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Dr. Lauren Rotenberg

Pronouns: she/her

Born: Ontario, CA

Home: Toronto CA, London, UK

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Services

Visual Art Critique: a detailed analysis and evaluation of an artist's work. (allows for social & critical discourse, analysis, interpretation, and artist direction, provides exposure to contemporary art history, yields artist networks, collaborations and relationships).

Small Group Seminars: provide participants with a supportive, inclusive and creative environment to engage with various artforms, encouraging positive social interaction, a strong sense of community, and artistic expression of each individual.

Professional Statement

Lauren's passion for art and technology inspires ongoing collaborations with international artists working across film, video, digital, and new media. She curated exhibitions and organized events at leading institutions such as Tate Britain, Tate Modern, Gasworks, and Camden Arts Centre. Lauren regularly speaks at universities, museums, galleries, and corporate events, and holds professional memberships with the Association of Art Historians (UK), College Art Association (USA), and International Association of Art Critics. In 2020, Lauren shifted her focus to entrepreneurship as a way to achieve her mission of supporting artists and advancing inclusive participation in the visual arts of our generation. She founded Postavant - a boutique advisory that helps with art acquisitions and sales. In 2021, Lauren teamed up with the co-founders of Art Block - a curated mint and marketplace for fine art NFTs - to tackle larger systemic issues and drive transformation in the global fine art industry.

Bio

Dr. Lauren Rotenberg is a contemporary art historian, speaker, curator, and consultant on blue-chip art collections. Since 2003, her work uniquely straddles the academic, curatorial, and commercial sectors of the art world. Lauren is former faculty of Sotheby’s Institute of Art, Goldsmiths College, and University College London (UCL). She holds a BA from McGill University and a MA and PhD in History of Art from UCL, where she received full scholarships as an Overseas Research, Graduate Research, and Canadian Centennial scholar.