Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
39a Canonbury Square
London N1 2AN
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7704 9522
Fax: +44 (0)20 7704 9531
Registered Charity no.1046374
Eric and Salome Estorick Foundation is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales no.3044221 VAT registered no.681 3853 16
The Estorick Collection has paid DACS' visual creators for the use of their artistic works.
Eric and Salome Estorick
Jane McNeill KC - Co-Chair
Alexander Phillips - Co-Chair
Alexander Estorick - Vice Chair
Michael Estorick - President
Dawn Ades CBE is Professor Emerita at the University of Essex, a Fellow of the British Academy, a former trustee of Tate and of the National Gallery, and Professor of the History of Art at the Royal Academy. She has curated or co-curated exhibitions in the UK and internationally, including Dada and Surrealism Reviewed (1978), Art in Latin America (1989) and The Colour of my Dreams: The Surrealist Revolution in Art (2011). She was Associate Curator for Manifesta 9 (2012). Her publications include Photomontage (1976), Marcel Duchamp (1999). Her research on Dada and Surrealism has increasingly focused on the women artists and poets resulting in publications on Hannah Höch, Frida Kahlo, Leonora Carrington and Claude Cahun.
Jo Cottrell is an independent arts manager with 30 years’ experience working in the arts and cultural sector in a variety of fundraising, marketing and event management roles. She is an art historian researching for a PhD at Birkbeck, University of London, a volunteer Guide for the Tate galleries and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts
Alexander Estorick is a media theorist and curator who seeks to develop socially progressive approaches to new technologies. As Editor-in-Chief at Right Click Save, he aims to drive critical conversation about blockchain, NFTs and Web3. He is also Contributing Editor for Art and Technology at Flash Art. Recent curatorial projects include Cure³ at Bonhams, FEMGEN at Art Basel Miami Beach and Ecotone for Feral File. He contributes to various publications – from Frieze to the Financial Times – and is responsible for the first aesthetics of crypto art. He is the grandson of Eric and Salome Estorick.
Michael Estorick was born London 1951, second child of Eric and Salome Estorick. He has lived almost all of his life in London. Michael attended Cambridge (History and History of Art) and art school, author of numerous novels and Chairman since its inception in the mid-1990s of the Estorick Foundation trustees until November 2023.
Kathryn Havelock is Head of Marketing and Visitor Experience at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London. She holds diplomas from the Chartered Institute of Marketing and has around 20 years’ professional experience at arts and heritage organisations including the British Museum and the V&A. Kathryn holds a degree in History of Art and Architecture from the University of Reading, an MA in Art History from UCL, an MA in Museum Studies from the University of Leicester and an MA in Renaissance Studies from Birkbeck, University of London. She is currently pursuing a PhD in art history at Birkbeck. She serves on the Advisory Council for Marketing Degree Programmes at London South Bank University. She is also a trustee of VocalEyes and The Association for Art History.
Jane McNeill KC had a successful career as a leading barrister in the fields of discrimination and employment law and now works as a mediator and part-time (fee-paid) judge in the employment tribunal and county court. She is a Bencher of Lincoln’s Inn and an Honorary Fellow of Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge. She has a degree from the University of Oxford in Italian and French and has lived in Islington, close to the Estorick, for just over 30 years.
Martin Owen is a retired finance professional with extensive experience of structured products and hedging instruments at banks including HSBC and Lloyds. He is a keen supporter of the arts and was Treasurer of the British Institute of Florence for 13 years.
Alexander Phillips has over 25 years’ experience in corporate finance and capital markets. Beginning his career at CSFB, he moved on to become Executive Director at Morgan Stanley and was subsequently appointed Managing Director of Credit Suisse. His training as an economist led him to take a keen interest in all aspects of industry and commerce, which he has pursued through many transactions with public and private companies. Between 2008 and 2013 he served as Vice Chairman of Notting Hill Housing Group and between 2014 and 2017 he served as Chief Executive Officer of Passtech.