Episode 35 / VOICES ON ART – The VAN HORN Gallery Podcast / INDEPENDENT SPECIAL with Mills Morán, gallerist, co-founder of Morán Morán and Felix Art Fair, Los Angeles
Recorded June 3, 2021, 38 min. Language: englishIn this special Episode, created in collaboration with Independent Art Fair, I talk to Mills Morán, co-founder of the gallery Morán Morán with his brother Al and, together with collector Dean Valentine, of Felix Art Fair in Los Angeles. Mills talks about his childhood in El Salvador, the reasons the family had to leave the country and the different places they settled, before living in Miami and finally in Los Angeles. He talks about how he connected with the artist community and how knowing artists led him and his brother to first found a project space and ultimately the gallery. Mills relates the history of the gallery, giving every aspect of developing the family business together with his brother, his relations to the artists, other galleries and the collectors. He talks how work and relations changed and developed in times of the pandemic and gives an outlook into the future for the gallery as well as the fair. Listen to this informative and engaging talk with a passionate gallerist and supporter of artists. This talk will be also part of the Independent Art Fair OVR in September 2021.