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Private Curator & Art Advisor

 

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A Home For Art

The March 2016 edition of Phoenix Home & Garden offers a rare glimpse inside the home of one of Sima Familant's private clients. The feature highlights the collector's home renovation... [more]

 

Elle Decor Q&A with Sima Familant

In the November 2015 edition of ELLE DECOR, Sima Familant discusses her experiences placing art in collectors' homes.

Framing Devices: Living With Art
Exhibiting at home is an art in itself,... [more]

 

LivWill Art: Art World Q&A with Sima Familant

In the first edition of ART WORLD Q&A, NYC based art advisor, Sima Familant thoughtfully shares her extensive knowledge of the contemporary art world, her philosophy of collecting and how all... [more]

 

Art fairs, algorithms, and aficionados (ArtEngine Blog, 4 Sept 2014)

Jan Winkelmann in conversation with art advisor Sima Familant

Jan Winkelmann: I think we first met in Basel some 14 years ago. If I look back, I must say the fair... [more]

 

"Studio Break-In" segment on HuffPost Live

Revealing What's Behind an Artist's Wonder                                                                                                           Hosted by: Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani                                                                                                                  ... [more]

 

Art Smarts (LA Confidential, Summer 2014)

 

How To Become A Proficient Art Collector

I will be speaking on a panel called, "How To Become A Proficient Art Collector," on Friday, April 11th from 3-4 at the Silicon Valley... [more]

 

The 2013 Holiday House for The Breast Cancer Research Foundation

 

The Next Generation (Architectural Digest, Dec 2013)

by David Colman

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Best of Both Worlds (Homes & Gardens, Sept 2013)

By Serena Fokschaner

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Rooms for Art (Art+Auction, July/August 2013)

By Deborah Wilk

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Small as a World, And as Large as Alone (Artspace, April 2013)

By Andrew M. Goldstein

Having studied art at London's Sotheby's Institute during the heady heyday of the Young British Artist movement, the art advisor Sima Familant has experienced the meteoric rise of... [more]

 

Does Anyone Here Speak Art and Tech? (NYTimes, 3 April 2013)

By Alice Gregory

Chelsea is a Manhattan neighborhood long associated with warehouselike spaces filled with contemporary art, icy gallerinas who ignore all but the most well-heeled customers,... [more]

 

Heeding the Call (Elle Decor, March 2013)

Excerpt: 

Assembling a cutting-edge art collection was crucial to her design vision for her home. "Tamzin is a fantastic, chic interior designer who understands that art creates and enhances the conversation... [more]

 

Miami Makeover (Elle Decor, April 2012)

ELLE DÉCOR: What was the creative impulse behind the wallpaper in the lounge?

TAMZIN GREENHILL: It was the first decision I made. I went with the Nobilis faux-bois pattern because I... [more]

 

Urban Legend: Global Stylemaker (Manhattan Magazine, April 2012)

“We mainly focus on European collections,” Jenny Chase says of her 13-year-old eponymous fashion agency, which finds and introduces new collections and young designers into the luxury market. She takes Manhattan along... [more]

 

Where are the women? (The Art Newspaper, 17 June 2010)

Where are the women?
High priced male artists such as Warhol and Picasso dominate the stands
By Lindsay Pollock | From Art Basel Daily Edition

A list of the artists whose... [more]

 

Sima Familant (Whitewall, 8 June 2010)

Sima Familant began her career in the art world at Baumgartner Gallery in Washington, DC. She later moved to New York and worked as... [more]

 

Fresh Start

Interview with Sima Familant
Art Advisor Sima Shares Her Insights On The Art World

By Nayoung Cho

Sima Familant is the owner of Sima Familant Private Curator / Art Advisor based in... [more]

 

Flash Art

The premier New York solo exhibition of new paintings by Los Angeles based artist and hairstylist Mark Bradford, entitled I don’t think you ready for this jelly, represents a new... [more]

 

// Grass Grows By Itself

Artforum

It is clear from “Grass Grows by Itself” that the recent accumulation of environmental traumas and social malaise has prompted some artists to retreat inward. The eighteen artists exhibited here... [more]

 

Time Out New York

Issue 777 : Aug 19–25, 2010

Inspired by the Zen proverb “sitting quietly, doing nothing, spring comes, and the grass grows by itself,” independent curator Sima Familant has assembled a group... [more]

 

The New Yorker

Goings On About Town
Art
August 18, 2010

Work by the young and hip mixes uneasily with the blue chip in this exhibition, curated by Sima Familant. It opens... [more]

 

Fabric Magazine

Curated by Sima Familant, Grass Grows by Itself is a mashup of creative minds old and new, including works by: Chakaia Booker, Mark Bradford, Dale Chihuly, Wade Guyton, David Hammons,... [more]

 

// Broken Thorn Sweet Blackberry

The New York Times

Museum and Gallery Listings
By THE NEW YORK TIMES
Published: March 26, 2009

Last Chance

‘BROKEN THORN SWEET BLACKBERRY’; closes on Saturday. Work by good artists in this group show,... [more]

 

The New Yorker

Goings On About Town
Art
March 16, 2009

GALLERIES—CHELSEA

Short List

 

// Love in a Cold Climate

The Hub Review

The art that came in from the cold

The Allston Skirt girls (Randi Hopkins and Beth Kantrowitz) have a habit of introducing Boston to the best of up-and-coming female artists (I... [more]

 

// Puddle Wonderful

Time Out NY

Curator’s Pick

Thinking about exhibitions really involves thinking about space. Greene Naftali Gallery in Chelsea has space and Sima Familant, the curator of A Place Called Lovely, knows how to use... [more]

 

The New Yorker

Three hundred and fifty-five pounds of blue-and-white candy—the combined weight of the late artist Felix Gonzalez-Torres and his lover—spill from a corner at the entrance to this elegant, intelligent show... [more]

 

// Deliberate Living

Untitled Magazine

Greene Naftali, New York
12 January–10 February 2001
Curated by Sima Familant
Reviewed by Karen Rosenberg

Henry David Thoreau would seem an unlikely spokesman for contemporary art. In... [more]

 

Flash Art

The cold winds of tragedy also blow in Deliberate Living, a well selected group show at Greene Naftali curated by Sima Familant, who brought together works by Darren Almond, Cosima... [more]

 

// Miscellaneous

The Art Newspaper

Where are the women?
High priced male artists such as Warhol and Picasso dominate the stands.
By Lindsay Pollock | From Art Basel daily edition, 16 Jun 10

A... [more]

 

Whitewall

Sima Familant began her career in the art world at Baumgartner Gallery in Washington, DC. She later moved to New York and worked as... [more]

 

Fresh Start

Interview with Sima Familant
Art Advisor Sima Shares Her Insights On The Art World

Sima Familant is the owner of Sima Familant Private Curator / Art Advisor based in New... [more]

 

Flash Art

The premier New York solo exhibition of new paintings by Los Angeles based artist and hairstylist Mark Bradford, entitled I don’t think you ready for this jelly, represents a new... [more]

 

// A Place Called Lovely

New Museum

Curator’s Pick

Thinking about exhibitions really involves thinking about space. Greene Naftali Gallery in Chelsea has space and Sima Familant, the curator of A Place Called Lovely, knows how to... [more]

 

dArt International

The installation hovers between spare and forlorn; the large room is almost empty.

A few barely-there pieces hug the walls, and there’s something pointing at that big cement pillar in the... [more]

 

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