PhD, Art History, Loughborough University
MFA, Curating Contemporary Art, Goldsmiths College
BA, Criticism, Communication and Curation, Central Saint martins College
BA, World Economy and International Relations, Moscow Financial University
Marina Maximova is an art and cultural historian. Before joining Sotheby’s Institute of Art as a Lecturer in Art Business she taught in Loughborough University School of Art. Marina's research focuses on Russian and Eastern European art and markets and history of art institutions. Her doctoral thesis explored experimental curatorial practices in Soviet Russia. Outside of academia Marina worked in a variety of cultural organisations in Moscow and in London including Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Tate Modern and Gazelli Art House.