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Christie’s Art Forum returns to Art Fair Philippines

MANILA – Christie’s is having a special collaboration with Art Fair Philippines 2015 at Christie’s Art Forum, a series of lectures and discussions conducted by curators, specialists, guest speakers, and artists. 

As the leading international auction house, Christie’s is dedicated to providing collectors with a substantial educational element on appreciating art.

The talks will be held daily from February 5 to 8, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.


The schedule is as follows:

February 5
Expert Perspectives: The Changing Art Environment
Ms. Olivia Yao, Art Collector and President of The Modern Reader
Mr Sundaram Tagore, Director, Sundaram Tagore Gallery New York,
Hong Kong, and Singapore
Mr Darryl Wee, Head of Visual Arts, Asia, Blouin Artinfo
February 6
Curator’s Talk: Institutional Practices and Collecting Strategies
Ms. June Yap, Curator and Art Historian

February 7
The Philippine Pavilion at Venice Biennale – Tie A String Around the World
Dr. Patrick D. Flores, Professor of Art History, University of the
Philippines Diliman, Curator of UP Vargas Museum

February 8
An Introduction to Post-War and Contemporary Art: Western Art Movements after 1945
Ms. Jane Yoon, Christie’s Specialist, Post-War and Contemporary Art

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