Dr Véronique Chagnon-Burke, Christie's Education, New York, USA
Véronique Chagnon-Burke is an Associate Professor and Academic Director. She teaches art market studies. A specialist in the history of nineteenth century French landscape painting, her fields of expertise also include nineteenth century art criticism and the art market and the role of women in the art world. She received her Ph.D. from The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, her M.A. from the Institute of Fine Arts of New York University, and her Licence from the Université Paris-Sorbonne. She is also a graduate of the Ecole du Louvre in museum studies. She has taught a wide range of subjects at Queens College, Parsons School of Design, and Hunter College, among other institutions. Her museum and research positions have included work at the Museum of Modern Art and the College Art Association, and she has also worked at the Hôtel Drouot in Paris. Recent publications include: The Politicization of Nature: The Critical Reception of Barbizon Painting During the July Monarchy (2009), ‘Rue Laffitte: Looking at and Buying Contemporary Art in Mid-Nineteenth Century Paris in Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide (2012) and, Women Art Critics in the Nineteenth Century: Vanishing Acts, a collaborative anthology with Heather Jensen and Wendelin Guentner (2013). Most recently she has been focusing on organizing academic conferences which bring together art history and art market studies, such as Celebrating Female Agency in the Art in June 2018, and Women Art Dealers 1940-1990 in May 2019. She is founding member of the New York chapter of The International Art Market Studies Association [TIAMSA].
Her current collaborative project is the Women Art Dealers Digital Archive (WADDA), a digital platform that maps the role women art dealers played in the institutionalization of modern and contemporary art.