Michael Frahm

Director, Blenheim Art Foundation

Michael Frahm is a prominent figure in the contemporary art world and the Director of Blenheim Art Foundation in the United Kingdom, founded by Lord Edward Spencer-Churchill.

The foundation opened in October 2014 with the largest UK exhibition to date by Ai Weiwei at Blenheim Palace. In 2015, the Foundation announced a major new exhibition by American artist and founding figure of Conceptual Art, Lawrence Weiner scheduled to open at Blenheim Palace on 10th October 2015.

Frahm began his career whilst still in his teens and later went on to complete an MA in Post War and Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s Institute. Frahm has over the years been involved with some of the most prolific collectors in the world and has worked with the likes of Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons and Takashi Murakami. He is a renowned expert in the Asian market and has been heavily involved in the Chinese contemporary art scene since 2004.

Frahm is a keen supporter of several public arts initiatives and Patron of the Arken Museum of Modern Art in Denmark.

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