Encore!

Gallerist Thaddaeus Ropac strikes out into London's post-Brexit contemporary art market

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He discovered the world of contemporary art in the 1980s, with artists like Joseph Beuys, Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat - an introduction to the scene that saw Thaddaeus Ropac plunge headfirst into collecting, selling and exhibiting some of the most significant pieces of the late 20th century. Since then, he's represented the work of Anselm Kiefer, Gilbert & George and Lee Bul, and made a name for himself in the international art market.

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The Austrian gallery owner speaks to us about his latest outpost in London, and why he believes the city’s "huge creative potential" means it will reinvent itself post-Brexit and continue to be an important artistic centre.

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