Collection Management Best Practices
Thursday, February 28, 5:00pm till 6:30pm
Vivian Ebersman is an Art Expert at AXA ART Americas Corporation. Vivian works closely with the underwriters and claims managers to review and assess policies and submissions. She regularly leads tours at Art Basel and TEFAF and lectures on collection management and fine art authentication topics. In addition, she is on the Board of the Salvador Dali Research Center and the Advisory Committee of the Appraisers Association of America. Ms. Ebersman completed her graduate studies in art history at the Institute of Fine Arts in New York. Following, she taught art history at Fordham University and Lehman College before joining AXA Art in 1998.
Sandra Amann is the co-principal of Amann+ Estabrook Conservation Associates. The firm which was founded in 1994 with a specialization in the conservation of modern and contemporary paintings and objects of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. With six conservators, the lab is well known for its work with Abstract Expressionist, Color Field, Minimalist, and Pop art, as well as with art from the first half of the twentieth century. Close relationships between the studio and leading artists and their estates have helped inform and develop treatment strategies.
Michele Heinrici is the Associate Director of the Registrar Department at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Michele is an internationally-focused museum registrar with 30 years of experience promoting the work of collection care and collections professionals.In addition to her position at the Guggenheim, working intimately with the collection for the past 10 years, she has extensive experience in gallery and art fair registration as well, including serving as Head Registrar at PaceWildenstein and Robert Miller Gallery before joining the Guggenheim.
Steve Novenstein is CEO of UOVO. He directs a wide range of strategic initiatives and is responsible for ensuring the company’s overall growth. Mr. Novenstein brings more than 20 years of real estate development and leadership experience, accompanied by strong legal and financial backgrounds. Mr. Novenstein earned a Juris Doctorate from Washington College of Law at American University and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Tulane University.
Andrew Schoelkopf is the owner of Menconi + Shoelkopf and the President of the Art Dealers Association of America. He brings over 30 years of art world experience to his role as President of ADAA, having served in leadership positions at the ADAA since 2011. In 2001, with his partner Susan Menconi, he co-founded Menconi + Schoelkopf, which specializes in American paintings, drawings, and sculpture of the 19th and 20th centuries and has emerged as an important leader in the field. Prior to opening Menconi + Schoelkopf, Schoelkopf served as President of Internet Auctions at Christie’s auction house, following a series of progressive leadership positions at the company. He joined Christie’s as a specialist in American paintings and became Director of the American Paintings Department in 1995, leading several of the firm’s most successful auctions in the field.
LocationColonel's Room, Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Avenue, NYC
Director Art Expertise, AXA ART Americas Corporation
Co-Principal, Amann and Estabrook Conservation Associates
Associate Director, Registrar, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Owner, Menconi + Schoelkopf