From Leonardo Di Caprio (good luck with that one) to Stefan Simchowitz.
And if you’re curious whose stock has risen—and whose has dropped a few pegs—check out last year’s iteration. Paul Chan As the winner of last year’s prestigious Hugo Boss Prize, 42-year-old Chan has been a name on everyone’s lips.
A well-connected man of mystery hiding behind totally on-trend designer shades? His new book “Management of Art Galleries” sent ripples through the art world thanks to its insights into the management styles and success secrets of big-time dealers like Larry Gagosian and Jeffrey Deitch.
But who, you may ask, should you be networking with?He’ll be present at Art Basel this year, hosting an exclusive dinner with Galerie Gmurzynska and Germano Celant.But the question is: can you manage to strike up a conversation with him without succumbing to the temptation to quote 24.But then again, for a certain breed of young artist, attention from Simcho can jumpstart your career, and we have no doubt he’ll be on the prowl this year. La Toya Ruby Frazier Chicago-based photographer and video artist La Toya Ruby Frazier is one of the winners of this year’s Mac Arthur Genius Grant, which she was awarded for her black-and-white photographs that explore identities of place, race, and family.What’s more intimidating than hanging out with a bona fide genius?