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Monday, December 12, 2016

F/T - Press Archivist/Librarian, Gagosian (NY)

*Press Archivist / Librarian *

Gagosian is looking for a full-time Press Archivist and Librarian

We are looking for a proactive librarian or archivist with excellent
communication skills who is knowledgeable of both modern and contemporary
art. This person must be resourceful, able to prioritize effectively, and
do well under pressure. The ideal candidate should also be familiar with
the driving forces of the art market and possess unquestionable judgement.

Duties include but not limited to:

• Monitoring press on galleries, artists, and exhibitions both online and
in print; maintaining digital and physical archives; disseminating press to
relevant staff members; providing a weekly recap of press to PR department
• Liaise with image archivists to ensure accuracy of photo credits used in
online articles
• Acting as on-call research assistant for staff and occasional visiting
scholars in the realm of books, articles, images, auction lots,
provenances, etc.
• Creating and regularly updating long-form bios and bibliographies for the
• Creating and updating digital press packs on all regularly exhibited
• Overseeing collection development for the library (exhibition catalogues,
monographs, magazines, newspapers, auction catalogues, and catalogue
• Managing the archive of announcement cards and institutional papers


• Degree(s) in Art History and/or Library Sciences strongly preferred.
• Prior art world experience is desirable; previous gallery or museum
library/archiving experience a big plus
• Strong knowledge of and interest in modern and contemporary art;
familiarity with gallery artists
• Familiarity with Adobe Acrobat and Photoshop for PC
• Excellent organizational and archival skills

Position Type:

Full-Time/Regular/Non-Exempt/Salaried position with overtime.


Commensurate with experience, comprehensive benefits package including
three weeks’ paid vacation.

Application Instructions:

Please send resume and cover letter to with “Gagosian
Press Archivist / Librarian” in the subject line.

Walk ins and phone calls will not be accepted. We are an Equal Opportunity
Employer M/F/D/V, committed to ensuring that all current and prospective
employees are afforded equal opportunities.