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Everything you ever wanted to know about the art market but didn't know who to ask

Matthew Thompson

VP, director of advisory at AAP

Matthew Thompson is a director of advisory. From 2011 until 2017 he was the director of collection development at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, focusing on strategic collection building initiatives and major acquisition projects like John Lautner’s Sheats/Goldstein Residence and the Yuz Museum partnership. Previously, he helped build the program at the Aspen Art Museum where for six years he curated exhibitions, public projects, and programs, and oversaw the museum’s publications. 

Thompson received his B.A. in Visual Arts from Columbia University and his M.A. in Critical and Curatorial Studies from the Department of Art at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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