Laure de MARGERIE, in front of Night by Aristide Maillol, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas (ph. Kevin Todora)
When it started, the French Sculpture Census benefited from advice given by following specialists (in their then positions):
on the American side:
- Valerie FLETCHER, Senior Curator, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
- June HARGROVE, Professor of 19th c. Art History, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
- Mary LEVKOFF, Senior Curator, Sculpture Department, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
- Anne POULET, Director, Frick Collection, New York
on the French side:
- Geneviève BRESC-BAUTIER, Director of the Sculpture Department, Musée du Louvre, Paris
- Brigitte LÉAL, Director of collections, National Museum of Modern Art, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
- Antoinette LE NORMAND-ROMAIN, General Director of the Institut national d’histoire de l’art, Paris
- Anne PINGEOT, Emeritus Sculpture Curator, Musée d’Orsay, Paris
Gina GRANGER, Grosse Pointe, Michigan
Two months each average.
Several interns have benefited from financial support given by the Student Exchange Program at French Heritage Society (FHS), Paris, thanks to the partnership between the Ecole du Louvre and FHS. They appear as "FHS" in the following list. May French Heritage Society be thanked again for this support.
- Laureen BARDOU (FHS), in Washington: The French sculpture collections at the National Gallery, Washington, D.C.
- Alexa CATALAN, in Dallas: Data preparation for on line posting of the French Sculpture Census
- Anne-Laure GARREC, in Dallas: A late example of French Art déco in Dallas: Pierre Bourdelle, Raoul Josset, Joseph Martin at Fair Park
- Margaux PEREZ, in Chicago: The French exhibits at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, their reception and their fate
- Nelly TARAVEL (FHS), in Boston: The French sculpture collections at the museums of Boston and its vicinity
- Ana BELTRAN (FHS), in New York: The French exhibits at the 1853 Exhibition of the Industry of all Nations in New York, their reception and their fate. The 1855 visit of the French sculptor Antoine Etex to New York and his legal action
- Charlotte QUIBLIER, in Dallas: Insertion of images in a database, technical and legal aspects
- Charlotte QUIBLIER, in New York: Vocabulary and innovations: how to describe 20th century abstract sculptures
- Anaïs QUINSAT (FHS), in Philadelphia: Rodin's fortunes in the US: the example of the Rodin Museum in Philadelphia
- Marie-Claire RODRIGUEZ, in Pittsburgh: The French exhibits at the Carnegie International Expositions in Pittsburgh, their reception and their fate
- Katell SINOU (FHS), in San Francisco: The French exhibits at the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco, their reception and their fate
- Clémentine DELPLANCQ (FHS), in New York: Survey of French sculpture in New York City, in museums not yet catalogued, in cultural institutions, in outdoor space, and on architecture
- Camille JOLIN (FHS), in Philadelphia: The French exhibits at the Centennial International Exposition in Philadelphia in 1876, their reception and their fate
- Pauline PARENT, in New York: Between Paris and New York, the life and work of the sculptor Joseph-Charles de Blezer
- Clémentine PERRIER, in Los Angeles: Completion of the existing files and creation of the 438 medal files at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art
- Coralie MOUTON (FHS), in Dallas: The French Sculpture Collection at the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University and at the Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. French sculpture on SOS! (Save Outdoor Sculpture!) website.
- Clémence FAURE, in Minneapolis: French Sculpture at The Minneapolis Institute of Art, Milwaukee Art Museum, and Chazen Museum of Art, Madison
- Virginie GUFFROY (FHS), in Dallas: French sculpture in: Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY; Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR; Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH; Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery, Nashville, TN; American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, PA; Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR; Kempert Art Museum, St. Louis, MO; Corcoran Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; works by sculptor Léonard Crunelle; works by sculptor Houdon on SOS! website
- Lara CAVALLO (FHS), in Williamstown: French Sculpture in the following public collections: Historic Deerfield, Deerfield, MA; Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Amherst, MA; Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA; Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA; medals (more than 900!) at the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT.
- Marie PASSERA, in Williamstown: French Sculpture in the following museums: Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, MD; Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA; Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, VT; medals at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA; Barlett's La Fayettes; Degas' bronzes; public sculpture in Washington, D.C.
- Justine GAIN, in Williamstown: French sculpture in the following public collections: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA; Appleton Museum of Art, Ocala, FL; Dahesh Museum of Art, New York, NY; Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL; medals at the Frick Collection, New York, NY. Zinc sculptures in the US cast from French models.
- Marie-Liesse BLANCHET, in Williamstown: French sculpture in the following public collections: National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson Hole, WY; Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL; Newark Museum, Newark, NJ; Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia, PA; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA; Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH; medals at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY; medals at the Frick Collection, New York, NY. And works by sculptor Jean- Baptiste Binon.
- Olivia LAIR (FHS), in Williamstown: French sculpture in the following public collections: Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia, PA; Dahesh Museum of Art, New York, NY; Michele and Donald D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA; medals at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY. Images for works at the Musée des Beaux- Arts Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada.
- Charline FOURNIER-PETIT, Chicago: Database entries (volunteer, April 2014-June 2015),
- Gabriel MESLAY, Sciences Politiques, Reims: Database entries, web launch preparation (intern, June 2014),
- Claire VUITTON, Montreal: French sculptures in religious congregations in Quebec (volunteer, since fall 2016),
- Emily MADRIGAL, New York: Critical reception of French sculpture in the US during the first half of the 20th century (volunteer, Fall 2020).
May this great team be warmly thanked for its support and its contribution to the French Sculpture Census!