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Oil on Canvas

Color, bold and pure, have marked his canvases for decades. His distinguished exhibitions from New York to Tokyo have earned him the distinction as master of the floral painting.

MICHEL-HENRY 1928 – 2016

Available Paintings

 

MICHEL-HENRY BIOGRAPHY

STUDIES

September 1928 Langres, France  – 2016, Paris

Diderot College, Lanagres and the Ecole nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris.
Head of the studios of Roger Chapelain-Midy.

MEDALS

1960 Silver Medal of the City of Paris 
1977 Gold Medal of the Société des Artistes Français 
1978 Medal of the City of Chalon 
Bronze Medal of the City of Montargis 
1979 Medal fo the City of Bollene 
Medal of the City of Amilly 
Medal of the City of Langres 
1981 Gold Medal fo the Nationale Horticultural 
Society of France 
1984 Medal of the National Police 
1986 Vermeil Medal of the City of Paris 
1991 Gold Medal of the Salon Violet  

MUSEUMS

Museum of Modern Art – Paris
Museums of:
des Baus de Provence Nancy and Alencon, France
Bogata, Columbia
Beirut, Lebanon
Segovia, Spain
Lisbon, Portugal
Valencia, Spain 

APPOINTMENTS

1981 Chevalier of the Legion of Honour
1984 Chevalier of the Mérite Agricole 
1980 Committee Member of the Salon d’Automne , Member of the Jury of the Prize Antral. 
Representative of the Salon d’Automne at the the Salon NIKA, Tokyo 
1994 President of the 13th, Salon d’Angers 
1996 Vice-President of the Meeting of the Arts of CALVI, Corsica 
1998 President-Organizer of the 3rd Reunion of Contemporary Art at CALVI  

AWARDS

1952 Prize Farman
1954 Prize Kromberg
1955 Prize for the sketch of the ball “April in Paris” at the Waldorf Astoria in New York 
1956 Prize Taylor – Prize of the Maison Descartes in Amsterdam 
1957 Prize of the Casa Velasquez in Madrid 
1960 Prize of the Palais Royal in Paris 
1965 Grand Prize of the Young at the Salon National des Beaux-Arts 
1967 Prize of Honor of the Regional Council of Haute-Marne – Prize Marthe Orant 
1977 Prize of the Ile de la Réunion by the Ministry of Foreign Colonies 
1979 Prize of the Franco-African Cooperation by the Ministry of Cooperation 
1983 Grand Prize of the Lion’s Club of Gatinais 
1985 Prize Henry Gzell at the Salon National des Beaux- Arts 
1986 Medal de Vermeil of the City of Paris 
1989 Grand Prize of the 10th Arrondissement , City Hall of Paris 
1996 Grand Prize of Gemmail 

GALLERIES

W.Findlay Galleries; New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills, Palm Beach.
Gallery Etiene Sassi; New York, Paris, KIWAI, Hong Kong
ADEKAT, Tokyo.
Hammer Gallery, New York U.S.A.
Au Temps qui, Passe, Genolier Switzerland

Nolan-Rankin Galleries, Houston, U.S.A.

 

EXHIBITIONS

1954 Exhibition for SHELL, Paris and Amsterdam -Palaccio de Archivos, Segovia, Spain – Palaccio Foz, Lisbon, Portugal 
1955 French Institute in Barcelona, Spain 
1956 French Institute in Amsterdam 
1958 Gallery Romanet, Paris – Gallery Juana de Mordo, Madrid 
1962 Gallery Romanet, Paris 
1967 Wally Findlay Galleries, New York 
1969 The Theater Gallery, Geneva 
1972 Wally Findlay Galleries , New York 
1974 Wally Findlay Galleries, Chicago 
1975 Contemporary Arts Gallery, Monte Carlo 
1976 Wally Findlay Galleries, Palm Beach 
1977 Wally Findlay Galleries, Beverly Hills 
1980 Hotel George V, Paris 
1981 Wally Findlay Galleries, New York 
1982 Gallery Kleberg, Geneva 
1984 Park Place, Monté Carlo – Wally Findlay Galleries, Chicago – Tribute at the Salon D’Automne, Paris 
Other exhibitions: Lisbon, Segoria, Valencia, Varsovia, Teheran, Tokyo, Houston, Rouen, Nantes Saint Emilion, La Rochelle, Nice, Cannes, Lyon, Clermont-Ferrand 
1996 Tours Museum – Retrospective (1956-1996) of 130 paintings at the College of the Jesuites of Chaumont – Gallery Titren, Beaune – Gallery Regards, Metz – 
Invitation of Honor of the Salon d’Angers – Museum of Art INBA, Ciudad-Suarez, Mexico – Center of Contemporary Art, Chihuahua, Mexico –
University Exhibition, Juarez 
1997 Chateau of Vixouze, Polminhac – Tours, “Espace Chateauneuf” – Salon des Arts Présents Bourget: Invitee of Honor – 
El Paso Visual Art Gallery – Hotel Prince of Tokyo and Kuruizawa – Gallery Misukoshi, Okinawa 
1998 Chateau de Val – SOGO, Chiba, Japan – Seoul Gallery, Seoul, Korea – “Printemps-Ginza” Tokyo, Japan – L’Ecole Polytechnique of Palaiseau 
Ecole de Paris – 50 Years, University Museum, University of Southern Illinois 
1998 Ecole de Paris – 50 Years, Nolan-Rankin Galleries 
1998 – Galerie des Remparts, Bordeaux – Galerie de l’Estuaire, Le Havre – Galerie Alexandre-Leadouze, Cannes