Olivier Meslay, expert in British, Spanish and American art for the Louvre has been appointed a Senior Curator of European and American Art at the Dallas Museum of Art, and begins work in August. Meslay was curator of the “Louvre Atlanta” project, a three-year collaboration that lured a million visitors to the High Museum of Art with seven exhibitions drawn from the Louvre’s collections. Since 2006, he has served as Chief Curator of Louvre Lens, a satellite-Louvre being developed in northern France. In addition to mamaging the DMA’s collections, Meslay will act as the primary curatorial representative of FRAME (French Regional and American Museum Exchange), a collaborative organization partnering twelve regional American museums with twelve regional French museums.
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