Artnet News | Andrew Goldstein

When one thinks of the art economy, the auction houses often represent the pinnacles—the mountainous aeries where the gale-force market winds blow the strongest, and where stakes for success are highest, the price of failure most stark. For nearly a quarter century, Brett Gorvy toiled in these mountains, first as a contemporary art specialist for Christie’s in London and then, as newer art began to outstrip the classics in market power, as the auction house’s head of postwar and contemporary art worldwide.

Now, as of last December, Gorvy has decided to come back down to earth, joining the respected dealer and fellow auction veteran Dominque Lévy to form a new boutique gallery, Lévy Gorvy, with tasteful showrooms in New York and London… Read more

Image: Brett Gorvy. Photograph courtesy of Lévy Gorvy Gallery.