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art curator

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, Washington, since 1986. Fine-art public Petra Holtzman Multiples, Inc., Washington and Los Angeles, 1993-1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • 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