Speaker(s): Suzanne Julig, Isaac Aden, Ethan Cohen

The Changing Face of New York’s Cultural Scene


Cultural life in New York has changed dramatically in the last two decades. Skyrocketing real estate prices have changed the physical landscape for galleries and artists and factors including the advent of the internet and proliferation of art fairs have affected the way we connect with art and culture. Join Art Advisor, Suzanne Julig, Gallery Owner, Ethan Cohen and Artist/Curator, Isaac Aden for a lively discussion of the changing face of New York’s cultural scene.


Suzanne Julig

Suzanne Julig is a fine art professional with 30 years in the field. She is an art advisor providing expertise to collectors and organizations through her company Suzanne Julig Art Advisory, as well as a member of the senior management team at Sotheby’s Institute of Art as Director of the Summer Study Program in New York. She was previously a Director at three major New York...

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Isaac Aden

Isaac Aden is the guest curator for the first edition of the Assessable Art Fair: New York.  He is an artist and the senior curator at KuBe Beacon.  Aden has organized over twenty exhibitions at locations including: the non-profit art center White Box, Hunter College, commercial...

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Ethan Cohen

Ethan Cohen advises private, public and corporate clients. Mr. Cohen is a certified appraiser of the Appraisers Association of America, specializing in contemporary Asian art and contemporary African art. He founded the Ethan Cohen gallery in 1987 as Art Waves/Ethan Cohen in SoHo, New York City. A groundbreaker in the field of contemporary Chinese art, it was the...

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