READ Famous Art Critics from France

1.4k views 15 items Embed

List of notable or famous art critics from France, with bios and photos, including the top art critics born in France and even some popular art critics who immigrated to France. If you're trying to find out the names of famous French art critics then this list is the perfect resource for you. These art critics are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known art critic from France is included when available.

Examples include Charles Baudelaire and Guillaume Apollinaire.

This historic art critics from France list can help answer the questions "Who are some French art critics of note?" and "Who are the most famous art critics from France?" These prominent art critics of France may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected French art critics.

Use this list of renowned French art critics to discover some new art critics that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. {#nodes}
Albert Aurier is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Art Critics from France
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

G. Albert Aurier was a poet, art critic and painter, devoted to Symbolism. ...more

Age: Died at 27 (1865-1892)

Birthplace: Châteauroux, France

Profession: Art critic

see more on Albert Aurier

André Salmon was a French poet, art critic and writer. He was one of the defenders of cubism, with Guillaume Apollinaire and Maurice Raynal. ...more

Age: Died at 88 (1881-1969)

Birthplace: Paris, France

Profession: Art critic

see more on André Salmon
Camille Mauclair is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Art Critics from France
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Camille Mauclair

Séverin Faust, better known by his pseudonym Camille Mauclair, was a French poet, novelist, biographer, travel writer, and art critic. Mauclair was a great admirer of Stéphane Mallarmé, to whom several works were devoted, as well as Maurice Maeterlinck. He was initially a poet and novelist. His ...more

Age: Died at 73 (1872-1945)

Birthplace: France

Profession: Art critic

Champfleury is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Art Critics from France
Photo: Freebase/Public domain

Jules François Felix Fleury-Husson, who wrote under the name Champfleury, was a French art critic and novelist, a prominent supporter of the Realist movement in painting and fiction. In 1843 Fleury-Husson moved to Paris. He met Charles Baudelaire and the next year started writing art criticism under ...more

Age: Died at 69 (1820-1889)

Birthplace: Laon, France

Profession: Novelist, Art critic

see more on Champfleury