Martial Guédron

Currently Professor of Art History at the University of Strasbourg, Martial Guédron has directed the series ‘Cultures visuelles’ (Presses universitaires de Strasbourg), since 2018. His research focuses on the body as the basis of figurative representation and as an abiding object of investigation on the part of aesthetics, science, and morality. His publications include: De chair et de marbre. Imiter et exprimer le nu en France (1745-1815) (H. Champion, Paris 2003), L’art de la grimace. Cinq siècles d’excès de visage (Hazan, Paris 2011), Visage. Sens et représentations en Occident (Hazan, Paris 2015) and, with Laurent Baridon, L’art et l’histoire de la caricature (Citadelles & Mazenod, Paris 2021). He has also curated several exhibitions, including, with Thérèse Willer, Rire à pleines dents. Six siècles de satire graphique (Strasbourg, Musée Tomi Ungerer, Centre international de l’illustration, 2021).

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