Sophie Makariou

Sophie Makariou has recently been named Director of the Guimet Museum of Asian Art in Paris. In her new role, Makariou, who has served as Curator of Islamic Arts at the Louvre and was Director of its Oriental Department, will be expected to focus on the management of the museum’s collections and acquisitions. She will also attempt to increase the institution’s international visibility with the accent on the relationship between France and Asia. At present the Indian collection, despite boasting a few remarkable early pieces, is rather limited. In this exclusive interview, Sophie Makariou talks about her plans for the Museum’s future.

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