Guy Tosatto

  • Guy Tosatto

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    Director of the musée de Grenoble

    Guy Tosatto (born in 1958 in La Tronche, Isère) is the director of the musée de Grenoble, where he has organised over thirty-five exhibitions and steered a policy of enhancement of the modern and contemporary art collections since 2002. After obtaining a Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies at the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, he became, in 1985, the first curator of the musée Départemental d’Art Contemporain de Rochechouart. He organised its first exhibitions (including D. Tremlett, A. Messager and C. Boltanski, or R. Long) and laid the foundations of the collection (Arte Povera, G. Richter, and B. Nauman, among others), as well as a collection devoted to Raoul Hausmann.

    In 1993, he became the director of the Carré d’Art, musée d’Art Contemporain de Nîmes. He held solo exhibitions of the work of S. Polke, J. Muñoz, T. Schütte, J-P. Bertrand, T. Struth, M. Merz, R. Horn, and others, acquiring new works for the collections (G. Richter, S. Polke, G. Penone). From 2001 to 2002, he directed the musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes (H. Federle exhibitions, Dialogue ininterrompu, etc.) From the start of his career, he has also written numerous texts for exhibition catalogues. In 2016, he was the co-curator of the Sigmar Polke exhibition at the Palazzo Grassi in Venice.

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