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Everything you ever wanted to know about the art market but didn't know who to ask

Alistair Hudson

director, The Whitworth and Manchester Art Galleries

Alistair Hudson is the Director of The Whitworth and Manchester Art Galleries and co-director of the Asociación de Arte Útil with Tania Bruguera. From 2014 to 2018 he was director of MIMA, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, with a  vision based on the concept of the Useful Museum, as an institution dedicated to the promotion of art as a tool for education and social change.

He was educated at Goldsmiths’ College 1988 – 1991 and has previously worked at the Anthony d’Offay Gallery London (1994-2000) and The Government Art Collection (2000-04). From 2004-2014 he Alistair served as Deputy Director of Grizedale Arts in Consiton in the Lake District. In 2015 he was a juror for the Turner Prize and instrumental in promoting Assemble for their work on the Granby Four Streets project in Toxteth.


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