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The Gallery

Meet the Team

Oliver Rordorf

is a founding member of the company. As an associate director, his primary responsibilities include researching purchasing opportunities, conducting market research and sales. Oliver graduated from Columbia University in the City of New York with a degree in art history. During college he lived briefly in Haiti and worked with a team of medical experts on improving the local hospital system. Oliver is from Boston of Swiss-French heritage and returns to Ticino every year.

Yuan Fang

is the business partner of Nicholas Hall. Besides directing the gallery’s digital initiatives, she is responsible for the content planning, writing and design of our public-facing projects.

Yuan’s career began in the Old Masters and 19th Century Art department at Christie’s New York, before relocating to Hong Kong in 2014 as their first Asia-based specialist. She holds an M.A. in Art History and Archeology from Columbia University in the City of New York, and a bachelor’s degree in Art History and Chemistry from Duke University. Her interest in different cultures also brought her to work with Bedouin youth in Amman, Jordan, through Savethechildren. A native of Hangzhou, Yuan grew up between China and the UK.

Nicholas Hall

is a renowned art dealer specializing in European Old Masters and Nineteenth Century paintings. Before founding his eponymous gallery in 2016, Nicholas was an International Chairman at Christie’s for twelve years, following their acquisition of his first gallery, Hall & Knight. During his tenure, Nicholas pioneered thematic sales and notably played a central role in the private sale of the Madonna and Child by Duccio to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Nicholas’ first job in the art world was at Colnaghi on Old Bond Street, London.

Born in Oxford, U.K., Nicholas has lived in New York since 1983. He read History at the University of Oxford. Having spent much of his formative years travelling to Venice, Nicholas speaks Italian and returns to the lagoons every Spring to teach art history on the John Hall Venice course.

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