Anne Catherine Abecassis has a PhD in Art History from the Sorbonne. She specializes in French painting of the 19th and 20th centuries, while remaining attached to Danish culture by her origins.
She collaborates with specialized magazines on Nordic art, and translates the writings of modern Danish artists, such as Per Kirkeby and Asger Jorn, most particularly for the publications of the Pompidou Centre and of the École Nationale des Beaux-Arts in Paris.
She has taught art history at the Sorbonne in Paris, at the University of Rouen and the University of Paris III-Censier. Since 2005 she has taught art history for a number of American university programs in Paris, notably for the University of Southern California(USC), Wells College and the Institut d’Études Européennes (IES).
Her latest publications includes translations from Danish: Per Kirkeby, Bravura, Beaux-arts de Paris éd., coll. écrits d’artistes, Paris, 2017. Dorthe Aagesen et Mikkel Boch, « Sonja Ferlov Mancoba : la figure, les voix et l’espace », catalogue d’exposition du centre Pompidou, juin 2019.