Sabine Longin Named Director of Paris’s Picasso Museum

Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Sabine Longin Named Director of Paris’s Picasso Museum

The Musée Nationwide Picasso–Paris has named Sabine Longin as its subsequent director normal, starting March 1, 2022.

The Musée Nationwide Picasso–Paris has named Sabine Longin as its subsequent director normal, starting March 1. Longin was appointed by the French Minister of Tradition, Roselyne Bachelot, on the recommendation of Cécile Debray, the museum’s president who was appointed in October.

Longin is at present a counselor for cooperation and cultural motion within the French Embassy in Doha, Qatar, an appointment she started in October. She had beforehand served as a cultural attaché to the French Embassy in Doha from 2013 to 2016, throughout which era she labored to safe an intergovernmental settlement on cooperation throughout the tradition sector between the 2 nations.

Longin departed that position for a place on the Giacometti Basis in Paris; she was promoted to the muse’s deputy director in 2018. She beforehand ran a tradition consulting agency, D&C, for 13 years, and started her profession as a coordinator for the Biennale de Lyon in 1995.

The Musée Nationwide Picasso–Paris was fashioned in 1979 as a part of the finalization of the Pablo Picasso dation, which allowed for the artist’s heirs to donate necessary artworks to the French state in lieu of a financial inheritance tax. Situated within the metropolis’s Marais neighborhood, the museum owns some 5,000 works by the Spanish artist, who died in 1973.

In an announcement, Longin stated, “I’m honored by the boldness proven in me to occupy the place of Director Common of the Musée Nationwide Picasso-Paris, to take part within the implementation of the institution mission of President Cécile Debray, and am very comfortable to affix the museum’s staff.”


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