Join us for a conversation on Tuesday, October 20 from 11 AM - noon (ET) with collectors Pamela Joyner from San Francisco, New Yorker Bernard Lumpkin, and Ron Pizzuti who is based in Columbus, Ohio. Moderated by Courtney Willis Blair, Director, Mitchell-Innes & Nash. The speakers will discuss collecting Black artists and artists of color, insights on artists and galleries, bringing private holdings to public museums, and the impact of Black Lives Matter on their collecting goals. Opening remarks by Brooke Kamin Rapaport, Deputy Director and Martin Friedman Chief Curator, Madison Square Park Conservancy.
Please see below for more information on the speakers.
Moderator: Courtney Willis Blair a gallerist, writer, and cultural producer based in New York. Her curiosity lies in art that confronts social constructions through materiality, technology, and the body. As Director at Mitchell-Innes & Nash, she spearheads canonical strategy— managing monographic and group exhibitions, special projects, publications and major acquisitions with a focus to museums, biennials, and foundations. Her writing has appeared in Forbes, New York, Cultured, and Modern Painters. She has profiled artists, architects, and curators including David Hammons, Melissa Chiu, David Adjaye, and Nari Ward. She has also shaped artist books as editor of several publications, including Pope.L: Proto-Skin Set (2017), Mary Kelly: The Voice Remains (2017), General Idea: Ziggurat, 1969-1994 (2017), Keltie Ferris: A Decade (2020), and an anthology of Pope.L’s writing (forthcoming). She is the founder of Entre Nous, a collective body, and belongs to Triple Canopy’s Publishers Circle.