RAM’s Seventh Annual Conference
Evolutions in Collecting Art: Practices and Challenges


The Responsible Art Market (RAM) Initiative was delighted to organize its 7th annual conference on Friday, 27 January 2023.

Collectors are the life blood of the art market.  As collecting habits evolve, what practices and challenges do collectors and patrons face in their interactions with artists, galleries and institutions ? The 7th annual RAM conference aimed to demystify the collecting journey, unpacking the ethics of collecting contemporary art and the issues which arise in lending to and funding art institutions. 

The full program is available for download here.



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Anne Laure Bandle

Richard Barnett

Mathilde Heaton

Karim Noureldin

Nicholas M. O’Donnell

Piergiorgio Pepe

Maria de Peverelli