Alexander Forbes, Director, Corporate Development & Market Intelligence, Artsy
Ken Maxwell, Director, Gagosian Gallery
Sarah Wendell Sherrill, Co-Founder, Co-CEO Lobus
Moderated by Andrew McClintock, Owner of Ever Gold [Projects] and Founder of [On Approval]
The last decade has seen the emergence of many 1.0 digital tools and platforms for engaging with art online—everything from sales platforms for galleries, collectors, and auction houses to art-specific CRMs, logistics, data, and inventory systems. A panel discussion on the topic of these developments moderated by Andrew McClintock from [On Approval] and Ever Gold [Projects] will include Ken Maxwell from Gagosian, Sarah Wendell from Lobus, and Alexander Forbes from Artsy. The panelists will share their experiences navigating this new terrain as we enter a 2.0 version of the art world online. The discussion will cover Gagosian's new online viewing room initiative, Artsy's platform for discovering and collecting art, Lobus's artworld data aggregator, and [On Approval]'s service which makes collecting art more accessible through subscription-based experiences. Panelists will discuss the demographics of online art collectors, the services that are available to them, and the implications these new tools have on the art market today and into the future.
Food, Art and Design: An Intersection
Rosana Castrillo Díaz, Artist
Sam Hamilton, Owner Conceptual Lifestyle Store, March
Corey Lee, Chef
Moderated by Anthony Meier, Gallerist
A conversation between artist Rosana Castrillo Díaz, Chef Corey Lee, and store owner Sam Hamilton, about the crossovers of art and how it blurs and blends in their respective arenas. The conversation will be moderated by Gallerist Anthony Meier.
Community Building through Architecture: A Conversation with Tatiana Bilbao and Marshall Brown
Introduction by Jennifer Dunlop Fletcher, Helen Hilton Raiser Curator of Architecture and Design, SFMOMA
Tatiana Bilbao, Architect
In conversation with Marshall Brown, Architect
Moderated by Joseph Becker, Associate Curator of Architecture and Design, SFMOMA
Architects Tatiana Bilbao and Marshall Brown discuss their respective practices, how architecture informs social change, and the methodologies they use in their designs. Operating between the domestic and the urban scale, each architect has envisioned approaches to transforming community while looking at historical contexts and envisioning the future. The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art will host two exhibitions dedicated to their work this spring. Architecture from the Inside Out: Tatiana Bilbao, will open at SFMOMA on March 21, while Marshall Brown: Dequindre Civic Academy will open at SFMOMA on May 9.
Ways of Being Seen: Creating Visibility for Women in Art
Andrea Bowers, Artist
Gary Garrels, Elise S. Haas Senior Curator of Painting and Sculpture, SFMOMA
Komal Shah, Activist collector and SFMOMA trustee
Moderated by Sarah Douglas, Editor-in-Chief, ARTnews
Recent data has shown that progress on creating equality for women artists has been slow, and incomplete. What will hasten progress? At the beginning of a year that marks the hundredth anniversary of the nineteenth amendment, this panel will explore what is needed to right the balance. Among the issues discussed will be what can be gained through quantitative analysis and what can be better achieved through qualitative analysis; the role artists play through their work; activist collecting; the increasing role of women collectors; curatorial efforts to bring women artists to the fore; and the expansion of the critical conversation around women’s work.
Radical: Italian Design 1965-85; the Dennis Freedman Collection
A conversation with Curator Cindi Strauss and Collector Dennis Freedman Presented by Christie’s
Dennis Freedman, Collector
Cindi Strauss, Sara and Bill Morgan Curator of Decorative Arts, Design, and Craft and Assistant Director, Programming, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
In the 1960s, young Italian architects and designers established the avant-garde Radical movement that culminated in distinctive and often utopian projects, including designs for furniture, lighting, and objects. Influenced by Arte Povera, Pop art, and Minimalism, the imaginative designs of the period explored form, color, and scale, and took advantage of burgeoning technological advances in materials and processes to develop a new language of design that had an outsized influence on design history. This conversation between curator Cindi Strauss and collector Dennis Freedman will explore the objects and ideas of the period as seen through The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston's upcoming exhibition of Freedman’s prestigious collection Radical: Italian Design 1965–1985, the Dennis Freedman Collection.
Mutual Muses: What Can Art and Technology Learn from Each Other
Elena Soboleva, Director of Online Sales, David Zwirner Gallery
Tina Vaz, Head, Artist in Residence and Analog Research Lab, Facebook
A discussion about the ways in which tech companies are creating innovative spaces and programs for artists, the way brick and mortar galleries are looking to explore the digital space, and how the two fields can support and challenge one another.
Real Talk: Speaking to *Soul of a Nation
Cheryl Derricotte, Artist
Jacqueline Francis, Writer, art historian, curator
Adia Millett, Artist
This talk will feature a discussion between writer, historian, and curator Jacqueline Francis and artists Adia Millett and Cheryl Derricotte about the way artists grapple with race and identity, in response toSoul of A Nation, on view at the de Young Museum.
Rashaad Newsome: Artist talk
Sarah Douglas, Editor-in-Chief ARTnews
Rashaad Newsome, Artist
Artist Rashaad Newsome and ARTnews Editor-in-Chief Sarah Douglas will be in conversation about Newsome's artistic practice, and his current exhibitionTo Be Realand the interactive A.I.Being. on view at Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture and the San Francisco Art Institute.