The Artful City | World’s Best Cities
The Artful City
WRLDCTY 2021: world

Artists make manifest the soul of a city, expressing ideas and emotions that connect beyond words. Hear how cities can elevate the voices and visions of artists, keep artistic talent in cities, support all kinds of talent and encourage the expressions of inclusion and social justice.

About The Speakers
Founder & Executive Director, Rennie Group and President, Tate Americas Foundation

Bob Rennie is the founder and executive director of Rennie Group. Bob is currently the President of the Tate Americas Foundation, sits on the Board of Trustees at the Art Institute of Chicago and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is the recipient of the Queen’s Diamond and Gold Jubilee awards.

Author & Scholar in Residence at University of California, Berkeley

Sarah Thornton is an ethnographer who writes about art, design and people. Formerly the chief writer on contemporary art for The Economist, Thornton is the author of three books, including her bestselling Seven Days in the Art World.