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Karen Elaine Holtzman

Karen Elaine Holtzman, American art curator. Grantee Smithsonian Institution, London, 1981; fellow Victorian Society, London, 1981. Board member Home for Contemporary Theater and Art, New York City, 1990-1994, Washington Project for the Arts, 1992-1996. Member American Society Appraisers (certified senior appraiser), Art Table.

Background

  • Holtzman, Karen Elaine was born on March 29, 1952 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Max and Elsie (Loube) Holtzman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Maryland, 1974. Master of Arts in Art History, University Maryland, 1984.

    Career

    • Art historian National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, 1982-1986. Private practice curator, fine art appraiser, art advisor, since 1986. Fine-art public Petra Holtzman Multiples, Inc., Washington and Los Angeles, 1993-1995.

    Works

    • Author, curator (art catalog and exhibition) Home?, 1990, Surveillance, 1992, Burnt Whole: Contemporary Artists Reflect on the Holocaust, 1994-1995.

    Membership

    Board member Home for Contemporary Theater and Art, New York City, 1990-1994, Washington Project for the Arts, 1992-1996. Member American Society Appraisers (certified senior appraiser), Art Table.

    Connections

    • father: Max Holtzman
    • mother: Elsie (Loube) Holtzman
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    Born March 29, 1952
    (age 64)
    Nationality
    • 1974
      University Maryland
    • 1984
      University Maryland
    • 1982 - 1986
      Art historian National Portrait Gallery
      Washington, United States
    • 1986
      private practice, curator