Art Basel announced today that Noah Horowitz has been appointed to the new position of Director Americas for Art Basel, starting in August 2015. Based in the United States, Horowitz will direct Art Basel’s Miami Beach show moving forward, further strengthen Art Basel’s relationships with galleries, collectors, artists, museums and institutions from the Americas, and promote them throughout Art Basel’s activities worldwide. Horowitz joins Art Basel’s Executive Committee – led by Marc Spiegler at a global level – alongside Adeline Ooi, Director Asia; Marco Fazzone, Director Resources and Finance; and Patrick Foret, Director Business Initiatives.
Noah Horowitz has served as Executive Director of The Armory Show in New York since 2011. Prior to this, he was Director of VIP Art Fair. Noah Horowitz holds a Ph.D. in art history from the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, and is the author of numerous publications, including ‘Art of the Deal: Contemporary Art in a Global Financial Market’ (Princeton University Press, 2011). He is a frequent lecturer on contemporary art and economics, and his writings have appeared in publications including The New York Times, Texte zur Kunst and The Art Newspaper.
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