Charlotte Vignon

Photograph of Charlotte Vignon

Charlotte Vignon is Curator of Decorative Arts, as well as a Visiting Associate Professor at the Bard Graduate Center, New York. Vignon has organized many exhibitions at the Frick and written, or contributed to, their accompanying publications. Among these are Elective Affinities: Edmund de Waal at The Frick Collection (2019); Masterpieces of French Faience: Selections from the Sidney R. Knafel Collection (2018); Fired by Passion: Du Paquier Porcelain from the Sullivan Collection (2017); Pierre Gouthière: Virtuoso Gilder at the French Court (2016); Porcelain, No Simple Matter: Arlene Shechet and the Arnhold Collection (2016); From Sèvres to Fifth Avenue: French Porcelain at The Frick Collection (2015); Coypel’s Don Quixote Tapestries: Illustrating a Spanish Novel in Eighteenth-Century France (2015); Precision and Splendor: Clocks and Watches at The Frick Collection (2014); Turkish Taste at the Court of Marie-Antoinette (2011); and Exuberant Grotesques: Renaissance Maiolica from the Fontana Workshop (2009). She was also co-curator, with Ian Wardropper, of Gold, Jasper, and Carnelian: Johann Christian Neuber at the Saxon Court (2012) and, with Anne L. Poulet, of White Gold: Highlights from the Arnhold Collection of Meissen Porcelain (2011). She is the author of Duveen Brothers and the Market for Decorative Arts 1880–1940 (2019) and The Frick Collection: Decorative Arts Handbook (2015) and co-author, with Edmund de Waal, of Gouthiere’s Candelabras, the third volume in the Frick Diptych series. Vignon has held fellowships at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Cleveland Museum of Art, and The Frick Collection, where she was an Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Fellow. She received her Ph.D. from the Sorbonne.