Geared towards the beginner to the more seasoned collector or the curious photographer, ‘Christie’s Conversations in Photography’ provides a behind the scenes sense of the different aspects that make up the fine art photography marketplace. Intimate conversations with leaders across the field provide an inside peek into the world of a photography dealer, photography writer, museum curator, collector, and nonprofit executive.
Participants include Joe Baio, Collector, Barbara Tannenbaum, Curator, Cleveland Museum of Art, David Campany, writer and Deputy Director, International Center of Photography, and Howard Greenberg, Howard Greenberg Gallery, NYC.
Five 1.5-hour Lectures
Tuesdays, January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8, 2022
Alice Sachs Zimet
Alice Sachs Zimet, President, Arts + Business Partners (ABP) began to collect photography in 1985 and has amassed a collection of nearly 300 museum-quality images from 20th Century masters through the present. Alice is Chair, Photography Curatorial Committee, Harvard Art Museums; board member, Magnum Foundation; Chair, Acquisitions Committee, International Center of Photography (ICP); and on Faculty at the ICP School and Maine Media Workshops + College. “Collector Profiles" and other press include Private Air magazine, Artsy, Wall Street Journal, Crain’s New York Business, New York Magazine, Inside Philanthropy, The Photograph Collector, and Art + Auction. Alice founded ABP to advise arts groups and business sponsors on corporate sponsorship, after a 20-year career as Director, Worldwide Cultural Affairs, The Chase Manhattan Bank. She created the first corporate sponsorship program in a commercial bank, worked across 14 countries and generated over $2 billion using the arts as a strategic marketing tool. Alice lives and works in New York City and continues to collect.