Chris Dercon is the new Director of the Museum, the Grand Palais in Paris


The 60-year-old curator will forward the most visited Museum in the French capital, Paris. The reports of the French and Belgian media. As head of the Berlin Volksbühne Dercon was failed after a short period of time.

Chris Dercon is the man who brought 2018 for powerful headlines in the culture sections. And also the latest news from France is likely to provide a Surprise.

The Belgians will meet in the Museum of the Grand Palais. The prestigious exhibition Palace located in the heart of Paris, between the Louvre and the splendid Boulevard of the Champs-Élysées.

The Grand Palais is one of 2 million visitors per year, one of the most visited museums in Paris. The French Minister of culture, Franck Riester should have called Dercon, according to the report, the French daily newspaper Libération – the new Director.

After the termination of the predecessor, Sylvie Hubac, was vacant, the Direktorenamt. The art historian and international curator Chris Dercon. his new Post on 1 January 2019 to compete.

The Museum Grand Palais is a public magnet

The Grand Palais in Paris was built in 1900 and has over 70,000 square feet of space, of which 13,500 square metres of exhibition space. From 2020, the Museum will be renovated and is expected to be closed during construction until 2024.

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Before he was appointed artistic Director of the volksbühne in Berlin, he led from 2011 to 2015, the contemporary art Museum Tate Modern in London. His duties in Berlin at the volksbühne ended on 12. April 2018 with its termination. A culture of political Bang.

Only a short time, Chris Dercon, has headed the largest of the Berlin Schauspielhaus and had failed to the requirements, and the against the wind of the Berlin cultural scene.

The theatre performances were poorly utilized, in the big stage, the seats were occupied less than 50 per cent. Many of the ideas had less than 200 spectators. After seven months, in which Dercons term of office by a massive protest of the theater scene was accompanied, he announced.

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Exhibition of the Russian artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov at the Grand Palais (2014)