Éric TRONCY was born in 1965 in Nevers.
He studied Art History at the Ecole du Louvre and at the Sorbonne, as well as Art Market Sociology with Raymonde Moulin at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris.
As an art critic, he founded the magazines Documents sur l’art (1992-2000) and Frog (since 2005), and he often contributes to Purple magazine and System. Since 1999, he has also been working for Babeth Djian’s magazine NUMERO.
As a curator, he has notably organized the exhibitions No Man’s Time (Villa Arson, 1990), Weather Everything (Leipzig Museum, 1998); Coollustre (Collection lambert, 2003); The Shell (Almine Rech Gallery Paris, 2015). He curated the thirteenth prize of the Fondation d’entreprise Ricard in 2011.
He directed the APAC Art Center from 1989 to 1991, and the Consortium Museum since 1996, a time during which he organized over a hundred monographic exhibitions: Ugo Rondinone, (1997 & 2004) ; Felix Gonzalez-Torres (2002) ; Juergen Teller (2010) ; Joe Bradley (2014) ; Alex Israel (2013) ; Brian Calvin (2015), Emily Mae Smith (2018),…