Peter Kloman

  • SVP | Head of Department, Senior International Specialist
New York


Peter Kloman, Senior Vice President and Senior International Fine Art Specialist, leads the Sotheby’s Collectors Group based in New York. With expertise that spans the 20th century, with a particular depth in American Art, Peter was previously Managing Director and Head of Office for Sotheby’s Los Angeles, where he led a team and gallery program that expanded the company’s presence throughout the western region of the United States.

Prior to joining Sotheby’s in 2016, Kloman previously spent sixteen years with Christie's, starting in the New York office in 2000 in their Trusts, Estates and Appraisals department before moving into a specialist role in American Art in 2002. From 2006-2009, Kloman directed the firm's twice-annual sale of California, Western and American Art in Los Angeles while maintaining a role as a Senior Specialist in American Art coordinating appraisals and business development throughout the western half of the United States. From 2010-2016 his role expanded to Senior Vice President, Senior Specialist Fine Art, assisting private collectors and institutions throughout the United States with collections management, appraisals, private sales, and auction consignments.

Peter advises established and new collectors alike with all aspects of acquisitions and collection consignment management and has worked closely on notable consignments such as the Collection of Morris and Rita Pynoos, Property of Barbara and Frank Sinatra, The Collection of Carlyn and Patrick Duffy, The Horchow Collection, The Anne Marion Collection, The Collection of Geraldine and Harold Alden, and countless others, including guiding consignments from distinguished institutions such as The Denver Art Museum, The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, The Palm Springs Art Museum, as well as The Whitney Museum of American Art. He holds a B.A. in Art History from the University of Virginia.

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