Dr. Jane Ashton Sharp
is Professor of Art History at Rutgers University, with years of publishing experience
at major museums,
and university presses. She has also published independently for smaller
institutions art books for a specialized audience. She is an active curator and
has worked for several museums, including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in
New York City. She has been a successful fundraiser, and is the recipient of
She received a Ph.D. in art history from Yale University (USA), Department of
the History of Art in 1992.
Her most recent book published by
Cambridge University Press in 2006, titled
Russian Modernism between East and West: Natal’ia Goncharova and the Moscow
Avant-Garde, 1905-14 won the prestigious Robert Motherwell Prize from the
Dedalus Art Foundation in 2007.
She contributes actively to the art historical and critical community in the
Netherlands and is a member of the Netherlands chapter of AICA (International
Association of Art Critics). As an art expert she consults regularly with
private collectors, Sothebys and Christies auction houses internationally.
Dr. Sharp has taught art history in the Netherlands (at Utrecht University for
the spring semester of 2007), and lectures regularly in Europe.