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8 Ways to Build Your Art Collection in 2024 with Claire Kyle




June 16




Join us for an informative talk on building an art collection with Claire Kyle. Claire manages the art rental and sales department at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) and will provide her knowledge and expertise on art market trends. She has nurtured relationships with art dealer partners, artists and curators and is passionate about supporting the work of emerging artists. In this talk, Claire will cover strategies for art investment, budgeting, and understanding your intentions for collecting artwork. Learn about the considerations of managing a collection, and understand the importance of keeping your documentation up to date.

This talk is ideal for anyone interested in learning more about starting an art collection, maintaining an existing collection or for anyone who would like to learn about how art sales work. The 60-minute presentation will be followed by a Q&A period. Registration required.

Claire holds an MA in Gallery Studies and Critical Curating from the University of Essex, UK. Since 2016, she has been with the Art Gallery of Ontario. Her previous roles include positions at Kate MacGarry, Frieze London, and Sprüth Magers, London/Berlin. Claire is passionate about creating spaces for emerging contemporary Canadian artists, exploring wide-ranging and interdisciplinary practices. Her work at the AGO allows her to focus and give platform to emerging and mid-career contemporary artists, making their work globally accessible. Claire lives and works in Toronto, ON.

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