Ange Leccia, born in 1952 in Minerviu, Corsica, lives and works in Paris and Corsica. After studying visual arts, he became dually involved as a visual artist and filmmaker, and initiated his research as a resident at the French Academy in Rome.
His work has been shown at the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, the Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris), the Guggenheim Museum in New York, Documenta in Kassel, Skulptur Projekte in Münster, the Venice Biennale, the Seibu Museum, Hiroshima Art Document, among others.
Ange Leccia has taught at Geidai Tokyo University of the Arts.
He was a resident at Villa Kujoyama in Kyoto.
In 2013, he had a solo exhibition at the MAC/VAL, as well as the Palais de Tokyo in 2014, and the HAB in Nantes during the summer of 2016.
In 2017, he had a retrospective exhibition at the National Gallery in Reykjavik.
In 2018, he participated in Printemps de Septembre in Toulouse.
In 2019, he had a solo exhibition at the Abbaye de Jumièges and the Akureyri Art Museum in Iceland.
In 2022, he will exhibit his work at the Artizon Museum in Tokyo, the Musée de l'Orangerie in Paris, the Musée des Impressionnismes in Giverny, and the Louvre Abu Dhabi.
Ange Leccia has directed numerous films and fashion shows for big names in the fashion world such as Vuitton and Hermès.
He recently co-directed the feature film Christophe Définitivement with the artist Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster. It will be released in 2022.