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Daniella Luxembourg


Daniella Luxembourg co-founded Luxembourg & Dayan gallery in 2009, which operates in New York and London and specializes in Postwar art. The gallery has staged monographic shows of artists such as Marcel Duchamp, Domenico Gnoli, Alberto Burri, César, Alberto Giacometti, Richard Prince, Jeff Koons, and Alex Da Corte, among others. Major thematic shows include “Grisaille” (2011), “Not So Still Life” (2014), and “The Ends of Collage” (2017).

From 2001 to 2004, Luxembourg was president and co-owner of the auction house Phillips, de Pury & Luxembourg, with the participation of LVMH Group. Major collections sold during her time at the firm, including the Berggruen and Smooke collections, among others.

Luxembourg was also the founding director of the Jewish Museum in Vienna from 1989 to 1990 and was the deputy chairman of Sotheby’s Switzerland from 1993 to 1996. In 1984, Luxembourg co-founded Sotheby’s Israel. Previous curatorial works include the New Ethnographic Museum, Jerusalem, the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, and the Diaspora Museum, Tel Aviv.

Luxembourg is also a trustee at the Courtauld Institute of Art and sits of the selection committee of various Contemporary art competitions and cultural heritage awards.

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