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Collecting Young Art (Conversations on Collecting, Frieze New York 2016)


Jacob Proctor, an advisor to the Frame & Focus sections for young galleries at Frieze New York, collector Marty Eisenberg, curator Anne Ellegood and advisor Rob Teeters discuss their experience of navigating and collecting works from young talents.

Anne Ellegood
Anne Ellegood is Senior Curator at the Hammer Museum. She was Curator of Contemporary Art at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington DC from 2005-2009. Previously, she was the New York-based Curator for Peter Norton’s collection for two years, and from 1998-2003, she was the Associate Curator at the New Museum of Contemporary Art. Her reject projects include solo shows with John Outterbridge, Charles Gaines, and Lily van der Stokker and the group show Take It or Leave It: Institution, Image, Ideology, co-curated with Johanna Burton, which  explored the overlapping strategies of appropriation and institutional critique in American art. She is currently working on a retrospective of the work of Jimmie Durham opening at the Hammer in January 2016 and traveling to the Walker Art Center and the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Jacob Proctor

Jacob Proctor is an advisor for the Frame & Focus sections at Frieze New York, and curator of exhibitions at the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society at the University of Chicago.

Marty Eisenberg

Marty Eisenberg is a Vice President at Bed Bath and Beyond and an avid collector and supporter of the arts. He and his wife Rebecca have been collecting contemporary art, with a focus on young and emerging artists, for over 30 years. Their collection features major works by artists including Peter Doig, David Hammons, Mark Grotjahn, Rachel Harrison, and Cindy Sherman. Marty is a member of the Acquisition Committee at the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Committee for Drawings and Prints and the Committee for Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art, chairs the board of the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College and serves on the board of White Columns.  A museum show of the Eisenberg’s collection, At Home, Not at Home, curated by Matthew Higgs, was shown at the Hessel Museum at Bard College in 2010.

Rob Teeters

Rob Teeters is an art advisor, curator and collector.  He is the principal of Front Desk Apparatus, a New York based art advisory office founded in 2006. The office advises private collections, hosts projects as a form of research for the advisory, and operates a design studio that focuses on artists books and branding projects.  Teeters is the Artistic Director of The Power Station, a not-for-profit exhibition space in Dallas, Texas.

Categories | Conversations on Collecting | Frieze New York


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