human resources

Carolyn Ramo Named Executive Director of Artadia

Ramo. (Patrick McMullan)

Carolyn Ramo, a former partner at Chelsea gallery Taxter & Spengemann, which closed at the end of last year, has landed at the nonprofit Artadia, where she will serve as executive director. Before joining T&S, Ms. Ramo had been a production director at David Zwirner, a director at Nicole Klagsbrun.

“I think there are a lot of different art worlds,” an elated Ms. Ramo told Gallerist by phone yesterday evening from the organization’s Dumbo offices. “The one that I know from working at David Zwirner and Taxter and Spengemann is quite small, and what’s wonderful about Artadia is that it expands that. I’ll be bridging the gap between the two.” Read More

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Pascal Spengemann on His Marlborough Chelsea Hiring: ‘There’s a Real Opportunity There’

Kelly Taxter and Pascal Spengemann. (Courtesy Artnet)

Yesterday news broke that Pascal Spengemann, whose Taxter & Spengemann gallery closed this fall, will be the new director at Marlborough Chelsea. Reached for comment today, Mr. Spengemann said he’s eager to start, and busy meeting artists.

The hiring is new enough that Mr. Spengemann said his plans for the gallery are still in the air, but had kind words for the space’s 24-year-old owner Max Levai. Read More