Private View (invitation only)
Wednesday 5 March 2008

All Contemporary Collector members are invited

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Curator Tours (Booking not necessary)

Weekday at 1pm
Weekend at 3pm

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Collecting Contemporary Art: An Insight from Artists
Saturday, March 8th 2008

The Contemporary Art Society and ArtInsight are pleased to invite you to a one-day Workshop to coincide with ARTfutures 2008.

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Exploring the unique way in which artists engage with contemporary art, and how artistic insight can influence emerging trends and inform collecting as a specific mode of engagement. This one-day workshop presents a programme of presentations and interactive discussions with artists, curators and contemporary collecting specialists.

Date: Saturday, March 8th 2008
Time: 10:30am - 6:00pm
Location: UBS, 1 Finsbury Avenue, London EC2M 2PP
Fee: £295 incl VAT (10% discount for CAS members)
Executive lunch, refreshments & champagne reception included.

Two In-depth Interactive Discussion Panels with ARTfutures Artists

Panel Discussion on Artists’ Networks & Collecting


Key Speakers will include:

- Sir Christopher Mallaby (UBS Senior Art Advisor)

- Paulette Terry Brien & Laurence Lane (Directors of The International 3)

- Valeria Napoleone (Private Collector) - Zineb Sedira (Artist)

- Uriel Orlow (Artist)

- Nicky Hirst (Artist / Co-Curator ARTfutures 2008)

- Jeni Walwin (Independent Curator and Writer / Co-Curator ARTfutures 2008)

- Paul Hobson (Director of the Contemporary Art Society)


All participants will also receive:

An Invitation for two to the Chairman’s VIP Champagne Reception & Artists’ Party at ARTfutures 2008 on Monday, March 10th

An intimate curator-led tour of ARTfutures 2008 with highlights of the art on show

Gratis copies of the newly published ‘Life is More Important than Art’, edited by Gilane Tawadros with an introduction by Paul Hobson

Complimentary copies of Art World magazine


Spaces are strictly limited, so early booking is advised. For more information and bookings please contact: Silvia Denaro, Collector Development Coordinator, Contemporary Art Society

Tel: 020 7831 3219 or email: silvia@contempart.org.uk

ARTfutures (photo © Matthew Blaney)
ARTfutures (photo © Matthew Blaney)

ARTfutures (photo © Matthew Blaney)
ARTfutures (photo © Matthew Blaney)