Understanding Auctions with Skinner CEO Karen KeaneDate Added 13/04/2015Views 531
Skinner is one of the worlds leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, and the only full-service auction house headquartered in New England. Skinner conducts over 60 auctions and events year round and has achieved world-record prices for many pieces sold at auction. Skinners galleries are located in Boston and Marlborough, Massachusetts. As CEO of Skinner, Inc., Karen Keane oversees the operation of one of the leading premier auction houses in the world. Under her skillful direction, Skinner has grown from a New England specialty auction house to a viable player in the international art and antiques marketplace. Karen was instrumental in Skinner establishing a world-class auction gallery in downtown Boston, and the company's expansion into specialty areas including Fine Musical Instruments, Science & Technology, Rare Books & Manuscripts, and Judaica. Although most recognized for her business acumen, Karen is also a highly versatile art and antiques specialist with a broad knowledge in a number of areas of fine and decorative arts.