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The Catalogue Raisonné Scholars Association

Catalogue Raisonné: [Fr., = carefully studied or methodical catalogue.] A descriptive catalogue arranged according to subjects, or branches of subjects; hence gen. or loosely, a classified or methodical list. (OED)

The Catalogue Raisonné Scholars Association was founded in 1994 to serve the interests of scholars and others engaged in the catalogue raisonné process. Our members typically research a single artist’s body of work to establish a reliable list of authentic works, their chronology, and history (usually including provenance, bibliographic, and exhibition histories). Our membership also includes those who are not actively engaged in such a project but who have a keen interest in this type of work such as patrons, collectors, art dealers, attorneys, and software designers.

Current officers:

Katy Rogers, President
Dedalus Foundation

Susan Cooke, Director of Programming
The Estate of David Smith

Shaina D. Larrivee, Director of Publications
The Hedda Sterne Foundation

Carl Schmitz, Director of Communications
The Richard Diebenkorn Foundation

Suzi Villiger, Director of Membership
Joan Mitchell Catalogue Raisonné

Interested in joining the CRSA? Download our membership form.