MaryKate Cleary

Collection Specialist, Department of Painting and Sculpture

The Museum of Modern Art

MaryKate C. Cleary works at the Museum of Modern Art, specializing in the collection of painting and sculpture and provenance research. Previously, she worked on issues of Nazi-era cultural property as Manager of Historic Claims and Research at the Art Loss Register in London, and held roles at Sotheby’s, artnet.com and the Jewish Museum New York. MaryKate earned a BA in German Literature from Catholic University in Washington, D.C., an MA in History of Art from the Courtauld Institute London and was a Fulbright Fellow at the Technische Universität Dresden.