Dominique de Font-Réaulx

Dominique de Font-Réaulx is general curator at the Louvre Museum, director of Mediation and Cultural Programming. She was director of the Eugène Delacroix museum from 2013 to the end of 2018. Since January 2018, she has been editor-in-chief of the Revue Histoire de l’art. She chairs the Point du Jour, an art center of national interest, in Cherbourg.

She was in charge of mission with Henri Loyrette, for the scientific coordination of the Louvre Abou Dabi project. Previously, she was curator at the Orsay Museum, in charge of the collection of photographs; she began her career as curator of the collection of casts at the Musée des Monuments Français, its restoration and its redeployment.

She has curated numerous exhibitions, notably L’Invention du sentiment (2002, Musée de la Musique), Le daguerreotype français, un objet photographique (2003, Musée d’Orsay, The Metropolitan Museum of Art), Gustave Courbet ( 1819-1877) (2007/2008, National Galleries of the Grand Palais, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Musée Fabre); Jean-Léon Gérôme (2010, Orsay Museum, The Getty Museum, Thyssen Foundation in Madrid); A Brief History of the Future (2015, Louvre); Romantic Shakespeare (2017/2018, Saint-Omer and in Namur), Amour (2018, Louvre Lens), Courbet e la Natura (2018, Ferrare). She has published in particular Painting and Photography, the stakes of a meeting, at Flammarion, in 2012, republished in 2020. In 2018, she edited the manuscripts of Eugène Delacroix at Flammarion. In 2018, she published with Cohen & Cohen, Delacroix, Liberty of Being Self, which received the Montherlant Prize from the Académie des beaux-arts. She teaches at the Institute of Political Sciences of Paris, in Master 2 Public Affairs, where she is scientific advisor for the Culture sector.