Benjamin Godsill

2024 Summer Series Speaker

Benjamin Godsill is a curator, art advisor and podcaster. Benjamin is a leading authority in the realm of late 20th and early 21st Century art and is a global tastemaker whose savvy curatorial and market insights have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and Bloomberg, among other publications.

As an art advisor and the Founder of Curatorial Services, LLC Benjamin has worked for almost a decade with some of the world’s top private collectors to build and refine exceptional collections of Post-War and Contemporary Art. He also serves as the curator of the Dallas and London based Labora collection.A highly sought-after curator, Benjamin has organized highly regarded exhibitions in Mexico City, the Republic of Georgia, Italy, Aspen, Detroit, Dallas, East Hampton, and London as well as New York and Los Angeles. He was the first to exhibit a number of artists who have gone on to earn significant curatorial accolades and market attention.

Along with Vanity Fair art columnist Nate Freeman, Benjamin hosts the hit podcast, NOTA BENE – the podcast version of a boozy lunch at Sant Ambroeus in which the hosts dish fresh art world gossip from Dimes Square to Mayfair, peel back the curtain on auctions, galleries and fairs—and, critically, tell you where to eat and drink in every museum-stuffed port of call.

From 2012-2015 Benjamin was a Senior Specialist in Contemporary Art at the Phillips auction house where he personally oversaw the buying and selling of over 25 million dollars worth of art annually and helped to set world-record prices for a number of leading artists of our time. From 2006-2012, Benjamin held various curatorial roles at New York’s New Museum.

Benjamin attended the Whitney Independent Study Program, The New School, and Pitzer College in Claremont, California.

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