Brent Lewis is an art and design specialist based in New York City and the director of the New York gallery for the Chicago-based auction house, Wright. He has spent over a decade in the auction business, working with both East and West Coast firms as a specialist and auctioneer. Prior to joining Wright, Mr. Lewis was a Vice President and Auctioneer at Christie's, New York and formerly the Head of Design at artnet. Previously he was also the Gallery Director of Moss, New York. Working directly with curators and collectors, he has placed works in important private and museum collections.
Mr. Lewis often speaks and writes on the subjects of art and design and has appeared in such publications as The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Observer, Creative Review, and the Maine Antiques Digest among others. He is a contributor to artnet, MODERN, Cultured and Whitewall magazines and has recently published articles on Frank Gehry, Robert Wilson, Gaetano Pesce, Thomas Stearns, Albert Paley and Michele De Lucchi. Mr. Lewis holds a BA degree in Theatre Arts and lives with his wife Jacqueline, an Art Historian and Curator of the UBS Art Collection, and their son Elliot.