Born in 1952, in Minerviù, Corsica, France
Lives ands works in Paris and in Corsica, France
Ange Leccia was born in 1952 in Minerviu, Corsica, he lives and works in Paris and Corsica. After studying visual arts, he started a double activity as a visual artist and filmmaker, and began his research as a member of the Academie de France in Rome.
His work has been exhibited, among others, at the Museum of Modern Art in the city of Paris, the Georges Pompidou Center (Paris), the Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Kassel Documenta, the Skulptur Projekte in Münster, the Venice Biennale, Seibu Museum, Hiroshima Art Document, etc. Ange Leccia taught at Geidai Tokyo University of the Arts. He was a resident of the Kujoyama Villa in Kyoto. In 2013, the MAC / VAL devoted a monographic exhibition to his work, as well as the Palais de Tokyo in 2014, the HAB Galerie in Nantes during the summer 2016 and the Akureyri Art Museum (Iceland) in 2019. The National Gallery in Reykjavik, Maison Salvan (Labège) and the Centre des Arts in Enghien-les-Bains hosted retrospective exhibitions in 2018.