Being modern : MoMa in Paris

Quentin Bajac (editor), Michelle Elligott (author), Glenn D. Lowry (author)
Published to accompany the first exhibition in Paris of highlights from The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Being Modern tells the stories behind 120 select artworks and design objects acquired by MoMA between the late 19th century and the present, providing a unique insight into the making of one of the greatest collections of modern and contemporary art in the world. Featuring work from all six
Being modern : MoMa in Paris / edited by Quentin Bajac ; with contributions by Quentin Bajac, Michelle Elligott, Glenn D. Lowry and Olivier Michelon
Quentin Bajac
Michelle Elligott Glenn D. Lowry Olivier Michelon
London: Thames & Hudson, 2017
286 p. : ill.
Catalogus naar aanleiding van de tentoonstelling te Parijs (Fondation Louis Vuitton) van 11 oktober 2017 tot 5 maart 2018
9780500239797 (hardback)
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About Quentin Bajac

Quentin Bajac (born 1965) is a French museum curator and art historian specialising in the history of photography. He is the director of the Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume in Paris.

Bajac has held positions at the Musée d'Orsay (1995–2003), Centre Georges Pompidou (2003–2010), Musée National d'Art Moderne and École du Louvre (2010–2013) and Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) (2013–2018).

He has published a number of works on photography, most notably the three-volume series—La photographie—on the history of photography (2000–2010), which belongs to the collection Découvertes Gallimard, as well as Parr by Parr: Discussions with a Promiscuous Photographer (2011), Stephen Shore: Solving Pictures (2017), Being Modern: MoMA in Paris (co-author with Olivier Michelon, 2017).

In 2013 Bajac was made a Chevalier (knight) of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

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