Mark Rasmussen is a Junior Specialist in Indian, Himalayan, & Southeast Asian art at Bonhams in New York. He joined the company in 2013, with two years of experience in the field behind him.
Prior to joining Bonhams, he contributed to various organisations, including a well-known art advisory, private gallery, international auction house and the Rubin Museum of Art, where he pursued his particular passion for Hindu and Buddhist sculpture.
Rasmussen was raised learning Sanskrit and Vedic philosophy in London before earning honours as an undergraduate at Trinity College of Connecticut in the study of Asian religions. After two years teaching, a certificate in Art Business and independent research in Southeast Asia, he received scholarships for postgraduate certificates in Indian and Chinese art from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London.