Biografie von Elie KANAAN (1926-2009)

Personal data


Birth : 05/15/1926 - Beirut, Lebanon
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : France - Lebanon

Address

Beirut, Lebanon

Education

1948 – 1949 : ALBA Académie Libanaise (Painting) – Sin El Fil, Lebanon
1958 : Académie de la Grande Chaumière – Académie de la Grande Chaumière 14 rue de la Grande Chaumière – Paris, France

Professional data


Work and Life

Lives and works in Beyrouth, Lebanon
Lives and works also in Paris, France


Grants

1959

1958-1959 : UNESCO Scholarship , Visual Arts studies in Paris, France – Paris, France
Awarded by : UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization – 7 place Fontenoy – Paris, France


Awards

1966

1966 : Grand Prix de Peinture du Salon d’Automne , 1st Prize – Beirut, Lebanon
Context: Salon d’Automne, n° 5 (12/07/1965 – 01/07/1966)
Awarded by : Musée Nicolas Ibrahim Sursock – Beirut, Lebanon

1958

1958 : Prix du Président de la République , 1st Prize – Beirut, Lebanon


Other professions

10/1983 – 06/1987 : Professor – Painting
Ecole des Arts Plastiques – ALBA Académie Libanaise – Sin El Fil, Lebanon


Affiliated to an association

1958 : Association des Peintres et Sculpteurs Libanais – Immeuble Wakf Druze Rue Rachid Karame – Beirut, Lebanon

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Oil

Subject

composition
landscape

Movements and styles

Abstraction

Works

Paysage
Date of creation : 1965
Medium : Oil/canvas
Size : 50 x 75 cm
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2001

Chahine Gallery – Beirut, Lebanon
10/22/2001 – 11/24/2001

1999

Galerie Epreuve d’Artiste – Beirut, Lebanon
1999

Galerie Claire M. Laurin – Aix-en-Provence, France
06/24/1999 – 07/10/1999

Galerie Etienne de Causans – Paris, France
03/15/1999 – 03/22/1999

1998

Fransabank – Centre Sabbag – Hamra, Lebanon
12/09/1998 – 12/19/1998

Galerie Pierre-Michel D. – Paris, France
03/26/1998 – 04/10/1998

1997

Galerie Epreuve d’Artiste – Beirut, Lebanon
11/04/1997 – 11/30/1997

Anabel’s Gallery – Barbizon, France
03/22/1997 – 04/20/1997

1996

Galerie Epreuve d’Artiste – Beirut, Lebanon
1996

1994

Galerie Pro Arte Kasper – Morges VD, Switzerland
08/27/1994 – 09/24/1994

1993

Galerie Janine Rubeiz – Beirut, Lebanon
1993

Galerie Annie Mouilleron – Strasbourg, France
1993

Galerie l’Orangerie – Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France
1993

Anabel’s Gallery – Barbizon, France
10/16/1993 – 12/12/1993

Galerie Epreuve d’Artiste – Beirut, Lebanon
03/02/1993 – 03/13/1993

1992

Galerie Motte – Geneva GE, Switzerland
01/07/1992 – 01/26/1992

1991

Galerie Epreuve d’Artiste – Beirut, Lebanon
1991

1990

Galerie Brigitte Schéhadé – Paris, France
10/25/1990 – 11/30/1990

1989

Galerie Epreuve d’Artiste – Beirut, Lebanon
1989

1987

Galerie Gab Center – Beirut, Lebanon
1987

Galerie d’art Bekhazi – Beirut, Lebanon
04/08/1987 – 04/18/1987

1986

Galerie Epreuve d’Artiste – Beirut, Lebanon
1986

1985

Galerie Gab Center – Beirut, Lebanon
1985

1967

L’Entracte, galerie d’art moderne – Lausanne VD, Switzerland
12/09/1967 – 01/11/1968

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

1994

Salon d’Automne
Paris, France
1994

1993

Salon d’Automne
Paris, France
1993

1992

Salon d’Automne
Paris, France
1992

1965

Salon d’Automne, n° 5
Musée Nicolas Ibrahim Sursock – Beirut, Lebanon
12/07/1965 – 01/07/1966


Group exhibitions

1989

Liban – Le Regard des peintres – 200 ans de peinture libanaise
IMA Institut du Monde Arabe – Paris, France
1989

1963

Alexandria Biennial
Alexandria, Egypt
1963

1959

1ère Biennale de Paris
Musée d’Art Moderne de la ville de Paris – Paris, France
10/02/1959 – 10/25/1959

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Dictionaries

1999

Dictionnaire Critique et Documentaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs
Publisher: Editions Gründ – 60, rue Mazarine – Paris, France
Author: Bénézit Emmanuel – Paris, France
Director of publication: Busse Jacques – Paris, France
1999
ISBN : 2700030109


Websites

http://www.eliekanaan.com

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