Charlotte Vignon

Charlotte Vignon is Curator of Decorative Arts at The Frick Collection. A native of France, Vignon has held three highly regarded fellowships at American museums: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Cleveland Museum of Art, and The Frick Collection, where she was an Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Fellow. In 2011, she completed her Ph.D. dissertation for the Sorbonne, Paris, on the dealings of the Duveen Brothers in European decorative arts and Chinese porcelains between 1880 and 1940. Vignon has organized several exhibitions at The Frick Collection, inclduing Exuberant Grotesques: Renaissance Maiolica from the Fontana Workshop (2009); Turkish Taste at the Court of Marie-Antoinette (2011); Precision and Splendor: Clocks and Watches at The Frick Collection (2014); Coypel's Don Quixote Tapestries: Illustrating a Spanish Novel in Eighteenth-Century France (2015); and From Sèvres to Fifth Avenue: French Porcelain at The Frick Collection (2015-16). She was co-curator with Anne L. Poulet of White Gold: Highlights from the Arnhold Collection of Meissen Porcelain (2011), and with Ian Wardropper of Gold, Jasper, and Carnelian: Johann Christian Neuber at the Saxon Court (2012). In addition to authoring numerous exhibition catalogues, Vignon has contributed to several Frick publications on the permanent collection and is the author of The Frick Collection Decorative Arts Handbook (2015). She also teaches at The Bard Graduate Center, New York.

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