Art Talks Series II

January to February 2016

Join us for our annual Art Talk. This series of panels will feature distinguished individuals from diverse fields who wish to share their expertise in order to help you become a stronger collector.

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 | 6.30 – 8.30pm

The art of properly caring for your collection will be made simple by this panel of prominent conservators and appraisers. Learn how to protect the value of your works of art by sitting down with our moderator, Blair Wunderlich (Fine Art Insurance Specialist, Huntington T. Block) and our distinguished panelists: John Jacobs (CEO, Artex), Tiarna Doherty (Chief Conservator, Smithsonian American Art Museum), and Jessica Wessel (Vice President, Business Development, Gurr Johns).


Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 | 6.30 – 8.30pm

Join sculptors Claire McArdle and Donna McCullough as they discuss their own relationships with classical sculpture and the female form. Experience art history through the eyes of two well-established contemporary artists who gain inspiration from classical sculpture while simultaneously challenging established ideals of femininity. Stay to watch each artist at work during a 30-minute demonstration.


Thursday, February 4th, 2016 | 6.30 – 8.30pm

Art is both an emotional and fiscal investment. Join moderator, Samira Farmer (Vice President, Doyle New York Auction & Appraisers) and this panel of esteemed experts as they break down the relationship between art and the market. Panelists Chris Carr (Managing Director, US Trust) and Josh Kaufman (Partner, Venerable, LLP), are the experts who will explain the structure and intricacies of the art market so that you can protect your investment.