Job Opportunity: Photography Specialist, Boston

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Job Opportunity: Photography Specialist, Boston

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Visual Arts
The candidate needs a deep knowledge of the history of photography and the current photography market. He or she should be dynamic and well organized, with a master’s degree in art history or equivalent market experience specializing in the appraisal, researching, and marketing of fine art photography, as well as a strong knowledge of Western art from various cultures and periods. Though self-motivated, s/he will need to work well in a team, and with flexibility and creativity in a fast-paced environment. Duties for this position include appraising, researching, and cataloguing photography, prints, and multiples as well as other works of art for auction; encouraging new business opportunities especially in the expansion of Skinner’s photography markets; and liaising with both consignors and buyers regarding all aspects of the auction process. The candidate will also execute telephone and internet bids for auctions (this will include some evening and/or weekend hours). People and computer skills are both musts, and a reading knowledge of French, German and/or Italian would be helpful. Please email (note “photography specialist” in the subject line) or mail resume and cover letter (do not call) to: rstarr@skinnerinc.com