Joanna Cohen, United States / France
Joanna Cohen is a Paris-based art advisor for private collectors and corporate clients, specializing in global contemporary art and emerging art markets. Joanna has established herself as an advisor after many years of first-hand experience in both primary and secondary markets. She started her career at Christie’s New York as a Senior Sales Administrator in the Post War Art Department. She then joined Gagosian Gallery, as Assistant to the Director at its Madison Avenue headquarters. While at Gagosian, Joanna worked closely with Gagosian executives, curators and collectors, facilitating sales, exhibitions and business administration. A French native, Joanna returned to Paris in 2004 as Director of Galerie Maisonneuve. She later served as Director of Galerie Eric Mircher. Joanna has worked independently on site specific projects with galleries such as Nils Staerk Gallery and Sommer Gallery. Education is a very important aspect to Joanna’s advisory business; in 2011, she created and developed a bilingual art history program for the College Sainte Marie de Neuilly. She has been piloting the program ever since, educating future generations of artists and art collectors.