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Biography of the President of the Centre Pompidou

Laurent Le Bon first worked as a General Curator for Heritage in charge of public commissions within the Plastic Arts Delegation of the Ministry for Culture and Communication until 2000, when he became a curator at the Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, until 2010. 


He curated some fifty exhibitions and wrote the associated publications, including "Dada" at the Centre Pompidou (2005-2006), "Jeff Koons Versailles" at the Palace of Versailles (2008), "Gardens" at the Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais (2017), "Dioramas" at the Palais de Tokyo (2017) and "Picasso. Blue and Pink" at the Musée d’Orsay (2018-2019). 


From 2008 to 2014 he was the Director of the Centre Pompidou-Metz, where he curated the exhibitions "Masterpieces?" and "1917". 

From June 2014 to July 2021, he was President of the Musée National Picasso-Paris


On 19 July 2021, he succeeded Serge Lasvignes as President of the Centre Pompidou.