Abu Dhabi Art 2011
A great conversation of Larry Gagosian and Jeff Koons speak at Abu Dhabi Art 2011 moderated by Author Sarah Thornton.
Larry Gagosian is an Armenian American art dealer who owns the Gagosian Gallery chain of art galleries. He is considered one of the most powerful and influential art dealers in the world according to Forbes Magazine. Gagosian Gallery is estimated to have sales of 1 billion dollars annually.
Jeff Koons is an American artist known for working with popular culture subjects and his reproductions of banal objects—such as balloon animals produced in stainless steel with mirror-finish surfaces.
Sarah L. Thornton is a writer, ethnographer and sociologist of culture. Thornton has authored three books and many articles about art, artists, the art market.
Abu Dhabi Art is an art fair that takes place every November in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, featuring art gallerias, art and design foundations, as well as additional educational programming and talks.