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April 26, 2018 / 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Doors open: 6:00pm
A Conversation on Collecting
Presented by Gagosian
Contemporary Talks connects audiences with some of the most influential national thinkers and doers in art and culture working today.
Aimed at teaching you everything you wanted to know about the contemporary art market, the conversation invites expert Max Teicher of Gagosian to share invaluable and privileged real-world information with emerging, established, and sustained patrons of the arts.
Larry Gagosian opened his first gallery in Los Angeles in 1980, specializing in modern and contemporary art. Five years later, he expanded his activities to New York, inaugurating his first Chelsea gallery with an exhibition of works from the Pop art collection of Emily and Burton Tremaine. In thirty years Gagosian has evolved into a global network with spaces in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London, Paris, Rome, Athens, Geneva, and Hong Kong, designed by world-renowned architects including Caruso St John, Richard Gluckman, Richard Meier, Jean Nouvel, Selldorf Architects, and wHY Architecture.
Gagosian’s vibrant contemporary program features the work of leading international artists alongside unparalleled historical exhibitions are prepared and presented on the work of legendary and art historically relevant artists.
This event is in conjunction with Contemporary Cocktails, drinks by our Mixologist in Residence, Ryan Treadwell. Admission is free. Cash/credit bar. Parking is free in the lot at Bankhead & Means streets. You can access the lot via Bankhead Avenue and proceed past the parking attendant booth.
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Veronica Kessenich, Executive Director
Image courtesy of Gagosian:
After Abstract Expressionism, 1959-1962
Artwork © 2017 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Teicher has been with Gagosian since 2008, where he’s had the opportunity to witness the expansive growth of the gallery to what it is today - an international contemporary art gallery that has moved outward from New York City to encompass sixteen gallery spaces worldwide. He has worked with diverse collections - domestic and international - thanks to the artists the gallery has exhibited and the exhibitions that have taken place at the gallery.
Ryan started his bartending career in 2015 working at a high end country club, and it’s there he learned his love for mixology. After graduating college in 2016, Ryan went to work for an Atlanta non-profit, The Real Movement, but also continues as an exclusive bartender for private events around the Atlanta area. From anything from private house parties to weddings, Ryan loves being able to connect with people, while potentially making them his personal favorite drink, the gin and Jam.
April 22 / 12:00pm
A free and interactive family-friendly program, Contemporary Kids introduces children to contemporary art and artists through approachable media and hands-on activities.
April 29 / 10:30am
a yoga series
A yoga series presented by Maggie Benoit and collaborating audio and visual artists.
April 29 / 1:00pm
Home Is Where the Art Is
Collection of Eve and Harvey Mannes
You are invited to go behind-the-scenes and see some of Atlanta’s best contemporary art collections.