Christine Roussel, Author and Art Historian
Christine Roussel is an internationally acclaimed restorer, author, and art historian. She has been featured in numerous magazines, newspapers and television shows including The Today Show, and has lectured extensively at universities, museums and professional organizations. She is as entertaining as she is knowledgeable.
Christine is a native New Yorker with an international background having attended school in America and France, and owned a home in Greece. She holds a Masters Degree in Art and Education. For a decade she worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art as Manager of the Reproductions Studio and, as Special Assistant to the Director traveled the world working on blockbuster exhibits including: Tutankhamun, Scythian Treasure, and Treasures of Ireland.
Upon leaving the museum Christine founded Roussel Studios, a sculpture conservation company that offers a full range of technical services to major collections. The studio has restored some of the world’s most celebrated monuments including: Henry Moore’s Reclining Figure at Lincoln Center, Wisconsin’s State Capitol dome figure Forward, AT&T”s iconic sculpture “Golden Boy” , Rockefeller Center’s Atlas and Prometheus, as well as working on the restoration of the Statue of Liberty. She assisted Vice-President Nelson Rockefeller with his extensive art collection, served on two international museum boards, consulted to four American presidents, and one reigning monarch.
Christine is the author of the definitive book The Art of Rockefeller Center and The Guide to the Art of Rockefeller Center. Her photographs can be found in dozens of publications.
Christine Roussel is scheduled to sail on the following voyage(s) (subject to change):