Collecting Art by Women

  • Marina Abramovic, The Hero, 2001 sm

Past Event


This event was on Sat 4 Mar 2017, 11.30am–6pm

This day-long event offers a platform to consider the position of women in the art world and address questions of inclusion and diversity, especially in relation to museum collections.

Speakers include Iwona Blazwick (Director Whitechapel Gallery), Susan Fisher Sterling (Director National Museum for Women in the Arts), Ann Gallagher (Director of Collections, British Art, Tate), and collectors Valeria Napoleone and Floriane de Saint Pierre.

Organised in association with AWARE: Archives of Women Artists, Research and Exhibitions and the New Hall Art Collection, Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge.

Programme

11.30   Welcome

11.40   Camille Morineau, AWARE: Archives of Women Artists, Research and Exhibitions
‘Restoring the presence of 20th-century women artists in the history of art’

12.00   Gabriele Schor, Founding Director SAMMLUNG VERBUND Collection, Vienna
‘The Feminist Avant-garde of the 1970s’

12.20   Iwona Blazwick, Director Whitechapel Gallery, London

13.15   Break

Panel One – Museums and Collections

14.15   Susan Fisher Sterling, Director National Museum for Women in the Arts

14.35   Eliza Gluckman, Curator, New Hall Art Collection, Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge

14.55   Ann Gallagher, Director of Collections, British Art, Tate        

15.10   Panel discussion

15.45   Break

Panel Two – The Role of Private Collection

16.05   Panel discussion with collectors Valeria Napoleone and Floriane de Saint Pierre, and gallerist Lisa Panting, Co-Director of Hollybush Gardens. Introduced and chaired by curator and writer Caroline Hancock..

17.45   End

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