Laing Brown is an art collector who is interested in ideas. Brown, chair of the Audain Art Museum acquisitions committee and an external advisor to the acquisitions committee of the National Gallery of Canada, has just returned from Britain, where he went to check out Frieze London, where 160 of the world’s top commercial galleries […]
“Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.” – Sir Winston Churchill Join Laing Brown, a noted art collector, Board Member and Chair of the Audain Art Museum Acquisitions Committee, for a public multi-media presentation where he will discuss his Top 10 Collecting Rules for contemporary […]
For Art Dealers, a New Life on the Art Fair Circuit In just the past few months a New York art dealer flew to Hong Kong for that city’s first global art fair; gave a party for 50 at Harry’s Bar in Venice; installed an exhibition at his gallery in London; spent three days schmoozing […]
Cats vs. dogs, dolphins vs. sharks, and, most notably, males vs. females: classic rivalries of the animal kingdom. The art world is is not immune and the competition is fierce. Last week at Art Basel, I heard a story that was too good to keep to myself.