Georgina Adam Act Programme

Georgina Adam

Book Author and Art Journalist. 


Georgina is a London-based art journalist and book author who has written extensively about the art market and the arts in general for over 30 years.

She teaches Module 4: 'Communicating Your Practice to the  Outside World: The View From The Other Side." 

Her career started in Paris, where she studied Islamic art at the Ecole du Louvre. After that, she lived in London before spending five years in Japan, where she wrote for The Art Newspaper, The Asian Art Newspaper, Art and Auction and Artnews, and Nikkei publishing.

She was an art market editor at The Art Newspaper in London on her return from Tokyo and remained art market editor at large. She wrote the weekly art market column for the Financial Times for eight years and currently contributes with collector profiles to the newspaper.

Georgina Adam has participated widely on panels and conferences around the world, notably for The Responsible Art Market Initiative and the Barcelona-based think tank Talking Galleries. She is a member of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA) and The International Art Market Studies Association (TIAMSA) and chair of the membership committee of Cromwell Place.

Her books:

  • Big Bucks: The explosion of the art market in the 21st century, 2014, Lund Humphries (and translated into Chinese)
  • Dark Side of the Boom: The excesses of the art market in the 21st century, 2018, Lund Humphries (translated into Italian, French and Chinese).
  • The Rise and Rise of the Private Art Museum, 2021, Lund Humphries (launching September 2021)

Georgina Adam interviews Francesca Bellini about ACT. Read more.