Toby Webster

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Toby Webster is a British art dealer, founder of the Modern Institute in Glasgow. [1]

Webster studied at the Glasgow School of Art, and was an artist himself before becoming an art dealer. [2] After graduating he served on the committee of Transmission Gallery. [3]

In 2014, The Guardian named him in their "Movers and makers: the most powerful people in the art world". [2]

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  1. "Toby Webster". Retrieved 16 January 2021.
  2. 1 2 Farago, Jason (8 May 2014). "Movers and makers: the most powerful people in the art world". The Guardian. Retrieved 30 May 2014.
  3. "Transmission - Info". Retrieved 16 January 2021.