: Pil and Galia Kollectiv, Galia Kollectiv.
On this course, you'll discuss and assess the value of art with dealers, curators and artists through visits to galleries and access to corporate and public collections and consultancies. It's an exciting opportunity for theoretical investigation, as well as getting plenty of practical advice on collecting contemporary art. We'll explore the logic of the art market and what drives this peculiar economy. We'll also look at strategies for identifying emerging artists and building a unique collection of contemporary art.
You'll be able to critically discuss and evaluate art. What's more, you'll have identified your own areas of interest and goals within contemporary art practice and be aware of key artists and movements.
Who Should Attend
Anyone wishing to learn more about the contemporary art market. Perhaps you are a collector or are considering starting a contemporary art collection? This course could lead you on a career path to curating, arts administration or gallery management.
Pil and Galia Kollectiv are London based artists, writers and curators working in collaboration.
Their work addresses the legacy of modernism and explores avant-garde discourses of the twentieth century and the way they operate in the context of a changing landscape of creative work and instrumentalised leisure. They have had solo shows at , New Zealand , S1 Artspace, Sheffield, 2008 and The Showroom Gallery, London, 2007.
They have also presented live work at the Herzliya Biennial, the Berlin Biennial] and the Montreal Biennial as well as at Kunsthall Oslo Arnolfini, Bristol and Late at Tate.
Recent exhibitions include All I Can See is the Management, Gasworks, London, Utopia Ltd., Wexford Art Centre and High Lanes, Drogheda, and Hierarchies of Allegiance, The Royal Standard, Liverpool.
They are lecturers in Fine Art at the University of Reading, as well as teaching at London Metropolitan University, Camberwell College of Arts and Hertfordshire University. The are also the directors of project space xero, kline & coma and they are the London editors of Art Papers magazine.
Please bring the following materials with you on the first day:
- Notebook and Pen