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About the Author
Arts journalist Lisa Hunter has been an editor and publicist for cultural organizations for the past 15 years. She was the associate managing editor of Natural History magazine, published by the American Museum of Natural History, and also edited several of the museum’s exhibition catalogs. Most recently, as director of media relations for the New York Botanical Garden, she publicized all exhibitions in the garden’s Rondina Gallery of Rare Books and Prints, as well as a loan exhibition of sculpture from the Museum of Modern Art.
Ms. Hunter has a degree in writing and fine arts from Columbia University and has written more than 100 articles on science and culture for such publications as Archaeology, Curator, and Natural History, as well as the book The Intrepid Art Collector: The Beginner’s Guide to Finding, Buying, and Appreciating Art on a Budget. She has been shopping for art and antiques since her teens.