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Wills Baker

Wills Baker

Wills Baker is an accomplished global arts specialist and curator who began his career at Hauser & Wirth in 2013 and has since held positions at White Cube, London and Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery. His portfolio includes projects for clients such as The Zabludowicz Collection, The Swiss Institute and Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich. Baker served as Senior Art Advisor to Goldman Sachs EVP, leading acquisitions and curating a significant collection of 20th-century Japanese Art from 2014 to 2019. Baker’s exhibitions have been included in publications such as Purple Magazine and Art Observed. He holds a joint MA in Business Innovation and Art History from NYU, with previous research positions in Material Culture at Bard Graduate Center and Columbia University.

Dr Jérôme Neutres

Dr Jérôme Neutres

Dr Jérôme Neutres is an independent curator and consultant, working with public authorities and private foundations to define their strategy and realise art and museum projects. In 2023 he was named Officier de l'ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture. He was for ten years a director at the Réunion des Musées Nationaux-Grand Palais, and he served as president of the Musée du Luxembourg. As chief curator at the Grand Palais in Paris, he produced and curated several acclaimed exhibitions both at his institution and in other museums internationally. He holds a PhD in Semiotics of text and image from the University of Paris.

Nicole Tatschl

Nicole Tatschl

Nicole is a curator and advisor focused on post-war and contemporary art. She previously worked at White Cube and most recently at Bastian as their Associate Director, overseeing the London operations. Nicole holds a degree in Criticism and Curation from Central Saint Martins.

Dr David Anfam

Dr David Anfam

Dr David Anfam is a British art writer, curator, lecturer, and leading authority on American painting. He is the Senior Consulting Curator at the Clyfford Still Museum in Denver and the Director of its Research Center. He is the author of several landmark publications, notably including the catalogue raisonné of Mark Rothko. For nearly two decades, he was Commissioning Editor for Fine Art at Phaidon Press. He served as the Henry Luce Visiting Professor in American Art at Brandeis University and has acted as an external PhD examiner for several universities, including NYU and St Andrews. He delivered lectures at universities and museums globally, including Oxford, Cambridge, Yale, the MoMA, Tate Modern, and the National Portrait Gallery.  He recently curated a vast exhibition on Abstract Expressionism at the Royal Academy of Arts, London.

Ryan Poon

Ryan Poon

Ryan is an art collector and consultant focussed on emerging art. He holds a degree in Economics from King’s College and a masters in Art Business from the Sotheby’s Institute. He supports various contemporary art institutions including Tate and the Serpentine. Ryan is fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, and Japanese.

Denise Di Castro

Denise Di Castro

Denise Di Castro is an art historian and curator with extensive experience in the art market, representing the fifth generation of her Rome-based internationally recognized family art gallery. After earning her Masters at the Courtauld Institute of Art, Denise has curated international cultural projects and exhibitions merging contemporary and ancient art. She acts as an Advisor for the American Academy in Rome.

Kitty Atherton

Kitty Atherton

Kitty is an art historian who has graduated from the Courtauld Institute of Art and holds a qualification in International Cultural Heritage Law, which she attained from the University of Geneva. During her studies she co-curated London’s first intercollegiate student exhibition post-lockdown in Fitzrovia, and was a columnist for the Courtauld's academic journal. Most recently she has also taken up a part-time collaboration with Bonhams.

Kendra Lee

Kendra Lee

Kendra is an art historian and journalist. She studied Art History at the University of Victoria in Canada, and after graduating, she moved to London to complete a second Masters in Art Business at the Sotheby’s Institute of Art. Her professional experience encompasses museum curation, writing for journals, partaking in various symposiums, specialising in Contemporary Art, Modern and Impressionism Art, and Art Market Studies.

Andreas Siegfried

Andreas Siegfried

Andreas is an independent art advisor with a focus on emerging artists in Europe and the Americas. Based between the UK and Switzerland, he previously worked at Art Basel, White Cube and Christie's.

Elmerice Habsburg-Lothringen

Elmerice Habsburg-Lothringen

Elmerice is a contemporary art consultant based between London and Vienna, working with institutions and private entities in the UK, Europe and the Middle East. She previously worked at the Fine Art Group, a leading art investment and advisory house.

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