Christine Pfister | Barnes Foundation

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ART IN CONTEXT | The Contemporary Art Market
October 11 - November 1, 2018
Christine Pfister
, owner of Philadelphia’s Pentimenti Gallery, offers a behind-the-scenes look at the life of someone deeply ensconced in the business; Barnes executive director, Thom Collins, describes how museums go about acquiring contemporary art; and Barnes deputy director, Martha Lucy, discusses the historical development of art as commodity. The course includes visits to Pentimenti Gallery and to the private home of a collector.