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Christine Kuan

CEO, Sotheby's Institute of Art & Director, Sotheby’s Institute of Art-New York

MFA, University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop; BA, Rutgers University

With twenty years of experience in both non-profit and commercial sectors of the art world, Kuan has expertise in art education, museums, and digital strategy for cultural institutions and for the art market. She was formerly Chief Curator and Director of Strategic Partnerships at Artsy, where she oversaw the organization’s museum and institutional partnerships, digital collection strategy, open access policy, educational initiatives, and auctions. Prior to Artsy, Kuan was Chief Curatorial Officer at Artstor, a nonprofit image library founded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and Editor-in-Chief of Oxford Art Online/Grove Art Online at Oxford University Press. Kuan has also worked at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and has taught at University of Iowa, Peking University, and Rutgers University. Christine sits on the History of Collecting Advisory Committee at the Frick Collection in New York.

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