Prof. Dr. Lynn Rother

Lynn Rother is the Lichtenberg-Professor for Provenance Studies and the founding director of the Provenance Lab at Leuphana University.

Prior to this appointment, she held research positions at The Museum of Modern Art in New York (2015–19) and the Berlin State Museums (2008–14) working on 20th-century provenance and digital initiatives.

A former Fellow of The Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles (2014–15) and of the German Historical Institute in Moscow (2011), she has a Master’s degree in art history, economics, and law from the University of Leipzig (2008) and a Ph.D. in art history from the Technical University of Berlin, advised by Bénédicte Savoy (2015).

Lynn Rother currently serves on the Getty Provenance Index Advisory Committee, the Editorial Board of, the Advisory Board of the JDCRP (Jewish Digital Cultural Recovery Project), the Expert Witness Selection Committee of CAfA (Court of Arbitration for Art), and the Board of the ZADIK (Zentralarchiv für deutsche und internationale Kunstmarktforschung).

You can find more information about Lynn’s activities and publications on her Leuphana homepage.

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