James Macry joined Swann Galleries in 2021. As an administrator in the Prints & Drawings, Contemporary Art and American Art department, he works with collectors, institutions and consignors throughout the auction process.
James is a graduate of CUNY City College of New York, and holds a B.A. in art history, and an M.A. in art history, with a focus on museum studies. His specializations include seventeenth- and nineteenth-century landscapes, contemporary land-oriented theory, and institutional critique. Before joining Swann Galleries, James held positions with Brooklyn Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, UOVO Art Services, and is a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
In his free time, James enjoys exploring new exhibitions, running in Central Park, and browsing the city's bookstores.