Lacy Davisson Doyle, Art Advisor/Founder
Lacy Davisson Doyle earned her MA from the NYU Institute of Fine Arts and is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College. She has over 20 years of experience in the art business in New York, Paris and Milan. Ms. Doyle was formerly an art advisor at the Museum of Modern Art’s Art Advisory Service, European Promotion Director at Artforum International Magazine in Paris and Milan, and Assistant Director at Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York. She has lectured on modern and contemporary art for: the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum, Christie’s International Auction House, the Colony Club, the Cosmopolitan Club, the Society of The Four Arts, Palm Beach and New York University’s Graduate Visual Arts Administration Program.
She is a member of ArtTable and the International Association of Professional Art Advisors. She has also served on committees for: the National Academy of Design & School of Fine Arts, the New Museum, the Bronx Museum, and the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum.
As an Art Advisor at the Museum of Modern Art, Ms. Doyle developed art collections and programs for: General Electric Corporation, Johnson & Johnson, CIGNA, Fisher Brothers, Charles H. Shaw Co, American Electric Power, and Dancer, Fitzgerald, Sample subsequently Saatchi & Saatchi.
In addition, Ms. Doyle advises private clients on their modern and contemporary art acquisitions.
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Ann Fensterstock, Lecturer
Ann Fensterstock holds an M.A. in Art History from New York University where she specialized in Modern and Contemporary Art. She wrote her Masters Thesis on the Twentieth Century Fin-de-Siècle, focusing on the art of the 1990′s. Additionally Ms. Fensterstock holds degrees in Political Science and Industrial Relations from British Universities.
An active collector, particularly of prints, multiples and other works on paper, Ms. Fensterstock served for ten years on the Acquisitions Committee of the Department of Prints and Illustrated Books at the Museum of Modern Art and she chaired the Museum’s Print Associates for fifteen years. She is also a member of MoMA’s Contemporary Arts Council and serves on both the Officers Committee and the CAC Fund Committee. She has been a significant donor of works to both the Museum of Modern Art and the National Gallery in Washington. She has recently been appointed to the Board of the George Washington University Museum in Washington DC.
A long time supporter of the International Print Center of New York she has juried a New Prints show for IPCNY and served as a judge at the Down Under the Bridge Festival in Brooklyn’s Dumbo. She is also an active supporter of a number of not-for-profit organizations that focus on the development of emerging artists including Momenta Art in Bushwick, Brooklyn where she served for three years as Deputy Chair of the Board.
She is a member of ArtTable and has since 2000 been affiliated with Artview, where she teaches contemporary art appreciation and writes for the Quarterly Newsletter.
In September 2013 Palgrave Macmillan will publish Art on the Block: Tracking the New York Art World from SoHo To The Bowery, Bushwick and Beyond. Ann’s blog appears on the Author Page at Amazon.com and you can follow her on Facebook and Twitter @AnnFensterstock.