WILLIAM BENNETT GALLERY COLLECTORS CIRCLE PRESENTS THE INAUGURAL COLLECTORS CIRCLE FALL ARTS PROGRAM WITH SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER DR. VÉRONIQUE CHAGNON-BURKE, CHRISTIES NEW YORK
Thursday, January 24, 2008, 7PM-9PM
65 Greene Street, NYC
William Bennett Gallery is pleased to present the Collectors Circle Fall Arts Program, an ongoing quarterly informative dialog open to members and private collectors. The series will have its inaugural debut on January, from 7PM9PM, located at 65 Greene Street in SoHo. The kickoff engagement will focus on the printmaking career of Pablo Picasso with special guest speaker, Dr. Véronique Chagnon-Burke, Director of Studies, Christies Education, New York. Dr. Chagnon-Burke is an expert on the art market and well versed on the impact of Picasso on the art market over the last century..
William Bennett Gallery will have numerous Picasso works on view from the Sable Mouvant and Le Cocu Magnifique portfolios, as well as select rare individual prints.
About Dr. Véronique Chagnon-Burke, Christies New York Dr. Véronique Chagnon-Burke is an Associate Professor and Director of Studies, and teaches the History of the Art Market Seminar. A specialist in the history of nineteenth century French landscape painting, her fields of expertise also include nineteenth century art criticism and women artists. She received her Ph. D. from The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, her M.A. from the Institute of Fine Arts of New York University, and her Licence from the Université Paris-Sorbonne. She is also a graduate of the Ecole du Louvre in museum studies. She has taught a wide range of subjects at Queens College, Parsons School of Design, and Hunter College, among other institutions. Her museum and research positions have included work at the Museum of Modern Art and the College Art Association, and she has also worked at the Hôtel Drouot in Paris. She has published widely on nineteenth century art. Her most recent projects involve a contribution to the Dictionnaire Des Femmes Creatrices, dealing with female art critics, and a book project focused on the mid-nineteenth century Parisian art market centered on la Rue Laffitte.