Heritage Auction Galleries
Frank Hettig • Director, Modern and Contemporary Art
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Frank Hettig’s ten years of auction experience and well-regarded reputation as a curator, critic and connoisseur of contemporary art follows him to Dallas, where he serves as Director of Modern and Contemporary Paintings & Sculpture at Heritage. Trained as an art historian at the University of Amsterdam, Frank advised on exhibitions and museum catalogues and has lectured at a number of colleges and universities both in the US and overseas. At both the Goethe-Institute Internationes Los Angeles (German Cultural Institute) and the Consulate General of the Netherlands, he conceptualized and coordinated a variety of international cultural events including lectures and symposia, guest artist exhibitions and performing arts programs. As an independent art critic he contributed to museum catalogs and has written reviews and features in English, German and Dutch for publications such as Archis, Art/Text, Artforum, Bauwelt, Forum International, das Kunstwerk, Kunstforum and Metropolis, among others. Frank is also fluent in German, Dutch, French and Italian.