Frederic Thut

Frederic Thut is a European art dealer with more than 40 years of experience in the international art market. He is the Director of FAAM and European Evaluators, LLC – a New York appraisal company which he founded in 2004 – where he provides appraisals for more than 500 works of art each year.
Previously, he was the president/partner of Parisian Galerie D’Orsay where he specialized in 19th Century, Modern and Impressionist paintings. Additionally, with Cabinet d’Expertise Dan Coissard, a specialist consultancy company, they built the paintings department of a French auction house. Frederic Thut received his B.A. in Art History and a law degree in France. He is a licensed auctioneer in Florida.

Dr. Alla Rosenfeld 

Dr. Alla Rosenfeld is Research Associate at European Evaluators in New York. She is also a member of the international jury for the Kandinsky Prize in Moscow. From 2006 to 2009, Dr. Rosenfeld worked as Vice President and Senior Specialist in the Russian Paintings Department at Sotheby’s in New York. She was Curator of Russian and Soviet Nonconformist Art at the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University from 1992 to 2006, and also served as Director of the Zimmerli’s Russian Art Department from 2002 to 2006. During Dr. Rosenfeld’s tenure at the Zimmerli, she organized many exhibitions of Russian and Soviet art and was an editor, co editor, and/or contributor to numerous publications, among them Art of the Baltics (Rutgers University Press and the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, 2002); Defining Russian Graphic Arts, 1898–1934 (Rutgers University Press and the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, 1999); and From Gulag to Glasnost (Thames and Hudson, 1995). Dr. Rosenfeld also taught various courses in Art history and Slavic studies at Rutgers University.
Dr. Rosenfeld’s independent curatorial projects include the traveling exhibition A World of Stage (2007), presented at the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, and the Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, Tokyo, among other venues. She has lectured widely on Russian art topics both in the U.S. and abroad at locations that include the Museum of Modern Art and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Dr. Rosenfeld received her M.A. in the theory and history of art at the Academy of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1987, and her Ph.D. in modern and contemporary European and American art at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, in 2003