Tara Desjardins

Raised in the United Arab Emirates and Indonesia, Tara Desjardins interest in art started at a young age. Tara holds a B.A degree in Art History from Skidmore College, with a minor in Middle Eastern studies, and an M.A. degree in Art Business from the Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London. Tara has worked for the chief curators of Islamic art at the British Museum and the Freer Gallery at the Smithsonian Institute. In addition, she has also worked as the press director at the Sherry French Gallery, New York City. Tara is currently an editorial assistant at Parkstone International as well as a Paris-based freelance writer specializing in Contemporary Arabic art. desjardins.tara@gmail.com


articles by this author

October 2008, Jeff Koons @ Versailles

October, 2008, China Gold @ Musee Maillol

August 2008, Richard Avedon @ Jeu de Paume

July 2008, Gao Brothers @ Galerie Vallois

February 2008, Interview with Pia Copper, contemporary Chinese art specialist from the French leading independent auction house, ArtCurial