International Panel Talks

As a part of <Gallery Weekend Korea>, the International Panel Talks bring together panels of leading gallerists, collectors, curators, and journalists for public discussions on a range of topics related to the field of contemporary art. The diversity of themes and participants promises a wide spectrum of perspectives and ideas. The three talks are: Art Dealers Talk, Collectors Talk, and Talking Galleries Talk, this event is open to public.

[International Panel Talk I] Oct.14(Fri) 1pm ~ 2pm

Art Dealers Talk: International Leading Gallery Practice

An internationally renowned art dealer José Kuri will explore his strategies and approach to art dealing, global prospects for Korean art, as well as his philosophy of working with artists and collectors. From this Talk, Korean gallerists, art dealers, and artists will gain insight into the current international art market and global gallery scenes through a high powered art dealer.

José Kuri
Co-founder of Kurimanzutto Gallery, Mexico City

Sunhee Choi
Co-founder and Director of CHOI&LAGER Gallery, Cologne and Seoul


[International Panel Talk II] Oct.15(Sat) 11am ~ 12:30pm

Collectors Talk: Serge & Sylvain & Alain in Conversation

International prominent collectors Serge Tiroche, Sylvain Ley, and Alain Servais present their  own art collections, and explore areas such as how to start Asian and Korean contemporary art collection and what attracts them moderated by Eunju Park.

Serge Tiroche
Israel Collector and Art Dealer, and Entrepreneur
Co-founder of Tiroche Auction House in Israel
Founder of Tiroche DeLeon Collection

Alain Servais
Brussels-based Collector, Investment Banker, and Entrepreneur
Founder of ARTWARD Artist Residency Program

Sylvain Levy
Paris-based Collector
Co-founder of DSL Collection
Nominee of [Top 5 Internet Presence of Private Art Collections] by Larry’s List

Eunju Park
Art Consultant and Columnist of Art Price


[International Panel Talk III] Oct.15(Sat) 1pm ~ 2:30pm

TG Talk: The Contemporary Art Gallery in Today’s World

What are the ways contemporary art galleries can optimize their place in today’s environment? A number of leading art market professionals will debate how the contemporary art gallery can find and maintain its place in today’s world, and how they can co-exist alongside auction houses.

Featured Panelists

Georgina Adam
Art Journalist
Editor of The Art Newspaper
Authored Big Bucks, the Explosion of the Art Market in the 21st Century

Adam Sheffer
President of the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA)
Partner and Sales Director at Cheim & Read

Benjamin Genocchio
Executive Director of The Armory Show
Former Editor-in-Chief of Artnet News

Robert Manley
Deputy Chairman of Phillips
Former Deputy Chairman of Christie’s

Gabriela Galcerán
Director of Talking Galleries (TG)

Talking Galleries Attendees

Abby Bangser
Artistic Director of Frieze Art Fairs, Americas and Asia

Annette Schönholzer
Founder of .Connect the dots
Former Co-director of Art Basel

Benjamin Eastham
Associate Editor of Art-agenda

Ossian Ward
Head of Content of Lisson Gallery

Llucià Homs
Founding Member of Talking Galleries
Board of the Federation of European Art Galleries Association

Sarah Douglas
Editor-in-Chief of ARTnews


Date & Time Panelists Moderator
Art Dealers Talk Oct.14(Fri)
1pm ~ 2pm
José Kuri
Co-founder and director of Kurimanzutto Gallery
Sunhee Choi
Director of
Choi&Lager Gallery
Collectors Talk Oct.15(Sat)
11am ~ 12:30pm
Serge Tiroche
Co-founder of Tiroche DeLeon Collection

Alain Servais
Brussels-based collector

Sylvain Levy
Co-founder of DSL Collection
Eunju Park
Art critic
Talking Galleries Talk Oct.15(Sat)
1pm ~ 2:30pm
Benjamin Genocchio
Executive Director of The Armory Show

Adam Sheffer
President of the Art Dealers Association of America

Robert Manley
Deputy Chairman of Phillips

Gabriela Galcerán
Director of Talking Galleries
Georgina Adam
Editor, Journalist of
Art Newspaper

※ All Talks are open to the public. For pre-registration through online, click  here
(Simultaneous interpretation between Korean and English will be provided.)