31 October 2016 | New York

After ten full years as curator of OMD in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Belgian art historian Stijn Alsteens will be the international head of the department of OMD at Christie’s, effective 1 December. He is moving back to Paris, where he was previously a curator of the Fondation Custodia (Frits Lugt Collection). Alsteens takes over from Benjamin Peronnet who has decided to leave Christie’s after 11 years with the company.

See Christie’s press release.