Panelists Billy Copley, Paul B. Franklin, and Alison Gingeras discuss the formidable influence of artist, dealer, and patron, William N. Copley (1919–1996) on the occasion of Frieze Masters Viewing Room 2020. Moderated by Nick Olney of Kasmin.
The discussion focuses on the diverse group of artists who were collaborators and confidants, included in exhibitions organized by Copley, collected by him, or championed in his critical texts, including: Richard Artschwager, Judith Bernstein, Joseph Cornell, Marcel Duchamp, Max Ernst, Leonor Fini, Richard Hamilton, Les Lalanne, Roy Lichtenstein, Man Ray, Peter Saul, Dorothea Tanning, Andy Warhol, and H.C. Westermann.
Frieze Masters Viewing Room went on view from October 9–16, 2020. To view the gallery’s online presentation, click here.