Contemporary Art

Contemporary Curated New York: Meet Our Curators

Jill Kargman


A born and bred New Yorker, Jill Kargman is the creator, writer, producer and star of the scripted comedy Odd Mom Out in which she plays a satirical version of herself navigating the hilarity of raising children on New York’s Upper East Side. The show’s third season will air summer 2017 on Bravo.

Ms. Kargman attended the Spence School, the Taft School and Yale University. After graduating and working for magazines, television and movies, Ms. Kargman began writing novels to give her more flexibility to be home with her three children Sadie, Ivy and Fletch. She is a New York Times best-selling author of multiple books, most recently Sprinkle Glitter on My Grave, a collection of comedic essays published in September 2016 by Random House.

She made her Café Carlyle debut in January 2017 with her sold-out show Stairway to Cabaret ~ singing heavy metal songs ~ cabaret style.

Will Kopelman


Will Kopelman is the founder and Chairman of Kopelman Contemporary, LLC, an advisory firm focusing on secondary-market fine art, mainly working with estates and institutions in acquiring distressed assets. Additionally he specializes in designing private collection interiors/galleries, and his work has been published in Elle Decor and Architectural Digest, as well as hardcover books such as Elements of Style and A Touch of Style.

Kopelman also serves as an advisor to various brands and several growth venture firms in the areas of marketing strategy and brand management. Born and raised in New York City, Mr. Kopelman attended the St. Bernard’s School, the Taft School and Boston University. He lives in New York with his two daughters, Olive and Frankie.


Jill Kargman and Will Kopelman On Family and Art

Upcoming Auction

Contemporary Curated featuring works from “In Its Own Light: Property from the Collection of Ed Cohen and Victoria Shaw”
New York | 2 March 2017
On View: 24 February–1 March 2017

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