director at AAP
A director at AAP, Ed’s work encompasses advisory, collection development, management, valuations and special projects involving artists, estates and foundations. As a native of Hong Kong and the U.K., Tang received a B.A. degree in History of Art from University College London.
Tang moved to New York in 2014, shortly before becoming the Global Head of First Open at Christie’s. He oversaw the First Open New York contemporary auctions and helped its expansion to London, Hong Kong as well as the online realm. Previously an ambassador for Tate Young Patrons and the founding co-chair of the Whitechapel Gallery First Futures group in London, Tang was also a member of the Tate Asia-Pacific Acquisition Committee for a number of years. More recently, Ed became a founding member of the Asia Art Archive Women in Art History Fund in 2018, a platform to support research on archives about women in art in Asia.
Articles by Ed Tang
Slideshow: Under These American Skies
Slideshow: Scenes from Switzerland
Slideshow: tying the knot
Slideshow: A Kaleidoscopic View
Slideshow: The USA Through Its Art
Freedom and Adventure, Migration and Displacement