Interview
Frieze Los Angeles 2019

Confessions of a dealer: Brian Faucette

We speak to the senior director of Night Gallery in Los Angeles about art world small talk, forgotten studio visits and the resurgence of photography

Brian Faucette, senior director of Night Gallery Photo: Nik Massey

The most underrated art movement is…

I am a recent Los Angeles transplant who loves Googie post-modern architecture.

The next big thing…

I feel we are about to see a resurgence of photography in the contemporary art market.

Life’s too short to…

Keep works of art on hold!

Things that keep me awake at 3am include…

“Did I agree to do a studio visit in the morning?”

I’d rather visit a museum than…

Do my taxes.

Small talk is…

My core competency.

I last cooked for…

The artist Cynthia Daignault—whose show opens at Night Gallery this September—and her partner Curran Hatleberg.

My favourite box set is….

My phone?

Los Angeles matters because…

Los Angeles has always represented a major portion of the US’s creative output, film, design, etc. It now has the recognition it rightly deserves within the art world. I believe this enough that I just moved here from New York.