Benjamin Godsill has over a decade of experience as a museum curator, auction house specialist, and private art advisor. Benjamin is a leading authority in the realm of late 20th and early 21st Century art and is a global taste-maker whose savvy curatorial and market insights have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and Bloomberg, among other publications.
A highly sought-after curator, Benjamin has organized projects in the Republic of Georgia, Italy, Aspen, Detroit, Dallas, 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.
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.