About Laurence Dreyfus
Laurence Dreyfus is a freelance curator and art advisor. She created her company LDAC in 2000, which advises cultural institutions and companies and take care of prestigious private collections in their approach of contemporary art. She travels around the globe all year round, looking for new creative talents and chefs d’œuvres of the modern art.
She has curated several exhibitions in France and abroad, in venues as prestigious as the Contemporary Art Museum in Lyon for the Lyon Biennale in 2001 and the Palais de Tokyo with Tokyo Games in 2002. In 2004, she presents Central Station, an exhibition that gathers the collection of H. Falckenberg, for la Maison Rouge, Paris. The city of Geneva commissioned her the exhibition Version Animée on new media and she collaborated with Caixa Bank in Barcelona for Histoires Animées, an exhibition on animation and politics. In 2007, Parasol Unit in London commissioned her the exhibition Momentary Momentum.
Between 2009 and 2010, she got involved in a project of touring classical concert mixed with contemporary photography on request of the Lincoln Center in New York. The project, Pictures Reframed, was shown in 24 prestigious venues worldwide. In 2015 she is the invited curator at Espace Muraille in Geneva where she organized Monique Frydman’s exhibition U-topie of colour, Matter and sensation: Olafur Eliasson and Anish Kapoor, Tomas Saraceno’s exhibition Aerocene and Shirazeh Houshiary’s The Grains Whirl and the Ripples Shift. In January 2017, will be pleased to present Edmund de Waal’s solo show Lettres de Londres.
Every year, since 2006, Laurence Dreyfus has been invited to participate in the VIP Program of the Fiac during which presents her handpicked shortlist of major works resulting from her constant quest for new talents of the contemporary art. This year Laurence Dreyfus presented the 11th edition of Chambres à Part, Small is Beautiful in one of the presidential suites of the prestigious hotel La Réserve Paris located on Avenue Gabriel
Besides her activity as a curator, Laurence Dreyfus advises private international collectors in their acquisitions of contemporary art. She has also been officially appointed as an expert by theEuropean Chamber of Expert-Advisors (CECOA) in Fine Art in September 2010.