Brett Gorvy quits Christie's to join forces with Dominique Lévy
Brett Gorvy, Chairman and International Head of Post-War and Contemporary Art at Christie’s New York since 2011, has announced this morning that he is leaving the company.
A representative for Christie’s has told H A P P E N I N G that Gorvy wishes to pursue new projects, and in particular that he intends to move forward and set up his own business venture with powerhouse dealer Dominique Lévy — who runs business on Madison Avenue, New York. The gallery will now be known as Gorvy Lévy.
According to Christie's CEO Patricia Barbizet, Gorvy will also work independently as an art advisor and will collaborate with the company on a number of upcoming projects as a consultant. In a press release, Gorvy added: “To those who know me well, you will be fully aware of my profound love for Christie's and the deep respect and pride that I have for the international team and the shared passion that we have for the extraordinary art that we are fortunate to work with. I am confident in the knowledge that Christie’s has an exceptionally talented team that has proven itself each season to be the best in the industry".