The international auction house Bonhams has appointed Laura Paterson as Head of Photographs in New York.
A graduate in History of Art from Edinburgh University, Laura joins Bonhams with more than 20 years’ experience as a photographs specialist at Christie’s New York, where she was Senior Specialist. She has also worked as the US Cultural and Print Sales Director at Magnum Photos New York, and as Photography Department Co-Head and Senior Specialist for online auctioneers Paddle 8.
Bonhams Global CEO, Matthew Girling, said, “Photographs are an important part of Bonhams Fine Arts stable, and so we are delighted that someone as highly respected as Laura Paterson has arrived to lead the department. Laura will build on our strong track record of achievement in this area.”
Laura Paterson commented, “I am excited at the prospect of joining a company with such a strong commitment to the world of photographs. I look forward to contributing my enthusiasm and experience to its future success.”