About Ben Moore
Ben Moore. Artist and Curator. London, UK
Ben Moore, founder of Art Below, has had over 12 years experience working with artists, museums, universities, charities, arts organisations, and corporates, initiating and managing partnerships to deliver new public arts projects.
In 2006 he founded Public Arts Organisation Art Below. With a wide range of international artists and its various campaigns in cities worldwide, the organization has an important position within the movement of contemporary art in public space.
Art Below's vision: To enrich the everyday life of the traveling public by giving fresh insight into the very latest in contemporary art whilst at the same time providing a platform for emerging and established talent.
Moore has produced and curated public exhibitions in London, Tokyo, Berlin, Los Angeles and New Orleans working with high profile international and British artists including Turner Prize Winners and Royal Academicians.
“What would London do without eccentric lateral thinkers such as Ben Moore?”
- The Evening Standard
ARTIST AND CURATOR
Ben Moore is the founder and curator of Art Below, a London-based contemporary art organisation that uses billboard space to showcase art and has shown the works of more than 3,000 artists in London, Tokyo, Berlin and Los Angeles.
Founded in 2006 the organisation has an important position within the movement of contemporary art in public space. A pioneer of contemporary art in public spaces, Moore’s mission is to “enrich the everyday life of the travelling public by giving fresh insight into the very latest in contemporary art whilst at the same time providing a platform for emerging and established talent.”
Art Below has partnered with Saatchi Art, The Other Art Fair, Hospital Club, Art Rooms, Mayfair Art Weekend, Don’t Panic and Peace One Day. Moore has worked with high profile artists including Banksy, Anish Kapoor and Francis Bacon Collection featuring their work in public space.
Alongside Art Below, Moore has curated exhibitions at galleries and museums including London’s V&A, the Saatchi Gallery, Somerset House, and The Pacific Design Centre in Los Angeles.
Art Wars, Moore’s 2013 Saatchi Gallery exhibition of Stormtrooper helmets by artists including Damien Hirst, Jake and Dinos Chapman and Alison Jackson, was a sell-out success, attracted widespread media coverage, and toured to Dubai, Sweden, Miami and Los Angeles.
Following the disappearance of his brother Thomas in 2003, Moore has maintained a strong connection with the Missing People charity, which commissioned Moore to conceptualise UnMissable, the 2018 exhibition of portraits of missing people at The Other Art Fair.
Moore is also on the art committee for Macmillan Cancer Support, and was awarded the Art Lyst Power 100 award in 2013, 2015 and 2017.