Historian, art critic and independent curator, Philippe Piguet has been in charge of contemporary art programming at the Chapelle de la Visitation in Thonon-les-Bains (74) since 2008. From 2010 to 2018, he was the director of DRAWING NOW PARIS, the contemporary drawing fair, and in 2020 he was the General Commissioner of Normandy Impressionist. He has been a regular contributor to the review (absolutely art) since 2002, occasionally to art press and www.artinterview.com. He is the author of various books and catalog texts and a few documentary films.
If his field of study covers a period from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day, his special interests focus on the Impressionist period - more particularly on Claude Monet and Blanche Hoschedé-Monet - and on contemporary art. as it has developed since the 1960s.