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April 20, 2009

The Current State of the Art Market - Free Public Symposium

The Current SAD, SHITTY,  State of the Art Market - A Free Public Symposium at FIT, this week!

Art_Market_panel So my little MAO-Ettes.. Here is a free event that is clearly not to be missed. 

Some of the Art Industries most in the know professionals will talk somewhat openly about their views on the future of their jobs the Art Market.  It should be very interesting to hear.. See you there!

Here are the details.... For more info, you can also go to The FIT website...  

A discussion of the current state of the art market
 
PANELISTS
Yvonne Garcia - director of development, bronx museum
Florence Lynch - curator; director, florence lynch gallery
Paul Morris - vp of art properties, merchandise mart properties, inc. 
Lowell Pettit - lowell pettit art advisory; independent curator
Walter Robinson - editor, artnet magazine; critic; artist
Sheri Pasquarella, moderator - co-founder, new art dealersalliance (nada);
art consultant; faculty, fashion institute of technology
 
APRIL 22 at 7:00 - 8:30 PM
fashion institute of technology
katie murphy amphitheatre, pomerantz center for art and design,
seventh avenue at 27th street (D building)


(This event is free and open to the public)
 
Following years of wild expansion and commercial vitality, the last six months in the art world - as in all business sectors - have seen rocky auction and art fair sales, abrupt gallery closures and publicly expressed dealer woe. This discussion will assess the current state of the art market and the long-term picture for the industry.

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i missed it. What did they say? The world gonna end?

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