Intimate Learning
from Top Art World Insiders

Designed for artists, collectors, curators, art lovers, and everyone in between.

Meet Our Instructors

Hans Ulrich Obrist

Curator, Critic and Historian
Hans Ulrich Obrist, the artistic director of Serpentine Gallery, is a highly influential curator who has twice been named "the most powerful person in art" by ArtReview. 

Hank Willis Thomas

Conceptual Artist
Hank Willis Thomas is an award-winning conceptual artist and a founder of For Freedoms, an anti-partisan platform for creative civic engagement, discourse, and direct action through arts.

Kenny Schachter

Art Writer, Curator & Dealer
Kenny Schachter is an artist, writer, curator and dealer. Schachter writes a regular column at Artnet, covering the art market and most recently NFTs.

Kim Gordon

Artist, Musician
Kim Gordon is a visual artist, writer, actor and a founding member of the post punk experimental rock band Sonic Youth. 

RoseLee Goldberg

Founder & Director, Performa
Renowned art historian, author, critic, and curator of performance art, RoseLee Goldberg has five decades of experience in the art world. She also teaches at New York University.

Tino Sehgal

Berlin-based artist Tino Sehgal represented Germany at the 51st Venice Biennale and has had solo exhibitions at the ICA London, Stedelijk Museum, and Museum für Moderne Kunst.

Daniel Birnbaum

Curator & Art Critic
Curator and art critic Daniel Birnbaum is the director of London's Acute Art and a professor of philosophy at the Städelschule in Frankfurt.

Isabelle Graw

Founder & Publisher, Texte zur Kunst
Isabelle Graw is an art historian, critic, and professor of art history and art theory at the Städelschule. Her books include The Love of Painting: Genealogy of a Success Medium and High Price: Art Between the Market and Celebrity Culture.

Ellie Rines

Owner, 56 Henry Gallery
Ellie Rines has a reputation for discovering emerging artists and placing them on the path to international stardom through her New York City gallery.

Fernanda Brenner

Founder, Pivô
São Paulo-based independent curator and writer Fernanda Brenner serves as artistic director for the non-profit art space Pivô.

Isabelle Paagman

Senior Director at Sotheby's
The European Head of Private Sales at Sotheby's, Isabelle Paagman is a key figure in securing international clientele for the auction house.

Andrew Renton

Writer & Curator
Professor of Curating at Goldsmiths, University of London, Andrew Renton has extensive experience and research in contemporary collecting practices.

Kris Martin

Conceptual Artist
Belgian conceptual artist Kris Martin's creative practice often deals with matters of human existence and its contradictions.

Kathryn Andrews

Visual Artist
American artist Kathryn Andrews creates sculptural works that question the excesses of capitalism and the established art market.

Esther Schipper

Founder, Esther Schipper Gallery
Esther Schipper has run her eponymous Berlin gallery for over 30 years, currently representing 40+ artists such as Pierre Huyghe, Ugo Rondinone, and the work of Hito Steyerl.

Jack Kirkland

Art Collector & Philanthropist
British collector and philanthropist Jack Kirkland serves as Co-Chair of Tate Museum's Photography Acquisitions Committee, and a Trustee of the Bridget Riley Art Foundation.

Ana Sokoloff

Founding Partner, sokoloff + associates
Founding partner at the art advisory firm sokoloff + associates, Ana Sokoloff's high-profile clients collect Latin American and contemporary art.

Simon Fujiwara

Berlin-based artist Simon Fujiwara's works deftly navigate culturally potent topics with enigmatic and surprising approaches.

Mario Ybarra, Jr

Artist, Founding Member of Slanguage
Mario Ybarra, Jr. is a co-founder of Slanguage, an artist-run space in LA that hosts exhibitions, residencies, and programming for the local community.

Federico Herrero

Federico Herrero is one of today’s leading Central American artists. His work is strongly influenced by the changing relationship between the landscape and urban structures.

Candace Worth

Founder, Worth Art Advisory
Expert art advisor Candace Worth specializes in bridging the gap between newcomer collectors and the established art market. 

Armando Cabral

Collector & Founder, Rialto6
Portuguese art collector and founder of Rialto6, Armando Cabral has been building his collection for the past 15 years.

Walead Beshty

Walead Beshty works with a variety of media to explore the social context of artistic production; how images are created, transported and perceived in the contemporary art environment.

Magnolia de la Garza

Curator, Director of CIAC
Magnolia de La Garza is a curator and director of Isabel and Agustín Coppel Collection, one of the biggest private collections in Mexico.

Adam Carr

Curator, Writer and Educator
Carr has curated exhibitions worldwide for museums and institutions such as the Castello di Rivoli and Kadist Foundation, and is currently Program Leader for BA Fine Art and Senior Lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University.

Carla Zaccagnini

Artist and Curator
Artist, curator, teacher and writer Carla Zaccagnini has exhibited works worldwide, and was a co-curator of 34th Bienal de São Paulo.

Slavs and Tatars

Art Collective
Slavs and Tatars is an internationally renowned art collective devoted to an area of East of the former Berlin Wall and West of the Great Wall of China known as Eurasia. 

Carl Kostyál

Gallerist and Art Dealer
Carl Kostyál is the founder of Carl Kostyál Gallery, which has presented works by over 200 international artists across the UK, Italy and Sweden.