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Jef Bourgeau, 1950 | Post-conceptual painter

Jef Bourgeau regarded as one of the art giants of Detroit, founder of the Museum of New Art in 1996.
Jef Bourgeau is a Detroit painter, curator, photographer and conceptual artist.
He has exhibited extensively in museums and galleries across Europe, Asia and the USA.

His work and concepts have been written about in many publications and art journals, including: Art in America, Flash Art, Art News, Vanity Fair, NY Times and Artforum; and in several books, including: Visual Shock by Michael Kammen (winner of the Pulitzer Prize), Cultural Policy by Toby Miller and George Yudice, and The Artist's Quest for Inspiration by Peggy Hadden.

Bourgeau is founding director of the Museum of New Art (MONA), of Detroit’s artCORE (empty storefronts to galleries) and co-founder of the Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography

Jef Bourgeau è un pittore, curatore, fotografo ed artista concettuale di Detroit.
Ha esposto ampiamente in musei e gallerie in Europa, Asia e Stati Uniti.
Il suo lavoro ed i suoi concetti sono stati scritti in molte pubblicazioni e riviste d'arte, tra cui: Art in America, Flash Art, Art News, Vanity Fair, NY Times ed Artforum; ed in diversi libri, tra cui: Visual Shock di Michael Kammen (vincitore del Premio Pulitzer), Cultural Policy di Toby Miller e George Yudice e The Artist's Quest for Inspiration di Peggy Hadden.

Bourgeau è direttore fondatore del Museum of New Art (MONA) dal in 1996, dell'artCORE di Detroit (vetrine vuote per le gallerie) e co-fondatore del Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography.