Mary Rozell discusses the UBS Art Collection which holds 30,000 works of art in the bank’s offices around the world. Rozell’s team curates and conserves the art it owns and acquires on the primary market additional works from artists and dealers around the world.
In this podcast, Rozell discusses the unique nature of UBS’s art collection and her thoughts on guiding it into the future.
Mary Rozell has been an advisor to collectors, artists and estates on legal and strategic issues relating to the acquisition, management and deaccessioning of private art collections. An art lawyer with a master’s degree in modern art from The Courtauld, she was until recently the Director of Art Business at Sotheby’s Institute of Art – New York. Rozell has also served as the director and/or consultant to several major private art collections, as well as Managing Director of the Swiss Institute – Contemporary Art in New York and Curator/Director of the European Studio Programme for the ACC Galerie in the city of Weimar, Germany. While living in Berlin for almost a decade, Rozell was also the German correspondent for The Art Newspaper, a curator of contemporary art and a consultant to galleries and Villa Grisebach Auctions. She has written and lectured extensively about Berlin’s emerging art scene and architectural landscape, and is the author of numerous journal articles, catalogue essays and translations.