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Webber London

Webber London
18 Newman Street,
London W1T 1PE

+44 (0)20 7439 0678
london@webberrepresents.com

Webber Gallery
18 Newman Street,
London W1T 1PE
info@webber.gallery

Webber New York

Webber New York
Roulston House, Suite 292
124 9th Street
Brooklyn
NY11215

+1 212 343 7491
newyork@webberrepresents.com

Careers

New York | Agent

Salary: Upon Application

Start Date: Immediate

At WEBBER we want to invite people who will grow with us as we expand our endeavours in the contemporary art and photo world, which is why this role relies on an individual that exercises genuine collaboration in the creative industry. Since artist relations, development and production are paramount, our agents are required to have strong existing industry relationships and awareness of the systemic changes necessary to creating pioneering work. You would be working with our Senior Agents/Producers and Company Directors to not only establish exceptional artist management and set production, but further develop our belief in empowering artists who challenge their respective mediums.

For details please contact: newyork@webberrepresents.com



London | Gallery Manager

Salary: Upon Application

Start Date: Immediate

Email CV and cover letter to: info@webber.gallery

WEBBER are seeking a dynamic, collaborative, creative individual to join the team as Gallery Manager, as the gallery expands operations in 2022.

Working with the Directors the role will guide and deliver an annual program of WEBBER’s exhibitions, talks, events and international fairs, manage sales and relationships with collectors, museums and curators and provide strategic support for our growing artist roster. 2022 will be an exciting year for WEBBER as it launches new Editions, explores US expansion and continues to develop its international partnerships with publishers, charities, and London’s diverse arts community. Role responsibilities would include:

  • Annual programming of exhibitions and events
  • Operational responsibility for the gallery premises and logistics, including gallery inventory
  • Sales management and prospection
  • Financial reporting and cost management
  • Artist development and representation, with a strong emphasis on international museums, publishers and cultural institutions
  • Management of WEBBER’s international fair presence
  • Marketing responsibility including management of the gallery’s digital platforms & social media
  • Press management and outreach
  • Event management
  • Identifying new talent


WEBBER are passionate about supporting artists and fostering positive change in the arts industry, and through a variety of partnerships we participate in a range of community and charity collaborations that complement our inclusivity objectives.

The ideal candidate will be someone who shares WEBBER’s ethos and interest in supporting a more accessible and democratic approach to the contemporary art and photo community. WEBBER is an equal opportunities employer and especially welcomes applications from underrepresented communities. You will have:

  • Approx 5 years’ experience across programming, artist management and sales
  • International network including collectors, curators, museums & publishers
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Strong curatorial eye for detail
  • Committed member of the photographic arts community
  • Interest in emerging and diverse talent



Webber

Steve Harries Octopus 08.09–12.09.21

Steve Harries, Octopus
08.09–12.09.21

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Steve Harries | Octopus

Photo London, stand G15, 8 - 12 September 2021

In Octopus, British artist Steve Harries explores the strength and fragility of our global environment, adopting his signature still-life approach to capture detailed geological studies and epic glacial landscapes.

“As a photographer, the mountains evoke such curiosity and inspiration. Their texture, formation and silhouette. Their age and history. Over the last 10 years I have recorded a portfolio of their form and geology from around the world. Subjects which were all studied in isolation and often clash and collide. But sometimes talk to each other with a quiet synergy.”

Photographed over a decade and in multiple locations spanning Austria, Italy, Canada and Chile, Harries’ initially sought to capture an instinctual visual response to our natural surroundings; one of respect, appreciation and admiration. Yet on reading the poem ‘An Octopus’ by Marianne Moore (1924), Harries describes how his pictures took on a new meaning.

“My pictures felt immediately understood in series. Her words speak so perfectly of this landscape. The beauty, presence, strength and power. The changing perceptions and wider influence on the natural world. She has enabled me to combine and choreograph this catalogue of images, dissecting and layering with a blissful randomness that felt alien before.”

“Relentless accuracy is the nature of this octopus with its capacity for fact.
Creeping slowly as with meditated stealth,
its arms seeming to approach from all directions..”

“the lightning flashing at its base,

rain falling in the valleys, and snow falling on the peak—

the glassy octopus symetrically pointed,

its claw cut by the avalanche

"with a sound like the crack of a rifle,

in a curtain of powdered snow launched like a waterfall.”

In 1924 Moore too observed a sense of constant change; the movement of texture and form through light and time. Her words now have a new resonance with the glacier’s forced fragility in our modern times.