2nd Tuesdays @ Slocum Lecture Series: Mind’s Eye: Masterworks on Paper from David to Cézanne
Olivier Meslay is the Dallas Museum of Art’s Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs and The Barbara Thomas Lemmon Curator of European Art. Meslay manages the Museum’s extensive collections of European and American art, composed of nearly 4,000 works including paintings, sculptures, and works on paper.
Prior to his appointment in Dallas, Meslay served as a noted and longtime curator from the Musée du Louvre. During his 16 year tenure at the Louvre, Meslay held a number of senior positions, including Chief Curator of Louvre Lens from 2006 through 2009, a satellite of the Louvre being developed in northern France. From 1993 through 2006, Meslay served as the Louvre’s curator in charge of British, American, and Spanish paintings.