Guillaume Désanges is a curator and art critic. In January 2022 he was named president of the Palais de Tokyo. He has worked at the Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers, founded the independent production structure Work Method, and was guest curator at the art centre Le Plateau – Frac Île-de-France. He has organised numerous exhibitions in major French and international institutions such as the Centre Pompidou-Metz, the Generali Foundation in Vienna and the Pérez Art Museum in Miami. He was also responsible for the artistic programme of La Verrière – Fondation d’entreprise Hermès in Brussels from 2013 to 2022 before taking over the artistic direction of the Salon de Montrouge in 2022. He has taught at the Beaux-Arts de Paris-Cergy and Lyon, as well as at the Université de Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.