Andrew Fabricant. Photo: Emma Rose Milligan.

Dealer Andrew Fabricant Joins Gagosian Gallery as a Director

Gagosian Gallery announced today that the sixty-three-year-old veteran dealer Andrew Fabricant will join its ranks as a director in September. Fabricant began his career in the art world at Larry Gagosian’s eponymous Los Angeles gallery in 1983 and is returning to work for the dealer after a twenty-two-year tenure at Richard Gray Gallery. He will be based in New York.

“Gagosian’s global platform and broad embrace of both historical and contemporary artists was inspirational and important to me in this decision,” Fabricant said in a statement. “The gallery’s international profile has influenced and informed the tastes and interests of both a seasoned and a new generation of collectors.”

During Fabricant’s tenure at Richard Gray Gallery, he helped launch its New York branch when it opened in 1996 and rose to the position of partner, advising international collectors and clients on both the acquisition and sale of artworks. In an interview with Bloomberg, gallery partner Paul Gray called Fabricant “a big contributor” and said, “I’m sorry to see him go.”