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    Damien Delille

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    Damien Delille is a Ph.D. candidate in Art History at the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, with the dissertation entitled Troubled Masculinities, Symbolist Androgyny and Sexuality at the Turn of the Century (1880-1914). He holds a BA in Art History and Fine Arts from the University of Provence, Aix-en-Provence, an MA in Art History from the same University in exchange with Sonoma State University, California, and an MA in Curatorial studies from the Université Paris IV Panthéon-Sorbonne. He worked for the artistic program of Fondation de France and for different television programs on French channels Paris Première and Canal+.

    As a critic on contemporary art and art history, Damien has published for magazines, journals and catalogues. As an assistant researcher, he co-organised the program “History of fashion and clothing” at the Institut national d’histoire de l’art (INHA) from 2010 to 2013. He is currently co-directing one of the first French readers on Fashion and Clothing History, whose chronology runs from the medieval period to the 21st century (INHA edition), and curating the exhibition “Christian Lacroix costume designer” at INHA’s Gallery (forthcoming, April 2014). He is specialized in the study of art, fashion, and gender at the turn of the 20th century, with an additional interest in contemporary art and fashion.