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Jean-François Chevrier

He is an art historian, art critic and exhibition curator. He lives and works in Paris. He is lecturer in the History of Contemporary Art at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris and a contributor to the magazine Galeries Magazine.

In his essays Chevrier has examined the place of photography - and by extension modern and contemporary art - among the arts and the media.

Among the exhibitions and catalogues which he has curated and co-edited we should mention Matter of Facts (Nantes et al., 1988), Une autre objectivité / Another Objectivity (London, 1988), Photo Kunst (Stuttgart, 1989), Craigie Horsfield (London, 1989), Lieux communs, figures singulières (Paris, 1991) and Walker Evans and Dan Graham (Rotterdam, 1992), Craigie Horsfield. La ciutat de la gent (Barcelona, 1996). He has written essays on Jean-Marc Bustamante, John Coplans, Ken Lum, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Gerhard Richter and Brassaï.

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