Tate Britain Talk

Artists’ Lives: Kasmin, Nicholas Serota and Fiona MacCarthy in conversation

Kasmin, gallerist Larry Rubin and his brother, William Rubin (1927-2006), Director of department of Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, New York. c. 1978 in William’s pool in the South of France, beneath a Miro sculpture. ©Marina Schinz

Explore the Artists’ Lives: Speaking of the Kasmin Gallery display at Tate Britain 

Art dealer and collector Kasmin and Nicholas Serota, Director of Tate discuss the display with the biographer and cultural historian Fiona MacCarthy. Set up in the 1960s The Kasmin Gallery was revolutionary in style and played a key role in changing the way art was presented, discussed and sold in London. It was the first to represent David Hockney and display Anthony Caro’s abstract sculpture, while also working with major American abstract painters, from Kenneth Noland to Frank Stella.

Programmed in collaboration with National Life Stories at the British Library in relation to its Artists’ Lives oral history project featured in Artists’ Lives: Speaking of the Kasmin Gallery. With thanks to the Rootstein Hopkins Foundation.

This talk is also connected to the ‘The Voice of the Artist’ conference taking place at the Courtauld Institute on Saturday 10 December 2016. For further information and to book for the conference please visit. Booking for the conference also provides you with a discount for the above talk at Tate Britain.

This event is programmed in collaboration with National Life Stories at the British Library in relation to its Artists’ Lives oral history project featured in Artists’ Lives: Speaking of the Kasmin Gallery. With thanks to the Rootstein Hopkins Foundation.

Tate Britain

The Clore Auditorium

Millbank
London SW1P 4RG
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Date & Time

9 December 2016 at 18.30–20.00