Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Quentin Bajac replaces Peter Galassi at MoMA

Quentin Bajac © Yan Morvan

Quentin Bajac, chief curator of photography at the Pompidou Center in Paris, has been appointed next chief curator of photography at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. He will take up the position in January 2013.  He succeeds Peter Galassi, who retired from that job in 2011 after 30-years. Quentin Bajac began his career at the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, where he was a photography curator from 1995 through 2003. He joined the Pompidou Center as a photography curator in 2003 and was promoted to run the department four years later.

Quentin was in Auckland in January of this year with South African Pieter Hugo for the annual AUT St Paul Street Gallery photography workshop.

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