Emma Lavigne


Emma Lavigne is the Director of the Pinault Collection. She is an art historian and curator.

Emma Lavigne graduated in art history and architecture from the Sorbonne and the École du Louvre. She became curator at the Cité de la Musique in Paris in 2000, where she established multidisciplinary programs, and in 2008 joined the Centre Pompidou as curator for contemporary art, where she continues to specialize in the links between visual arts, music, dance and performance. In 2015, she was appointed director of the Centre Pompidou-Metz, and in the same year, she curated the French pavilion at the 2015 Venice Biennale with artist Céleste Boursier-Mougenot and her exhibition “Rêvolutions”. As President of the Palais de Tokyo, she is committed to an ambitious and rigorous artistic program, notably with “Natures mortes” by the artist Anne Imhof, for which she is co-curator. In November 2021, she took over the general management of the Pinault Collection.