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Opening Keynote
“Reflections: How Did We Get Here? Where Are We Today?”

Lindsay Pollock, Former Chief Communications and Content Officer, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

In considering the current moment, noted for dramatic changes brought on by digital innovations, as well as urgent social, political and economic forces, it’s worth taking a look backwards. This personal tour, focused on the evolving conditions of the global art market, comes from the perspective of a writer, editor, author and all-around curious observer. What are some of the memorable moments? What is worth forgetting? What has defined change, at the macro and micro level? And, why does it matter?