Jonathan Laib.

Former Christie’s Senior Vice President Leaves Auction House for Director Position at David Zwirner

Nate Freeman reports in Artnews that Jonathan Laib, a former senior vice president and senior specialist at Christie’s, has left the auction house after seventeen years to become the newest director at David Zwirner.

Within the new position, Laib will bring representation of the estate of sculptor Ruth Asawa, whose work he began concentrating on while at Christie’s. The first Asawa exhibition at Zwirner is expected to come in late 2017.