Noah Horowitz to Step Down as Artwork Basel’s Director Americas
After six years on the helm of Artwork Basel’s operations within the Americas, Noah Horowitz will step down from his director function on the finish of August, simply 4 months earlier than the honest’s marquee U.S. occasion in Miami Seashore is ready to open after canceling its 2020 version due to the pandemic. The information was first reported by Artnet Information.
In an announcement, the honest stated that Horowitz can be leaving the honest “to pursue different alternatives” and that it might instantly start trying to find his alternative. The assertion continued, “We’ll work intently with Noah to make sure a clean transition and handover of duties, particularly across the staging of Artwork Basel Miami Seashore in December 2021.”
Horowitz joined Artwork Basel as its Director Americas in 2015 after serving as director of the Armory Present in New York, starting in 2012. Previous to that he served as the primary director of the VIP, an internet artwork honest that launched in 2010 however solely hosted two editions. He additionally printed in 2011 Artwork of the Deal: Up to date Artwork in a International Monetary Market, which explored how the artwork market operates.
Throughout his tenure at Artwork Basel, Horowitz was answerable for the honest’s continued prominence inside the U.S. artwork market and helped oversee the honest’s launch of its on-line viewing rooms final yr within the midst of the pandemic. The information comes a day after Artwork Basel stated it might modify the dates of the Miami Seashore honest later this yr. That honest will now run from November 30 to December 4.
In an announcement, Artwork Basel’s world director Marc Spiegler stated, “We’re deeply grateful to Noah for his great contribution within the six years that he has labored with Artwork Basel. His many achievements embrace the ever-growing renown of Artwork Basel Miami Seashore, the institution of our presence in New York, the launch of the Artwork Market report and most not too long ago the spearheading of our digital efforts.”