Christie's has named Matthieu Humery as Vice President and Specialist Head of Sale, Photographs in its New York office. He began working with last October's auction. Humery reports to Josh Holdeman.
Matthieu worked from 2001 until 2005 in the Paris and New York offices of Phillips, de Pury & Company as a Specialist in Photographs, Contemporary Art & 20th Century Design. He has since been consultant to numerous organizations, notably the Magnum Agency, the Luma Foundation and the Watermill Foundation/Robert Wilson Art Collection. Matthieu holds Masters Degrees in Art History from both the Free University in Berlin as well as the Sorbonne, where he is currently working towards his PHD.