Private Endowments in Contemporary Art

The growth of private art foundations around the world in the last two decades reflects the pressing need for resources in support of the arts. This panel asks prestigious art foundations to discuss their development in relation to contemporary art, social responsibility, recent economic challenges and their influence on artistic practice and the art market. 


Dr. Gene Sherman, Chairman and Executive Director, Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney
Yana Peel, Co-founder and Director, Outset Contemporary Art Fund, London
Daniela Zyman, Chief Curator, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna
Agnes Lin, Founder and Director, Osage Art Foundation, Hong Kong

Moderated by Savita Apte, art historian and Director of Art Dubai

Following last year’s enthusiastic response from local participants and the international art world, Asia Art Archive will once again present ‘Backroom Conversations’ for ART HK 10 with a series of four exciting panel discussions and screenings.