Christine Roussel is an author, consultant, expert restorer and international speaker in the field of art. Her books include: The Art of Rockefeller Center published in 2005 and The Guide to the Art of Rockefeller Center, published in 2006. Currently working on a new book Monuments of New York.
She studied with Ossip Zadkin in Paris at the Ecole de la Grande Chaumiere and holds a M.A. in Education and Fine Arts. Has served on the following Advisory Boards: The Benaki Museum in Athens, De Nieuwe Kerk Museum in Amsterdam and Madoo Conservancy in Sagaponack.
She is a member of The National Arts Club and resides in New York and East Hampton. She managed the Reproduction studio at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and was Special Assistant to the director. She was tasked with reproducing original artifacts from the museum’s collection and “blockbuster” loan exhibitions: Treasures of Tutankhamun; the Land of the Scythians; and Treasures of Early Irish Art.