Skip to content

A Woman Who Is a Rare Find Among Museum Leaders

Category: Leadership

Laurens des Cars, the recently appointed female director of Musee d’Orsay, reflects on her career trajectory and the challenges and opportunities for women leaders in the male-dominated world of French museums.

One particularly audacious show at the Musée d'Orsay was "Sade: Attacking the Sun." It focused on how the writings of the Marquis de Sade (who inspired the term "sadism") spurred a revolution in art. Containing works of a violent nature, it featured artists including Goya, Ingres, Rodin and Picasso.

Continue Reading at Nytimes

AAM Member-Only Content

AAM Members get exclusive access to premium digital content including:

  • Featured articles from Museum Magazine
  • Access to more than 1,500 resource listings from the Resource Center
  • Tools, reports, and templates for equipping your work in museums
Log In

We're Sorry

Your current membership level does not allow you to access this content.

Upgrade Your Membership


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *