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Led by Gallery Director Tabitha Philpott-Kent the team has a wide range of experience and knowledge and welcome the opportunity to discuss all aspects of the art market and collecting.

Bernard Shapero
Bernard is an experienced international dealer in rare books and works on paper. He began his career in 1979 dealing from Gray’s Antiques Market, moving to a purpose built gallery and bookshop in Holland Park in 1989 and from there to Mayfair in 1996. His specialist knowledge lies in post-war American prints and multiples, however his many years in the rare books world has given him a formidable knowledge of all works on paper.
+44 20 3693 2197
Tabitha Philpott-Kent
Tabitha is Shapero Modern’s Gallery Director, and specialises in sourcing rare and important prints. Prior to setting up Shapero Modern in 2014, she worked for major auction houses as well as international dealers. She regularly organises and curates events at our Maddox Street gallery, as well as representing Shapero at international fairs worldwide including TEFAF Maastricht & New York, Frieze Masters, Masterpiece London and Art Miami.
+44 (0)20 3693 2181
Helen Smith
Helen joined the Shapero Modern team in January 2022. Having begun her career as a junior specialist in the prints department of a major auction house she then went on to work for a series of blue-chip galleries in London. As Gallery Manager, Helen oversees the running of our Maddox Street gallery, organising and promoting exhibitions and events, as well as joining Tabitha at Art Fairs at home and abroad.
+44 (0)20 3693 2175
Jeffrey Kerr
Jeffrey began his career working with rare books and prints for one of the world’s leading dealers, before moving on to head one of Mayfair’s top luxury retail businesses. Subsequently he crossed over into the auction world working with a wide range of specialist departments across the globe. He joined the Shapero team in 2017 and continues his travels.
+44 (0)20 3693 2178
Kitty Wong
Marketing Manager
Before joining the Shapero team in March 2022, Kitty began her career as the manager of a contemporary art gallery in Hong Kong, going on to work for various museums, galleries and luxury retail brands as a marketing specialist. When not at Shapero, Kitty writes on arts and culture for an audience based in Hong Kong and Taiwan.
+44 (0)20 7493 0876