Photos: Who’s Who in the Art World
Larry Gagosian, gallerist.
Oscar Murillo, artist.
Maja Hoffmann, founder, Luma Arles, and collector.
Rem Koolhaas, architect.
Kara Walker, artist. “The weirdest thing I get all the time is ‘I thought you’d be shorter.’ I think it’s because I put a lot of small, childlike bodies in my work: not-quite-to-scale caricatures enacting terrible power games. Some folks see the figures and assume they’re based on me.”
Lawrence Weiner, artist.
Michael Slotover and Amanda Sharp, cofounders, Frieze Art Fair.
Matthew Higgs, chief curator and director, White Columns.
Nancy Spector, chief curator and deputy director, Guggenheim Museum.
Adam Lindemann, collector and gallerist.
Amalia Dayan, gallerist.
Pawel Althamer, artist.
Ragnar Kjartansson, artist. “I decided to wear a suit all the time around my 30th birthday. I was just so scared of turning into a middle-aged mammal in fleece.”
Mickalene Thomas, artist; David Maupin, gallerist.
Francesco Vezzoli, artist.
Dan Colen, artist.
Lisa Phillips, director, New Museum.
Richard Armstrong, director, Guggenheim Museum.
Casey Freemont, Doreen Remen, and Yvonne Force Villareal, Art Production Fund.
Francesco Bonami, curator.
Bjarne Melgaard, artist. “The craziest comment I’ve overheard at one of my openings: Do you think he killed someone?”
Michael Govan, director, Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Clarissa Dalrymple, curator.
Annabelle Selldorf, architect. “The biggest misconception about my work is that I don’t like curves.”
Hans Ulrich Obrist, curator and codirector, the Serpentine Galleries; Diana Widmaier, art historian; Klaus Biesenbach, director, MoMA PS1.
Iwan Wirth, gallerist.
Samantha Boardman and Aby Rosen, collectors.
Gao Ying, artist Ai Weiwei’s mother.
Dakis Joannou, collector and founder, DESTE Foundation.
RoseLee Goldberg, founder, Performa. “Everyone is coming round to understanding that performance has been an integral part of art history for more than a century, and that the designation of art as painting and sculptures is way out of date!”