Clotilde Scordia, France
Clotilde Scordia is a Paris-based art historian, art critic and curator, graduated in Art history from Paris-Sorbonne. She mainly works about Turkish art and non-European avant-garde (especially from MENA area). She is the author of Istanbul-Montparnasse. Les Peintres Turcs de l’École de Paris (Paris, Déclinaison, 2021) and her monograph about Turkish artist Nejad Devrim, former resident at Cité Falguière in the 1950s, is about to be published by the end of 2022. She used to work on André Lhote catalogue raisonné and is currently working on those of Nejad Devrim and Albert Bitran.
She took part of symposium about modern art and École de Paris : “Lost, Loose and Loved : Foreign Artists in Paris 1944-1968” with Terra Foundation in 2016 ; “Circulations et transfertsartistiques en Europe” Paris-Sorbonne, LabEx EHNE in 2016 ; “Revisiting the Roaring Twenties : Art, Culture and the École de Paris” with L’AiR Arts in 2020 ; “Entre Orient, Occident et Islam. Art, Archéologie et Images”, EHESS, 2020 ; “Groupe de recherche sur les Arts visuels du Maghreb et du Moyen-Orient, 19e-21e siècle », ARVIMM, EHESS, 2021.
As curator, she organized exhibitions about Robert Doisneau, Albert Bitran and emerging artists. She is a contributor for several media such as H A P P E N I N G ! or academic issues, Sculptures. Études sur la sculpture (XIXe-XXIe siècles),(Presses Universitaires de Rouen et du Havre).