In memoriam: Karsten Schubert in conversation with Michael Landy

In this archive interview, the artist Michael Landy speaks to the London-based dealer Karsten Schubert, who died this week, about his life as a collector

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Michael Landy (left) was signed by Karsten Schubert 30 years ago © Karsten Schubert gallery

Michael Landy (left) was signed by Karsten Schubert 30 years ago © Karsten Schubert gallery

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This special podcast marks the sad news that the London-based dealer and publisher Karsten Schubert has died, aged just 57, after a long illness. In September 2018, we asked the artist Michael Landy to interview Karsten for a special artist issue of The Art Newspaper at the Frieze Art Fair in London, for which artists wrote all the content. Knowing that Karsten was something of a collector, we wondered if Michael might talk to him for our Collector’s Eye slot. We gave them a list of 10 set questions, but they went far beyond the script....

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