Oscar Humphries

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Oscar Humphries (born April 1981) is an Australian fine art and design dealer and journalist. He was editor of The Spectator's art magazine Apollo from 2010 until 2013.[1][2]

Born in Sydney, his parents are the satirist Barry Humphries and surrealist painter Diane Millstead[3] and he was educated at Bryanston School and Stowe School.[4]

Since 2000, he has written on a variety of subjects including art and design for British newspapers and magazines, including The Sunday Times and Tatler. In 2007 Humphries was made a contributing editor of The Spectator[5] and was the launch editor of The Spectator Australia in 2008.[6][7]

As director of Sebastian + Barquet London[8] he curated shows on Carlo Mollino,[9] Paolo Venini and Rick Owens. As head of international sales for Timothy Taylor Gallery he curated "The Tightrope Walker" with Emma Dexter.[10] In 2016, he curated the exhibition 'Albers & the Bauhaus[11]',[12] examining the artist's pre-war output in the context of the work of his peers.


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