Collecting Contemporary Art

An introduction to the business of collecting contemporary art exploring various dimensions of how art is bought and sold. It will include visits to the back-rooms of galleries and provide access to key corporate and public collections and consultancies...

Taught by: Andrew Marsh.

Description

An introduction to the business of collecting contemporary art exploring various dimensions of how art is bought and sold. It will include visits to the back-rooms of galleries and provide access to key corporate and public collections and consultancies.

Topics covered

  • What to buy, when to buy and how to go about it.
  • Key strategies employed by galleries and institutions in spotting new talent and building up their collections.
  • Advice will also be given on how individuals can gain access to the latest artists and trends.

Entry requirements: None

Level: Beginners



Tutor information

Andrew Marsh has a BA in Fine Art from Norwich School of Art, and an MA in Fine Art Administration and Curatorship from Goldsmiths. He teaches on BA Architecture: Space and Object and BA Communication, Criticism and Curation at CSM. He is a freelance gallery manager and has curated and managed exhibitions and events in London, Birmingham, Dusseldorf and New Delhi (to mention a few); he writes for 'Flash Art', various artists' monographs and other publications.

Materials

Please bring with you to the first session:

 A notebook and pen


Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
04/02/2017 - 18/02/2017Saturdays10:00 - 16:003 Weeks£430Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket
27/03/2017 - 29/03/2017Monday to Wednesday12:00 - 17:003 Days£430Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket
24/07/2017 - 28/07/2017Monday to Friday10:00 - 16:001 Week£495Available Richbell Place - WC1N Add to Basket