LAURENT LE BON
Heritage conservator and Director of the Musée Picasso in Paris
A heritage conservator who obtained degrees from l’Institut d’études politiques de Paris and l’Ecole du Louvre, Laurent Le Bon was in charge of public procurement for the Visual Arts Delegation of the Ministry of Culture and Communication. Between 2000 and 2010, he was a curator at the Musée national d’art moderne, Centre Pompidou. He has curated a number of exhibitions including “Dada” at the Centre Pompidou and “Jeff Koons Versailles” at the Château de Versailles. From 2008 to 2014 he was the Director of the Centre Pompidou-Metz, inaugurated in May 2010 with the exhibition “Chefs-d’oeuvre?”, which he curated. In 2012, he was a co-curator of the exhibition “1917” at the Centre Pompidou-Metz and the Artistic Director of the ‘Nuit Blanche’ in Paris. Since June 2014, he is the new Director of the Musée Picasso, Paris. Additionally, he teaches at L’Ecole du Louvre.