The Courtauld Gallery is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Ketty Gottardo as the new Martin Halusa Curator of Drawings. Dr. Gottardo studied History of Art at the University of Udine, Italy; later obtaining her MA and subsequently her PhD at The Courtauld Institute of Art.
Dr. Gottardo joins us from the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles where she was associate curator in the Department of Drawings. She has also held positions at The Louvre, Victoria and Albert Museum and at Christie’s, Paris, where she was Head of Old Master Drawings for seven years.
Dr. Gottardo is extremely well placed to take forward her predecessors’ legacy in priority areas, including the development of the collection, cataloguing and the programme of exhibitions and displays.
Ernst Vegelin van Claerbergen, Head of The Courtauld Gallery, says: “We are delighted to welcome Ketty to the Gallery as the new Martin Halusa Curator of Drawings. Her expertise and experience are a perfect match for our wonderful collection and will support our high ambitions in this area.”