ART & DESIGN

Photos: The Studio System

A Hollywood talent agency is betting big on the art world. Andrea Scott meets UTA’s Joshua Roth.


Joshua Roth
Photographer: Ye Rin Mok
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Photographer: Ye Rin Mok

UTA’s head of fine arts, Joshua Roth, in his office in Los Angeles, 2015, in front of Alex Israel’s Self Portrait, 2014.

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Photographer: Ye Rin Mok

Roth, with Luis Flores’s piece Whatever You Want It to Be, 2015, at L.A.’s Grice Bench gallery, 2015.

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Steve McQueen, Jim Berkus, Kayne West, Joshua Roth, LACMA director and CEO Michael Govan, and Elvis Mitchell, at LACMA, 2015.

Courtesy Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images.

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Photographer: Ye Rin Mok

Roth, at Katherine Bernhardt’s show at Venus Over Los Angeles, 2015.

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Billy Al Bengston’s Herher, 1990.

Alan Shaffer/Courtesy of the Artist.

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Bengston, at home in Venice, California, 2014.

Manfredi Gioacchini.

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UTA Fine Arts clients Simon and Nikolai Haas (from left), at R & Company, in New York, 2014.

Joe Kramm/R & Company

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Photographer: Ye Rin Mok

Roth, with the artist Peter Shire, at his studio in L.A.’s Echo Park.

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Shire’s Plane Air III, 2007.

Courtesy of the Artist.