Tag Archives: photography specialist

5 Questions with Skinner Photographs Specialist James Leighton

James Leighton joined the American & European Works of Art Department at Skinner as a Photographs Specialist in 2021. Prior to arriving at Skinner, he held a curatorial role in the Department of Photography at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

During his time at the museum, he organized the exhibition Georgie Friedman: Fragments of Antarctica (2019) and co-organized Elsa Dorfman: Me and My Camera (2020) and Ansel Adams in Our Time (2019).… Read More

An Antiques Expert’s Story: Michelle Lamunière

Guest blog post by Mary Curtis. Republished with permission from The Quill.

For the second time this year, the Pier Antique Show is once again hosting Appraisal Day on Sunday, November 23 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. All attendees, with a valid ticket to the show, are invited to bring one item to be appraised for free by one of three expert appraisers from Skinner, Inc.

This year’s sponsor, Skinner, Inc. is an internationally recognized auction house that hosts more than 60 auctions annually.

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Michelle Lamunière Appointed as Photography Specialist

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – August 13, 2013 – Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers announces the appointment of Michelle Lamunière to its American & European Works of Art department as a photography specialist. In her new role, Lamunière will be charged for the continued growth of the photography division of American & European Works of Art.

Lamunière comes to Skinner from Harvard, where she served as the John R. and Barbara Robinson Family Assistant Curator of Photography at the Fogg Museum/Harvard Art Museums, and was responsible for the research, cataloging, and preservation of the permanent collection and new acquisitions.… Read More