Job posting: Image Archivist, Marlborough Gallery

Image Archivist (link)

Marlborough Gallery, New York City, New York

posted to the VRA listserv; apologies for duplication

 Sector: Gallery

Position Level: Entry Level

Education: 4-Year Degree

Position Type: Full Time Permanent


Description

Founded in 1963, Marlborough New York is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading contemporary art dealers. The archives department at the gallery’s 57th Street location is currently seeking an Image Archivist. The archives department is responsible for capturing, preserving and distributing all materials related to gallery operations. The department also provides sales directors with the research and materials they need to facilitate the sale of artworks and the curating of exhibitions.

The Image Archivist is responsible for maintaining an up-to-date and accurate photographic records of all artworks, which will consist of the following:

Scheduling and directing professional photography of new artwork

Editing images to ensure accuracy

Adding photographs of new works to the image database

Assisting with catalogue production Photographing artworks and installations

Updating and editing website content

Organizing the visuals, books, and other materials needed for art fairs

Providing all materials related to sales: images, books, exhibition catalogues

Creating layouts and proportionate maquettes for future exhibitions and art fairs

Working with other members of the archives department to complete departmental projects

Requirements/ desired qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced postsecondary degree preferred. Knowledge and exposure in modern and contemporary art. *A strong, working knowledge of Photoshop and DSLR photography are essential.


Application Instructions / Public Contact Information

Please send a cover letter and resume to archives@marlboroughgallery.com.

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