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Whitechapel Gallery - Collecting Contemporary Art Course

Whitechapel Gallery - Collecting Contemporary Art Course

Government Art Collection: Selected by Cornelia Parker
Richard of York Gave Battle In Vain
Crown Copyright
Photographer: Tony Harris

The internationally acclaimed Whitechapel Gallery is offering an essential overview of art from the 1960’s to the present day in the exciting course ‘Collecting Contemporary Art’. This behind the scenes course will provide participants with an inside track on how to navigate the art market at auction sales and fairs, whilst introducing them to leading collectors and artists at exclusive studio visits. The three week course also includes guided tours of a world famous auction house, successful commercial galleries and culminates with a curator lead tour of the highlights of Frieze 2013.  Participants will also receive year-long membership to the Whitechapel gallery and a copy of ‘Owning Art: The Contemporary Art Collectors’. Priced at £695, this course is a fantastic opportunity to discover what shapes and drives the best art collections in the world, with the opportunity to meet established arts professionals along the way! The course runs 2nd - 19th October, 2013.

To book your place, please contact Collecting@whitechapelgallery.org 020 7522 7888