artnet News | Henri Neuendorf:
Art dealers are the cogs in the art world machine that keep the wheels turning. These dealers sustain the market for emerging artists, support established artists throughout their careers, and contribute to the art scene through the work they choose to exhibit, buy, and promote. From taking chances on new talent to the long-term nurturing of artists’ careers, these canny operators have a hand in the art world from introducing hot new things to market, assisting collectors to build their collections, to the work we see in public museum collections all over the world.
We have compiled a list of 10 of the most influential and respected dealers in Europe (in no particular order). Each of these people has played an essential role is shaping the cultural landscape of the cities and countries they operate in, and in the spirit of the global art world, some have expanded internationally… Read more
Image: Works by Tony Cragg and Alex Katz at the stand of Thaddaeus Ropac at ARCO Madrid 2016: Lorena Muñoz-Alonso