LOS ANGELES, CA.- Kayne Griffin Corcoran
announced the appointment of Sarah Watson to President of the gallery. Watson will be coming from Sprüth Magers where she served as Senior Director and was responsible for opening and running their Los Angeles branch since 2015.
In her new role Watson will focus on further expanding the gallerys program starting with the additions of Los Angeles based artist Llyn Foulkes and NY based artist Hank Willis Thomas. Prior to joining Sprüth Magers Watson opened the Los Angeles outpost of NY based gallery L&M and was previously a Director at Gagosian, Los Angeles.
We are thrilled to welcome Sarah to Kayne Griffin Corcoran and know the gallery will tremendously benefit from her over two decades of experience working with artists and important collections worldwide, said gallery Partner Bill Griffin. Her energy, extensive network and programmatic vision will be transformative as we enter this new and important stage of growth.
Kayne Griffin Corcoran is a Los Angeles based art gallery representing established and emerging contemporary artists with a focus on the aesthetics, theories, and practices that have defined the Southern California art scene from the postwar era to the present. Informed by the philosophies of three generations, the gallery was founded in 2012 by partners Maggie Kayne, Bill Griffin and James Corcoran and works collaboratively with internationally recognized institutions and other commercial galleries to promote their artists to a global audience via carefully curated solo and group exhibitions and through participation in leading art fairs worldwide. This mission is complemented through the design and production of artists books, monographs, exhibition catalogues and further curatorial research and writing. Kayne Griffin Corcoran is also committed to working with artists and outside curators to stage historical and group exhibitions designed to connect the program to a broader art historical dialogue.