Director - Magnum Gallery
Member of the Jury
Samantha McCoy is the director of the Magnum Gallery in Paris. Sam grew up in New York City and has been at Magnum Photos for more than five years, previously at Magnum, New York, where she worked in artistic direction online. She moved to Paris in August 2019, launching the Square Print Sale’s European distribution before taking over the Paris gallery in March 2020. Before Magnum, Sam was the gallery manager at Jason McCoy Gallery in New York. A member of the ADAA, Jason McCoy Gallery specializes in modern art in both the secondary and primary markets. In New York, she curated exhibitions that were profiled in the New York Times and the Washington Post. A native to the art world, Sam is the daughter of Jason McCoy and the great-niece of artists Jackson Pollock and Charles Pollock.