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Collecting Contemporary Art with Laing Brown
Thu, 13 October 2016, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM PDT
"Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.” – Sir Winston Churchill.
Join Laing Brown, a noted art collector, Audain Art Museum Board Member and Chair of the Acquisitions Committee for a public multimedia presentation where he will discuss his Top 10 Collecting "Rules" for contemporary art. Laing will also address some complex art world issues including: What is Art?, 10 Ideas That Changed What Art Is and Why Collect Contemporary Art.
Laing Brown is an External Advisor to the Acquisitions Committee of the National Gallery of Canada, Trustee of the Jack & Doris Shadbolt Foundation, past Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Vancouver Art Gallery, past President of the Contemporary Art Society of Vancouver, and CEO of BrownArtConsulting, Inc.
This is a free event for Audain Art Museum Members or with the purchase of admission.