Jean-Pierre Criqui

Jean-Pierre Criqui is an art historian, art critic and curator of contemporary art at the Musée National d’Art Moderne (Centre Pompidou). Since 1994 he has been editor-in-chief of the series Les Cahiers du musée national d’Art moderne. The author of numerous essays on European and American art since 1950, Criqui has also edited French-language anthologies of the writing and conversations of Barnett Newman (éditions Macula, 2011) and Ed Ruscha (JRP/Ringier with La Maison rouge, 2011), as well as the volume of texts On and By Christian Marclay (The MIT Press / Whitechapel Gallery, 2014). His two most recent essays are devoted to Albert Oehlen (Albert Oehlen : Cows by the Water, catalogue of the exhibition at Palazzo Grassi, Venice, 2018) and Monet (Nymphéas. L’abstraction américaine et le dernier Monet, catalogue of the exhibition at musée de l’Orangerie, Paris, 2018).


  • Publication: Van Gogh Pre-Pop, symposium proceedings, 2018
  • Symposium: “Van Gogh Pre-Pop” (17-18.03.2017)