Marie-Laure Bernadac, born in 1950, is an honorary general curator, currently responsible for the contemporary art at the Louvre museum.

She has worked as a curator for the National Museum of modern Art, she has worked at the Picasso Museum (1989-1992), she was the head of the graphic art office for the Pompidou center and she directed the CAPC – Bordeaux Contemporary Art Museum. She wrote and co-wrote several books, particularly on Picasso (Picasso à l´écran, 1992; Propos sur l’art, 1998; Picasso: Le sage et le fou, 2007) and Louise Bourgeois (Louise Bourgeois, 2006). She was the curator or co-curator of several exhibits, particularly Le dernier Picasso: 1953-1973 (1988), Louise Bourgeois, pensées-plumes (1995), Féminin-Masculin, Le sexe de l’art (1995, with Bernard Marcadé), Picasso et les maîtres (2008, with Anne Baldassari) and Leiris & Co. Picasso, Masson, Miró, Giacometti, Lam, Bacon... (2015, with Agnès de la Beaumelle and Denis Hollier, at the Pompidou-Metz Center).

In the current edition of the festival LEFFEST, Bernadac will curate the symposium entitled Can art still be subversive today?, involving many international artists, directors, philosophers, musicians and actors.


November 24th, 3PM
November 25th, 11AM
Centro Cultural Olga Cadaval