Hip Hop to Haute - On Demand
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November 9, 2020 | -

2020 International Fine + Decorative Arts Valuation Summit

Hip Hop to Haute: Street Fashion
meets the Luxury Good Market


Lauren Amos, Owner, Wish Atlanta Boutique
Neil Wright, Head of Collaborations &
Experiential - Complex Networks
Kathleen Guzman, Moderator
Senior Vice President & Managing Director,
Heritage Auctions, New York

Panelists will discuss the primary market for limited
edition luxury goods and the rising Auction Market. 
Lauren Amos of WishATL established one of the
first outlets for Limited Edition Sneakers and clothing,
Kathleen Guzman of Managing Director of Heritage
Auctions has been at the forefront of making a market
for Luxury Handbags and Urban Art at Auction, and Neil Wright, 
Head of Collaborations & Experiential, Complex Networks

1 CE credits

This is a recording of a session held live on November 9, 2020.

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$25   Members & General Admission


Lauren Amos is the founder and owner of WISH ATL, one of the nation’s premier sneaker and streetwear boutiques widely recognized for its offerings of limited release sneakers and bespoke collaborations. As a passionate art enthusiast, collector and High Museum Board member, she has worked closely with the Museum to actively engage new, younger and more diverse audience. 
Neil Wright is the Head of Collaborations and Experiential at Complex Networks. This includes overseeing their annual ComplexCon event to the launch of the upcoming inaugural digital event ComplexLand. Prior to joining Complex, Neil worked alongside their team in the launch, development, and growth of Complex Land from the event side at Reed Exhibitions and winning the 2018 and 2019 AdWeek award for Best Experiential Event. ComplexCon has been key for the intersection of art, collectibles, and street culture. It is the first conference to bring these unique worlds together—with art contributors from Takashi Murakami, Steve Harrington, Hajime Sorayama, Felipe Pantone, Ron English, Futura and JR. not to mention international galleries like OTI, Ave Des Arts, and Perrotin.
Kathleen Guzman is a recognized appraiser and auctioneer with over forty years of experience in the art and antiques industry. Ms. Guzman is a Senior Vice President and the Managing Director of Heritage Auctions in New York. She has personally auctioned over 1,500 sales with over one million objects valued at over one billion US dollars. She brings fifteen years of experience from the worldrenowned international auction house Christie's, selling such items as a Monet watercolor for $4.3 million and the Ruby Slippers from the Wizard of Oz for $660,000. She was the former President of Christie's East and President of Phillips Auctioneers, as well as Senior Vice-President of Business Development at Ebay. She holds an Executive M.B.A. from Columbia University and has a Master's Degree in art history from Queen's College. Ms. Guzman lectures extensively on the art market for the Appraisers Association of America, New York University, Bard College, and the Fashion Institute of Technology. Ms. Guzman also auctions extensively for charitable causes including Make-a-Wish, Juvenile Diabetes, and Housing Works, to name a few, with noted celebrities. Her present and past clients include Bloomberg, Inc, the Estate of Marilyn Monroe, Barbra Streisand, the estate of Tom Thumb, and the artist John Graham.












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