Swiss Art Talks: Tatyana Franck on the 21st Century Museum
Thursday 1 December, 19:00 to 20:30
In this talk, Tatyana Franck (Director of the Musée de l’Elysée) will discuss the challenges and opportunities facing museums today, including the globalization of their collections and programs, the development of new technologies as artistic tools, and the shifting terrain of public and private arts infrastructure.
Tatyana Franck is the Director of the Musée de l’Elysée and the editor-in-chief of the magazine ELSE, published by the Musée de l’Elysée. Between 2007 and 2015, she was the Director of the Claude Picasso Archives in Geneva, which houses Pablo Picasso’s works as well as major photographic collections, including the David Douglas Duncan collection. A specialist in modern and contemporary art, Franck dedicates much of her professional and private life to photography. She has curated several international exhibitions, including The Memory of the Future. Photographic Dialogues between Past, Present and Future (2016, Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne); Les Caran d’Ache de Picasso (2015, Interlaken); Picasso: Creatures and Creativity (2015, Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, Las Vegas); La Part Animale (2014, Galerie Sophie Scheidecker, Paris); Yu Xing, Le Cours d’un fleuve (2013, Galerie Paul Frèches, Paris); Prune Nourry, Terracotta Daughters, Holy Daughters, Holy River (2011, traveling exhibitions); Picasso at Work, Through the Lens of David Douglas Duncan (2011, Museo Picasso, Malaga – Kunstmuseum Picasso, Münster – La Piscine, Roubaix – Geneva’sMuseum of Art and History – Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City).