Elisabeth Lebovici is one of the most significant voices on the French art scene today. As an art historian, curator, and critic, she has had a decisive influence on the contemporary discussion about art. The Swedish Art Critics Association (Svenska Konstkritikersamfundet) has invited Elisabeth Lebovici to give a lecture in Stockholm, which is entitled Art Criticism from a French Perspective
Location: IASPIS, Project Studio (Projektateljén), Maria Skolgata 83, Stockholm. Underground/Subway stop: Mariatorget
Date: Thursday, the 27th of March, 6:00 p.m.
The talk is organized by the Swedish Art Critics Association together with IASPIS, the French embassy, and the Department of Art History at Södertörn University College.
Elisabeth Lebovici, art historian and critic, has for a long time been a cultural journalist at the daily newspaper Libération (1990-2005). Previously, she was the editor of Beaux-Arts Magazine and A. Les aventures de l’art.
She has written extensively for the art press, for catalogues, and artists books; among her last contributions: ”Manifeste post-feministe” (FRAC Lorraine, 2008), ”Temporalités Féministes” (Multitudes, 2008), Louise Bourgeois (Tate Modern and Centre Pompidou, 2007-8), Zoe Leonard (2007 and 1998), ”Passage du temps” (2007), ”Gender Battle” (2007) and ”Global Feminisms” (2007).
She recently published the results of 8 years of research: a book co-written with Catherine Gonnard, entitled Femmes artistes/Artistes femmes, Paris de 1880 à nos jours (Hazan, 2007).
Together with Patricia Falguières, Hans Ulrich Obrist, and Natasa Petresin Bachelez, she holds a weekly seminar at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris.
She is currently working on ”L’Argent”, an exhibition with Caroline Bourgeois at Le Plateau/FRAC Ile de France, opening on June 15th.