A series of panel discussions organized by the IESA MA in the Contemporary Art Market with White Cube Bermondsey to investigate how London became a pivotal cultural and commercial centre for contemporary art and what its future is or could be. learn more about IESA and its programmes at iesa.edu

TODAY + TOMORROW - full programme

How the London art market got where it is today.

Tim Marlow (Chair) Director of Exhibitions, White Cube London
Michael Craig Martin, Artist
Lord Grey Gowrie, former Cabinet Minister, Chairman of the Arts Council and Chairman of Sotheby's

The role of commercial galleries and their strategies for development.

Ossian Ward (Chair) Visual Arts Editor, Time Out London
Kate MacGarry, Director, Kate MacGarry
Honey Luard, White Cube
Maureen Paley, Director, Maureen Paley

The position of Museums and Foundations in the contemporary art market.

Andrew Renton (Chair) Professor of Curating at Goldsmiths University and Director of Marlborough Contemporary
Gregor Muir, Executive Director, ICA
Hans Ulrich Obrist, Co-Director, Exhibitions and Programmes and Director of International Projects, Serpentine Gallery

London as a centre for art-collecting.

Ossian Ward (Chair) Visual Arts Editor, Time Out London
Alex Sainsbury, Founding Director, Raven Row
Anita Zabludowicz, Founder Zabludowicz collection

Emerging markets and London’s role in the global market.

Louisa Buck (chair) art critic and jounalist
Francis Outred, Head of Post-War & Contemporary Art, Europe, Christie’s
Anders Petterson, Managing Director, ArtTactic
Graham Steele, Director Asia, White Cube

Investment and the future of the market.

Tim Marlow (Chair) Director of Exhibitions, White Cube London
Matthew Slotover, Co-Publisher, Frieze; Co-Director, Frieze Art Fair
Munira Mirza, Deputy Mayor, Education and Culture of London
Sigrid Wilkinson, Co-Founder and Director, Arts Co
Hannah Barry, Director, Hannah Barry gallery

THE FUTURE OF: Art Fairs

Georgina Adam, Editor-at-Large, the Art Newspaper (chair)
Matt Carey-Williams, Sales Director, White Cube
Stephanie Dieckvoss, Director Art 13
Matthew Slotover, Co-Publisher, Frieze; Co-Director, Frieze Art Fair

THE FUTURE OF: Biennials

Ute Meta-Bauer (chair) Dean of Fine Art, the Royal College of Art
Sally Tallant, Artistic Director & CEO, Liverpool Biennial
Andrea Schlieker, director, White Cube
Andrea Rose, Director of Visual Arts, the British Council

THE FUTURE OF: Museums

Beth McKillop, Deputy Director, V&A (chair)
Stephen Deuchar, Director, The Art Fund
Victoria Pomery, Director, Turner Contemporary
Charles Saumerez-Smith, Secretary and Chief Executive, Royal Academy

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