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Kathleen Leland

Kathleen M. Leland is a Specialist for American & European Works of Art at Bonhams Skinner, specializing in Modern & Contemporary Art.

Prior to joining Bonhams Skinner in 2017, Kate served in curatorial and administrative roles at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Florida, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. She has participated in the research and administration of several exhibitions, including the 1998 Jackson Pollock retrospective at MoMA and Americans in Paris: 1860-1900 which was co-organised by the MFA, Boston, The Metropolitan Museum in New York, and the National Gallery in London. Additionally, she has contributed to the editing and writing of numerous museum exhibition catalogs and publications.

Kate received an M.A. in Modern Art from Columbia University and a B.A. in Art History and French Language and Literature from Georgetown University. Her research projects have covered a range of subjects including Belgian Symbolist art, the photomontages of German artist John Heartfield, and the work of post-war Italian artist Piero Manzoni.