Join us for five sessions of Christie’s ‘Conversations in Photography’. The photography market has exploded in the past two decades with 200 international photo-only galleries, photo-only auctions and photo-only art fairs. Through intimate conversations with leaders across the field, this course provides an inside peek into the world of a photography dealer, photography critic, museum curator, collector and nonprofit executive director.
Speakers during the course:
• Makeda Best, Richard L. Menschel Curator of Photography, Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, Mass)
• Tom Gitterman, Owner, Gitterman Gallery (NYC)
• Vince Aletti, Writer, Curator and Critic
• Alvin D Hall, Collector
• Kristen Lubben, Executive Director, Magnum Foundation
Alice Sachs Zimet
Alice Sachs Zimet, President, Arts + Business Partners (ABP) began to collect photography in1985 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.
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