Jonas Tebib is to become director of the photography department at Sotheby’s France in 2016.
Starting out as head of sales at Baudoin Lebon (Paris), he saw 10,000 prints from the 19th and 20th centuries from the Harry Lunn, Lisette Model and Texbraun collections passing through. In 2009, Jonas Tebib went to Dubai where he developed exhibition projects and publications on contemporary photography at the gallery The Empty Quarter. He also participated in the publication of several exhibition catalogues, including “Bruno Barbey-Oman 1971” as well as the Radiant portfolio edited by East Wing Gallery in Dubai in 2014.
The photography department collaborates closely with New York and London, and he will be backed up by Gérôme Saint-Germain, photography specialist. Photography historian Jonas Tebib can rely on his experience acquired over more than ten years in which he developed privileged relationships with some of the biggest photography collectors.