Director at Musée de l’Elysée, Switzerland
Director of the Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne since 2015, Tatyana Franck has previously led the Claude Picasso Archives based in Geneva and managed important photographic collections, amongst them, the David Douglas Duncan Archives. She is curator of numerous international exhibitions including Jan Groover. Laboratory of Forms; Charlie Chaplin. A Vision; Hybrids – The Body as the Imaginary; The Beauty of Lines. Masterpieces from the Gilman and Gonzales-Falla collection; Nicolas Savary. Conquistador; Unfamiliar Familiarities. Outside Views on Switzerland; The Memory of the Future. Photographic Dialogues between Past, Present and Future; Picasso at Work, Through the Lens of David Douglas Duncan; La Part Animale. Tatyana Franck is also Director of the “Collection – Musée de l’Elysée”. She is involved in the cultural policy of several renowned institutions and holds various honorary positions in Switzerland and abroad.
Under Tatyana Franck’s leadership, the Musée de l’Elysée received the prestigious Spotlight Award 2016 from the Lucie Foundation in New York.
Tatyana Franck holds a Bachelor’s degree in Art History, a Master’s degree in Business Law (2006 and 2007, Sorbonne/Paris I), a Master’s degree in Art Market Law (2008, Lyon III) and an EMBA Global-Asia (2016, Columbia business School / London Business School NYC / Hong Kong University).