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The Centre is an interdisciplinary forum for collaborations and conversations across the ‘spaces’ of the art and antiques market. The people involved in CSAAM include academics from University of Leeds, as well as academic colleagues from a wide range of external universities and research centres, together with museum professionals, archivists, and art and antiques market professionals.

The Director of the Centre for the Study of the Art and Antiques Market is Dr Mark Westgarth

Dr Mark Westgarth

Centre Director

Dr Gail Day

Professor of Art History & Critical Theory

Dr Will Rea

Senior Lecturer

Nick Thurston

Associate Professor

Professor Regina Lee Blaszczyk

Professor of Business History & Leadership Chair in the History of Business and Society

Dr Ben Walmsley

Associate Professor in Audience Engagement

Joanne Fitton

Head of Special Collections and Galleries, University of Leeds Library