ArtList’s 5 Art World Updates: The “Most Respected” Dealers of 2015 & Venice Considers Selling Some of Its Museums’ Collections
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ArtList’s 5 Art World Updates: The “Most Respected” Dealers of 2015 & Venice Considers Selling Some of Its Museums’ Collections

ArtList’s 5 Art World Updates: The “Most Respected” Dealers of 2015 & Venice Considers Selling Some of Its Museums’ Collections

Artnet News has ranked the “Most Respected US Contemporary Art Dealers of 2015,” with Bortolami Gallery ’s Sefania Bortolami topping the year’s list. Inside Bortolami Gallery (left), run by Stefania Bortolami, who was named the most respected US art dealer of 2015 (HS Architecture, Blouin Artinfo) Canada Gallery ’s Sarah Braman , Suzanne Butler , Phil Grauer , and Wallace Whitney shared the second place, with Chicago-based John Corbett and Jim Dempsey of Corbett vs. Dempsey coming in third, Bridget Donahue in fourth and Greene Naftali Gallery ’s Carol Green in fifth. The list aims to highlight those dealers that “were fostering markets for under-recognized artists, causing a splash with a new gallery, or clocking another year quietly supporting highly appreciated artists…”. It definitely succeeds in recognizing a new, disruptive generation of dealers destined to have a major impact in the art world and while largely New York-focused, it also acknowledges the increasing decentralization of the American art market. Check out more of the year’s top dealers here . 2. Mumbai Slum To Receive Own Museum On Tuesday it was announced that India’s bustling city of Mumbai is set to host “…the first museum ever created in a slum,” […]

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