Wednesday, September 22 at 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
As its subject suggests, the exposition « Jardins » at the Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais is an exhibit that can only be described as incredible. The garden is living, almost without motion, by definition. In this lecture, we'll return to this unprecedented experience, attempting to retrace the history of the garden in the context of a museum.
This program will be offered online via Zoom. Once registered, you will receive details for attending.
Laurent Le Bon is a French Conservateur général du patrimoine. After being in charge of public art commissions for the Ministry of Culture he was Curator at the Musée national d’Art Moderne from 2000 to 2010. He curated around fifty exhibitions including: “Dada” at the Centre Pompidou in 2005, “Jeff Koons Versailles” at the Château de Versailles in 2008, “Jardins” at the Grand Palais’s Galeries nationales and “Dioramas” at the Palais de Tokyo both in 2017, “Picasso. Blue and rose” at the Musée d’Orsay in 2018. From 2010 to 2014, he was Director of the Centre Pompidou-Metz where he organized “Chefs-d’œuvre ?” and “1917”. In June 2014, he became President of the Musée national Picasso-Paris. As of June 2021, Le Bon returned to the Centre Pompidou where he was named President.