Behind the ScenesClynton Lowry on the art handler's load.

Behind the ScenesClynton Lowry on the art handler's load.

  • Words Louise Benson
  • Photograph Gioncarlo Valentine

The art market might be extraordinarily lucrative, but there is little thought given to the workforce that keeps its wheels turning.1 Clynton Lowry, the editor in chief of Art Handler, launched the title in 2015 to offer a fresh perspective on the cloistered, often secretive world. Through a mixture of articles and—on Instagram—memes, he lifts the curtain on its cast of super-collectors, highly strung curators and egotistical dealers. 

This interview is the first in a new series profiling influential people within the creative industries whose work often goes unseen. 

Louise Benson: Why did you start working on Art Handler? 

Clynton Lowry: I started the magazine while I was working as a studio assistant, and I had previously done art handling part-time. I felt certain that there ...

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