Midnight Oil by Victor Lim Seaward. Photography Credit: Rob Harris, Brooke Benington

Episode Six

Contemporary Patronage

George Mingozzi-Marsh, Co-Director, Brooke Benington

What does art patronage look like today?

Brooke Benington is a contemporary art gallery based in Fitzrovia. The exhibition programme has a strong emphasis on supporting the creative development of emerging artists and aims to inspire visitors to invest more deeply in their work, following them throughout their careers.

In this episode, Adriana is welcomed by gallery co-director George Mingozzi- Marsh on the opening day of Midnight Oil, a solo installation by Victor Lim Seaward.

Together, they explore the crucial role contemporary patronage holds in fostering creativity within the visual arts.

Episode Six

Contemporary Patronage

George Mingozzi-Marsh, Co-Director, Brooke Benington

George Mingozzi-Marsh,
Co-Director, Brooke Benington

Midnight Oil by Victor Lim Seaward. Photography Credit: Rob Harris, Brooke Benington

What does art patronage look like today?

Brooke Benington is a contemporary art gallery based in Fitzrovia. The exhibition programme has a strong emphasis on supporting the creative development of emerging artists and aims to inspire visitors to invest more deeply in their work, following them throughout their careers.

In this episode, Adriana is welcomed by gallery co-director George Mingozzi-Marsh on the opening day of Midnight Oil, a solo installation by Victor Lim Seaward.

Together, they explore the crucial role contemporary patronage holds in fostering creativity within the visual arts.

“You can be a patron through championing, bringing your friends to see exhibitiaons, buying a work of art, showing it to others, talking about the artist’s work at dinner parties... always keeping in mind the human behind that work. This makes it rewarding for everyone involved.”

George Mingozzi-Marsh, Co-Director, Brooke Benington

Our Guest

George Mingozzi-Marsh

Co-Director, Brooke Benington

Brooke Benington is a contemporary art gallery based in Fitzrovia, London, run by George Mingozzi-Marsh and Lily Brooke Day. The gallery supports the creative development of emerging talent and promotes long-term relationships with artists throughout their careers.

George’s background in sculpture inspired him to establish Contemporary Sculpture Fulmer, a sculpture park in Buckinghamshire, which ran from 2016- 2023. The park provided a platform for artists to test ideas and survey the breadth of contemporary sculptural practice.

Our Guest

George Mingozzi-Marsh

Co-Director, Brooke Benington

Brooke Benington is a contemporary art gallery based in Fitzrovia, London, run by George Mingozzi-Marsh and Lily Brooke Day. 

The gallery supports the creative development of emerging talent and promotes long-term relationships with artists throughout their careers.

George’s background in sculpture inspired him to establish Contemporary Sculpture Fulmer, a sculpture park in Buckinghamshire, which ran from 2016- 2023. The park provided a platform for artists to test ideas and survey the breadth of contemporary sculptural practice.

Episodes