A lecture by Jeffrey Boloten at Garage Museum of Contemporary Art

9 February 2018
19:00–21:30

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On Friday, February 9, Jeffrey Boloten, Course Leader for the Art & Business Program at Sotheby's Institute, gave a talk on the functioning of auction houses at Garage auditorium.

After an overview of contemporary art markets, Boloten spoke about the growing role of auction houses in price making and outlined new trends in their development, including their growing online presence and collaborations with luxury brands.

The lecture was preceded by a cocktail reception at Garage Rooftop Pavilion accessible exclusively to the Museum’s Patrons, Partners and Garage cardholders, who also had an opportunity to discuss the exhibition Bidding for Glasnost: Sotheby’s 1988 Auction in Moscow, currently on at Garage, with its curator Vika Dushkina during special curator-led tours.

ABOUT THE LECTURER

Jeffrey Boloten (b. 1959) is the Course Leader for the Art & Business Program at Sotheby's Institute of Art (London), Co-Founder & Managing Director of ArtInsight Ltd.—the education partner of art market research firm ArtTactic. Boloten has held top posts at biggest international publishers, including Penguin Books. After completing an MA in Arts Management, he focused on the development of art markets and has since worked at the Tate and a London art college.

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