Talks

The Psychology of Collecting

Listen Now: Hilary Rubenstein and others discuss the psychology of collecting and the politics of taste

Is collecting an irrational act guided by compulsion and desire? What are the use of objects? What are the motivations behind making, collecting, curating and criticizing art?

Participants:
Hilary Rubenstein (Psychologist)
Eric Troncy (Art Critic and Director, Le Consortium, Dijon)
Haim Steinbach (Artist)
Chair: Alice Rawsthorn (Director, Design Museum)