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Saskia Spender

Saskia is Arshile Gorky's granddaughter. She is a ceramacist and lives in London.

Natasha Gorky Young
Board Member

Natasha is Arshile Gorky’s daughter. She is a founding member of the Gorky Foundation (2005–present) and lives in London.

Kathy Komaroff Goodman
Board Member

Kathy is founder and CEO of Katherine Komaroff Fine Arts, Inc. and was the co-owner of the James Goodman Gallery. She was a founding member of the Joseph Campbell Foundation. In 2013, she received her M.S. in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution from Columbia University and currently mediates, teaches, and coaches. She also continues to advise art collectors.

Sarah Plimpton
Board Member

Sarah is a member of the Highstead Foundation (1984-present) and the Paris Review Foundation (2003-present).

Parker Field
Managing Director

Parker directs the vision of the Foundation with the Board of Directors and oversees the various operations of the Arshile Gorky Foundation. He is also managing editor and contributor to the Arshile Gorky Catalogue Raisonné–a project he intitally began working on in 2015 as a researcher. Before taking over directorship of the Foundation, Parker worked with the Jan I Brueghel Drawings Catalogue Raisonné and as a researcher for The Paintings, Watercolors and Drawings of Paul Cezanne, an online catalogue raisonné (2019).

Eileen Costello
Senior Editor of the Arshile Gorky Catalogue Raisonné

Eileen joined the catalogue raisonné project in 2019. She is editor and project director of the recently published Jasper Johns Catalogue Raisonné of Drawing, a Menil Foundation/Yale University Press publication (2018). She has served as advisor to the Ad Reinhardt Catalogue Raisonné and is working with the Tony Smith Foundation on the catalogue raisonné of Smith's architectural work. Dr. Costello has taught at Hunter College, City University of New York, and has lectured on abstract expressionism, and participated in panels on catalogue raisonné research at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; the Menil Collection, Houston; the Rothko Chapel, Houston; Stony Brook University; Pollock-Krasner House, East Hampton, N.Y.; and Kettle's Yard, Cambridge. She has written catalogue essays and articles on postwar American art and is author of the monograph Brice Marden (Phaidon 2013). She received her Ph.D from the University of Texas at Austin. 

Julia May Boddewyn
Catalogue Raisonné Project Associate

As an independent researcher, Julia has over two decades of experience investigating and documenting works of art in private collections with a special focus on provenance, exhibition, and literature histories. She has also been engaged in research projects for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, International Foundation for Art Research, and MacAndrews and Forbes Holdings, Inc. Julia has written catalogue essays and is a contributor to the exhibition catalogue Picasso and American Art (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 2006). She holds a Master’s degree in art history from Hunter College, City University of New York and a Bachelor of Arts degree in art history from Connecticut College.

Anna McCormick-Goodhart
Catalogue Raisonné Project Associate

Anna has conducted research and managed artists’ archives at Gagosian Gallery, New York, and Hauser & Wirth, New York, where she also worked on editorial projects and assisted in devising an archival inventory system for a collection of mixed-media installations and works on paper by Louise Bourgeois. She has ventured in publishing and participated in the New York Art Book Fair, MoMA PS1. Anna holds a Master of Philosophy in the history of art and architecture from Cambridge University, where one area of her research focused on the intersections of new media, narrative form, and digital archiving.

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