de Pury, Simon

In this webinar, reality TV and art world star Simon de Pury provides insight on the global nature of art practices and explains what all artists should know about collecting, auctions, and the secondary market.

“Very often it is the task of the galleries to make sure that the artwork is spread to different places both geographically and in terms of different collectors.”

Simon de Pury is one of the art world’s leading figures and is Chairman and Chief Auctioneer of Phillips de Pury & Company. Previously, he has served as Chairman of Sotheby’s Switzerland, Chairman of Sotheby’s Europe and the company’s Principal Auctioneer. He has also organized numerous exhibitions, being the curator of the Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection. Since 2010, he has served as mentor to the contestants of Bravo’s reality series Work of Art: The Next Great Artist.