Chris Boïcos received his Mphil from the Courtauld Institute of Art at the University of London in 1982 and studied for two years in the doctoral program of the University of Paris I, Sorbonne.
He has taught art history for American university programs in Paris since 1989 notably for the USC, UC, the University of Delaware and the Center for University Programs Abroad (CUPA) a center for American students from Ivy League schools.
He is the principal lecturer for Paris Art Studies (founded 2007) which organizes museum visits and slide lectures for the English-speaking public in Paris.
Chris Boïcos has been involved in the contemporary art world, first as art critic in the 1980’s and then as curator of numerous gallery and institutional exhibitions in Paris and abroad, notably in Chicago IL*.
He was founder and partner of Galerie Beckel Odille Boïcos (1999-2013) in Paris and founder and director since 2013 of Chris Boïcos Fine Arts an art gallery in Paris