Biografie von Jean-Michel FOLON (1934-2005)

Personal data


Birth : 03/01/1934 - Uccle, Belgium
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : Belgium

Professional data


Work and Life

2000:Creation of the Folon Foundation, Belgium
1988:Creation of the sigle Anniversary of French Revolution
1986:First sculptures in wood
1985:Retrospective in Tokyo, Osaka and Kamakura, Japan
1970:Travels to Japan
1960:Presents his first drawings to various magazines, USA
1955:Moves to France and begins to draw


Other professions

Illustrator

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Mural painting - Stained glass
Print-Multiple : Engraving - Etching, aquatint
Sculpture-Volume : Object - Plaster
Drawing-Watercolor : Watercolour

Subject

space/environment
human being
nature
opposition/conformity
urbanism

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2000

Galerie Guy Pieters – Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France
2000

1996

Rétrospective
Musée Olympique – Lausanne VD, Switzerland
1996

1994

Marisa Del Re Gallery – New York NY, United States
1994

1990

The Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York NY, United States
1990

Museo Marino Marini – Florence FI, Italy
1990

1987

MNBA Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes – Buenos Aires, Argentina
1987

Musée botanique – Brussels, Belgium
1987

1984

Musée Picasso – Antibes, France
1984

1982

Musée de la Poste – Paris, France
1982

Musée Ingres – Montauban, France
1982

1977

ICA Institute of Contemporary Arts – London, United Kingdom
1977

1976

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen – Rotterdam, Netherlands
1976

1974

Galleria Gio Marconi – Milan MI, Italy
1974

1972

The Arts Club of Chicago – Chicago IL, United States
1972

1971

Musée des Arts Décoratifs – Paris, France
1971

Palais des Beaux-Arts – Brussels, Belgium
1971

1970

Galleria il Milione – Milan MI, Italy
1970

1968

Galerie de France – Paris, France
1968

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2001

ArtBrussels – 19th Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/20/2001 – 04/24/2001
Represented by : Guy Pieters Gallery – Zeedijk 742 – Knokke-Heist, Belgium

Art Miami, n° 11
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
01/18/2001 – 01/22/2001
Represented by : Buschlen Mowatt Galleries – Main Floor 1445 West Georgia Street – Vancouver BC, Canada

Artpalmbeach – 4th Modern & Contemporary Art Fair
International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach FL, United States
01/10/2001 – 01/15/2001
Represented by : Buschlen Mowatt Galleries – Main Floor 1445 West Georgia Street – Vancouver BC, Canada

2000

Art Expo – Fira d’Art de Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
05/18/2000 – 05/22/2000
Represented by : Cardelli & Fontana Arte Contemporanea – Via Mazzini 35 – Sarzana SP, Italy


Group exhibitions

2003

Sept Lieux – Sept Matières
Hôtel du Département, Centre d’Art Présence Van Gogh, Château de l’Empéri, Galerie du Conseil Général des Bouches du Rhône, Musée de l’Arles Antique – Marseille, France
10/17/2003 – 01/15/2004

1973

Bienal Internacional de São Paulo
São Paulo, Brazil
1973

1970

XXXV Biennale di Venezia
Venice VE, Italy
1970

1968

Triennale di Milano
Milan MI, Italy
1968

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