(Born: Paris, December 17, 1911- Died: February 10, 1983) was a French art historian, an art critic who served as president of the International Association of Art Critics
from 1966 to 1969, and a museum curator acting as chief curator of the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
from 1971 to 1978. He was a prolific author who wrote numerous volumes of scholarly books on the subject art history, notably in collaboration with the publisher Albert Skira
and his publishing house Editions D'Art Albert Skira
in the 1950s and 1960s, many of which have been translated into English, Italian, German, and Spanish and published internationally. Jacques Lassaigne's books and museum exhibitions, with accompanying catalogues and essays, constitute a significant contribution to art history and have consistently been reference and cited by innumerable subsequent researchers and historians for decades (including but not limited to:).
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