Brett Gorvy is a leading authority in the 20th and 21st century art markets. With an expansive career as Chairman and International Head of Post War and Contemporary Art at Christie’s and co-founder of the innovative postwar gallery Lévy Gorvy, Gorvy is renowned for his auction expertise, depth of knowledge, and passionate advocacy for great works of art. Gorvy has built collections, curated exhibitions, and provided works for auction platforms that have shaped the art market and art history, at large, overseeing the buying and selling of masterpieces and cultivating widespread artistic appreciation in the process. Gorvy is recognized as an expert of the work of Joan Mitchell, Francis Bacon, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Lucian Freud, Alberto Giacometti, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Cy Twombly, and Andy Warhol, as well as a younger generation of artists such as Martin Kippenberger, Jeff Koons, and Richard Prince. Recently, Gorvy worked closely with the artist to curate Pat Steir’s first major survey in Asia at the Long Museum in Shanghai. His background in critical writing is showcased on his popular Instagram account.
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