François Quintin

François Quintin studied art history at the École du Louvre and at the university, as well as curatorial training at the Guggenheim Museum in New York.
In 1994, he became one of the curators of the Fondation Cartier, a position he held until 2000. The following year, he was appointed director of the FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, which he left in 2007 to take over as director of the Xippas Gallery. In 2011, he launched the Lafayette Anticipations project, Fondation d'entreprise Galeries Lafayette with Guillaume Houzé, director of image for the Galeries Lafayette group. After several years at the head of the prefiguration and conceptualization of the Foundation's project, largely based on production assistance, he is the artistic director of the venue which opens its doors in 2016. In 2019, he joins the Direction générale de la création artistique (DGCA) at the Ministry of Culture.