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  • Working in the Arts: Philip Smith

    This month for Working In the Arts we spoke with Philip Smith who is the Associate Director of Lyon & Turnbull Auctioneers in London. So, where do you work ? Lyon & Turnbull Auctioneers in London. What is your job title? Associate Director, Specialist and Head of Modern & Contemporary Art & Design, London and South of England What time did you wake up? What are you usual working hours? The usual working hours are 8.30-5.30 Monday to Friday, but there are also events and private views I have to attend on evenings and weekends…

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  • Working in the Arts: Maike Cruse

    Image of Maike smiling in a zig zag, white and red shirt.

    With Art Week in Berlin just around the corner, Maike Cruse, the Director of Gallery Weekend and art berlin, made some time in her busy schedule to answer our questions.  Where do you work?  I work for Gallery Weekend Berlin and art berlin. What is your job title?  I am Director of both events. What time did you wake up? What are you usual working hours?  I wake up at 6.30am, bring the kids to school and kindergarden and start working at around 8.30am. First working at home and then in the office. What are your key tasks ?  I...

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  • Guidance for Junior Candidates

    Here we look at some helpful guidance for junior candidates starting out in the art and auction world. Our Consultant Vania gives us some helpful guidance for junior candidates. Vania specialises in junior and mid-level searches. We’ve all been there. As final university deadlines loom, the worry of what happens next begins to sink in. Looking at endless job descriptions, thinking ‘I could do this’, and then applying without much thought. Thinking, ‘There are so many things going and I really should be doing something in the next month…

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  • Working in the Arts: Martina Aschbacher

    Martina Aschbacher has been working in the arts for Douglas Gordon’s studio for many years now. Read here what her day looks like and what the essence of her job entails.   So, Martina Aschbacher, where do you work?  I work in the studio of the artist Douglas Gordon and we are based in Berlin and Glasgow. I would also count my house as a place of work with a cute four-legged furry assistant as opposed to my lovely two-legged human colleagues in our studio. The studio is a fantastic creative place with about 10 people (sometimes more,…

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  • Working in the Arts: Gallerist Alexander Duve

    Gallerist Alexander Duve standing in his studio, staring out to the right hand side

    Recently we had the pleasure of talking to Gallerist Alexander Duve. Last year he moved his gallery Duve Berlin to his loft live-work space, showing exciting exhibitions in a salon style environment.   So, Alexander Duve, where do you work:  In Berlin, in my salon gallery DUVE Berlin. What is your job title: Well, Owner?! Or also Director. Both work for me. What time did you wake up and what are you usual working hours: I usually wake up early at 6-6.30. Then I go to the gym at 7-7.30 and start working at 9. My working hours really…

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  • D.R.A.W Recruitment opens an office in Berlin

    We are delighted to announce that D.R.A.W. Recruitment has opened an office in Berlin to cater for the German speaking areas of Europe.

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  • Review: Yves Klein at Blenheim Palace

    Find out what D.R.A.W Recruitment thought when we visited Blenheim Palace to visit the solo exhibition of French artist Yves Klein. The exhibition continues until 7th October 2018.

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  • Review: Luiz Zerbini, Intuitive Ratio at the South London Gallery

    Intuitive Ratio takes its name from the work Razão Intuitiva, a new installation which is taking central stage in the SLG’s main gallery. As the artist himself pointed out, the work acts almost like a 3D translation of his works, showing the recurring interaction between man-made objects and natural environs, a thread uniting most of his artistic production.

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  • Review: Lee Bul at the Hayward Gallery

    An exhibition worth seeing, especially for Lee Bul’s dexterity in combining deformity and plain horror with elegance and excellent craftmanship and make them integral to every piece she produces.

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  • Review: Julian Schnabel at Pace, London

    For those who missed it, Pace has recently showcased a solo exhibition by Julian Schnabel, his eighteenth since he joined Pace in 1984 (re-joining in 2016 after a 14 year hiatus at Gagosian) and the first in the gallery’s London space.

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