Françoise Docquiert

Art historian, curator and correspondent for the Sculpture section of the Académie des Beaux-Arts| Institut de France

French, English

Art historian (thesis on Image and Politics), academic at Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne until 2020 (Head of the Cultural Project Management and Public Establishments program and of the Master 2 in Exhibition Science and Techniques, where she created the Master 2 in Exhibition Science and Techniques). She now teaches at IESA.

Her research and publications focus on the aesthetics of modern and contemporary art, photography and curating.

She is an independent curator, notably for Michel Journiac, l'action photographique in 2017 at the MEP and, more recently,

L'oiseau bleu- Edi Dubien Romain Bernini, Suzanne Husky - Daegu Art Factory September 2022 in Korea and La vie quotidienne pas si simple Musée d'Art Contemporain Université Naitionale de Séoul October 2022.

Last year, she co-curated Portrait (Damien and Florence Bachelot collection) at the Musée Reattu in Arles as part of Rencontres d'Arles 2023 (over 40,000 visitors). And, in autumn 2023, a solo exhibition by artist Elika Hedayat at the Maison des Arts in Malakoff.

In 2024, she is proud to curate the Eloge du temps exhibition by photographer Raphael Dallaporta for the Var department at Abbaye de la Celle.

Françoise Docquiert has been a correspondent for the Sculpture section of the Académie des Beaux-Arts Institut de France since 2022. Under the direction of Jean Michel Othoniel, she co-directs the Villa Duraine residency, which in 2026 will welcome photographic artists. She is also a jury member for the Villa Velasquez residency in Madrid (image/photography section).

She is also the author of art documentaries for ARTE: Bernard Buffet, le grand dérangeur 2016, César sculpteur décompressé 2017 and in 2022 Oskar Kokoschka, peintre européen .