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Catherine David - biographical data
1954 born in Paris
1972-80 Studies in in Art History and Spanish and Portugese Literature and Linguistics.
1981-90 Curator at the National Museum of Modern Art, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.
1989-91 Professor at the École du Louvre, courses in Contemporary Art
1990-93 »Primitive« History of Cubism, courses in Anthropology and Aesthetics at the Department of Ethnology, University of Paris X - Nanterre.
since 1990 Curator at the National Gallery of the Jeu de Paume, Paris
1994-97 Artistic director of the documenta X in Kassel.
Curated a large number of exhibitions, including:
1985 Jean Pierre Bertrand. National Museum of Modern Art, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.
1986 Reinhard Mucha. National Museum of Modern Art, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.
1987 »L´Epoque, La Mode, La Moral, La Passion«, National Museum of Modern Art, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.

»Lusitania«. Aspects of Portugese Contemporary Art. Center of Culture Albi.

Lothar Baumgarten. Museum for the art of Africas and Oceania, Paris.

1990 »Passages de L´Image«. National Museum of Modern Art, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.

Lazlo Moholy Nagy. IVAM, Valencia; Museum Fridericianum, Kassel; Musée Cantini, Marseille

1991 Stan Douglas, Monodramas and Television Spots. National Gallery of the Jeu de Paume, Paris.

Robert Gober. National Gallery of the Jeu de Paume, Paris.

Marcel Broodthaers. National Gallery of the Jeu de Paume, Paris.

1992 Films from the Periphery: Brazilian Underground Films of the Sixties and Seventies. National Gallery of the Jeu de Paume, Paris.

»Désordres«. National Gallery of the Jeu de Paume, Paris.

Film in Israel. National Gallery of the Jeu de Paume, Paris.

1993 Eva Hesse. National Gallery of the Jeu de Paume, Paris.

Gordon Matta-Clark, Film and Videos. National Gallery of the Jeu de Paume, Paris.

1996 Concept for the Film Festival Here and Elsewhere at the Steirischer Herbst in Graz/Austria.
Author of numerous articles and catalog essays:

On the above mentioned exhibitions, as well as: Wifredo Lam, Helio Oiticica, Tunga, Cildo Meireles, Bruce Naumann, Nanni Moretti, Jeff Wall, Choreh Feydjou
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