Developing New Markets: Africa, China, India, and Latin America

Sotheby's Institute of Art
570 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10022
Thursday, May 9th
6 - 8 pm

Sotheby's Institute of Art in collaboration with Stropheus Art Law invite you to a panel discussion on the challenges for gallerists developing new markets with focuses on Africa, China, India, and Latin America.

Globalization and market diversification have become key elements of a gallerist's economic and curatorial success.
The speed and international scope of business opportunities create an almost unlimited potential for business development, while at the same time significantly increasing risks. This panel focuses on understanding business development and sustainability in these key markets.

The event will be followed by a reception with a selection of curated wines.


Ethan Cohen founded Ethan Cohen Gallery in 1987 as Art Waves/Ethan Cohen in SoHo, New York City. It was the first gallery to present the Chinese Avant Garde of the '80s to the United States. He has represented artists including Ai Weiwei, Xu Bing, Gu Wenda, Zhao Bandi, Wang Keping and Qiu Zhijie. Ethan Cohen Fine Arts today represents a diverse global mix of art, including contemporary American, African, Iranian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Russian, Pakistani and Thai, from emerging and established artists.

Projjal Dutta has shown the work of established artists such as M. F. Husain, F. N. Souza, and S. H. Raza. The gallery has also presented ambitious solo shows of younger artists, such as Abdullah Syed, Abir Karmakar, Salman Toor, Adeela Suleman, and G. R. Iranna. The gallery has collaborated with museums such as the Kiran Nadar Museum, New Delhi and the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco. Exhibitions have been reviewed and the gallery has been profiled by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Times of London, Art Asia Pacific, ArtForum and the Financial Times.

Alberto Magnan is a Cuban born art dealer based in NY. He founded MagnanProjects and Magnan Metz in Chelsea. Has worked closely with Cuban artist Alexandre Arrechea and Roberto Diago and others in representing and developing their international careers. Travels extensively in Cuba and South America, developing projects such as Chelsea Visits Havana, Projecto Paladar, Trading With The Enemy. He has currently produced a Cuban Art exhibition in Morocco at Mohamed VI Museum showcasing the works of Wifredo Lam.


Judith B. Prowda, Esq., Faculty, MA Art Business, Sotheby’s Institute of Art-New York

Dr. Richard M. Lehun, Esq., attorney focused on artist-gallerist relations, agency obligations, and art transactions

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