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Gregor Muir is a British art historian and writer. He is the Executive Director of the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London.
Muir was born in London, England in 1965. His parents were both artists. His father was a painter and his mother was a sculptor. Muir has two sisters. He was educated at Westminster School and then at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he studied History of Art.
Muir’s career in the art world began at Sotheby’s, where he worked as a cataloguer in the Old Master Paintings department. He then moved to Christie’s, where he worked as a specialist in the Impressionist and Modern Art department. In 1992, Muir became the Director of Gagosian Gallery in London. He left Gagosian in 1995 to join White Cube, where he was responsible for launching the careers of many young British artists, including Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin.
In 1998, Muir left White Cube to become the Director of the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London. The ICA is one of the UK’s leading contemporary art galleries. Under Muir’s leadership, the ICA has staged exhibitions by some of the world’s most important contemporary artists, including Ai Weiwei, Grayson Perry, and Yoko Ono.
Muir is a regular contributor to art magazines and newspapers, including The Guardian, The Times, and frieze. He has also written several books on contemporary art, including A History of Contemporary Art (2007) and The Lives of the Artists (2011).
Muir has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of the Arts London and an Honorary Fellowship by Trinity College, Cambridge. He was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2017 New Year’s Honours List for services to the arts.
Gregor Muir has an estimated net worth of $5 million. His salary as the Executive Director of the ICA is not publicly available, but it is likely to be in the region of £100,000 ($130,000). Muir has earned significant sums from the sale of his books and from his work as an art consultant. He is also a trustee of several charities, including Tate and the Serpentine Galleries.
Muir is divorced from his first wife, with whom he has two children. He is currently in a relationship with the artist Rachel Whiteread.
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