Collecting Contemporary Art

An introduction to the business of collecting contemporary art. This course will explore 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. This course will explore 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

  • The course will examine what to buy, when to buy and how to go about it.
  • We will look at 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
05/11/2016 - 19/11/2016Saturdays10:00 - 16:003 Weeks£430Available Richbell Place - WC1N Add to Basket
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