Charlotte Gould is a former student of the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan and agrégée in English. Her doctoral thesis was defended at the Sorbonne Nouvelle in 2003 under the following title: “Les Young British Artists, L’Ecole du scandale” and she is now assistant professor in British culture and art at Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris 3, where she is a member of the research group 19-21. The focus of her research is contemporary British art, as well as public art commissioning since the nineteen-eighties. Recent publications include “Artangel Commissions, A New Approach to Site”, in The International Journal of the Arts in Society, published in 2017 by Common Ground, and the book chapter “Jeremy Deller’s The Battle of Orgreave, rejouer 1984 » in Ici notre défaite a commencé. La grève des mineurs britanniques (1984-1985) published by Syllepse in 2016. In 2012, she co-directed the Ashgate volume Marketing Art in Britain: A Cultural History, 1700 to Today with Sophie Mesplède, which was reissued by Routledge as a paperback in 2017. She is a member of the Société des Anglicistes de l’Enseignement Supérieur (SAES), of the Association of Art Historians (AAH), and of The Arts in Society Research Network.
Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Contemporary British art, art policy