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.

About Gagosian
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, James Cramer. 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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All press inquiries, contact:
Veronica Kessenich, Executive Director

Image courtesy of Gagosian:
Helen Frankenthaler
After Abstract Expressionism, 1959-1962
Artwork © 2017 Helen Frankenthaler Foundation, Inc./Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York


Max Teicher

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 Treadwell

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.

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April 27 / 2:00pm
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April 28 / 12:00pm
Contemporary Kids

Contemporary Kids


A free and interactive family-friendly program, Contemporary Kids introduces children to contemporary art and artists through approachable media and hands-on activities.

May 2 / 6:30pm
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Crafts + Cocktails


Join artist and educator Sherrice Adams for our adult craft night, Crafts + Cocktails.

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