Andrew Massad is a Deputy Chairman in the Post-War and Contemporary Art department, focusing on auction and high level private sales. As a member of the department since 1991, Andrew has been integral in the promotion of Contemporary Art at the highest level. In 1998 he helped reinvent the category as head of the Afternoon Session, where during his 14 year tenure, he won market share for an extraordinary 13 and a half years. In 2006, he was named Senior Vice President of Post-War & Contemporary Art. Andrew has been responsible for the introduction of many contemporary artists of significance of the last 15 years into the auction market, including Fred Tomaselli, Takashi Murakami, Peter Doig, Elizabeth Peyton, John Currin, Thomas Demand, Karin Kilimnik, Tom Sachs and Lisa Yuskavage, and more recently Wangechi Mutu, Julie Mehretu, Mark Grotjahn, Dana Schutz, Kehinde Wiley, Jules de Balincourt, Matthew Ritchie, Kelly Walker and Do Ho Suh. Andrew has also been responsible for facilitating many top sales and frequent world record prices, including works by Olafur Eliasson, Thomas Struth, Gerhard Richter, Donald Judd, On Kawara, John Baldessari, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Louise Lawler and Peter Doig’s Reflection (What does your soul look like), which sold for $10 million. As a result of Andrew’s commitment to top contemporary artist he recently oversaw the record breaking price for Cindy Sherman’s Untitled from her iconic Centerfold series, which achieved $3.8 million in May 2011. More recently, in November 2012 Andrew was responsible for The Paul and Helen Zuckerman Collection, which brought in $10 million. Andrew studied painting and art history at Cornell University and Syracuse University.