Director of the Ecole nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris

Jean de Loisy is the Director of the Ecole nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He was President of the Palais de Tokyo from 2011 to 2018, and has occupied different functions in various cultural institutions such as the Centre Pompidou in Paris or the Cartier Foundation, amongst others. In the frame of his curatorial activities, Jean de Loisy has participated in number of international events like the Venice Biennial in 1993 and 2011 as well as organizing the Gwangju Biennial in 1995 or historical exhibitions of which ‘Hors Limites – l’art et la vie’ (1995) and ‘Traces du sacré’ at the Centre Pompidou (2008) or ‘La Beauté’ in Avignon (2000), ‘Monumenta/Anish Kapoor’ at the Grand Palais (2011), ’Les Maîtres du Désordre’ (2012) at the Musée du Quai Branly, ‘Formes simples’ at the Centre Pompidou-Metz (2014), ‘A Brief History of the Future’ at Musée du Louvre (2015) and ‘Monumenta/Huang Yong Ping’ at the Grand Palais (2016).

Jean de Loisy, 2017. Crédit photo : Renaud Monfourny