Sotheby’s have appointed Fru Tholstrup as director of their new London S|2 gallery, to oversee the running and strategy behind this new purpose-built space for private selling exhibitions of Contemporary Art in Mayfair.
She joins from Haunch of Venison, the
Christie's-owned gallery where she spent ten years
specialising in client development as well as primary and secondary
She spent the first eight years of her
career working at Sotheby's in the Impressionist and Contemporary
Above: Fru Tholstrup, the director of
Sotheby's new London S|2 gallery in London.
Her new team will include Charles Libeert,
who joins as sales associate after three years at Bortolami, and
Valentina Salmeri, who has moved from Sotheby's Private Client
Group to take on the role of gallery assistant.
S|2 opened on October 10 with its inaugural selling exhibition
of rare early works by Joseph Beuys - 12 works on paper and a
sculpture from the years 1947-1966.