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Born in 1939 in Venezuela

Lives and works in Paris, France

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Born in 1939 in Venezuela

Studies at Ecole d’arts plastiques “Arturo Michelena”, Valence, Venezuela

Works with Carlos Cruz-Diez de 1969 à 1971

Decorator for the cinema, scenographer for the theater and for advertising : Christian Dior, Guerlain, Cartier, Chanel, American Express, Madame Figaro, Anick Goutal

Lives and works in Paris, France

 

Solo exhibitions (Selection)

 

2014

Solo Projects - ARCO 2014, Madrid, Spain

2013

Usuyuki / Chantier - Espace Meyer Zafra, Paris, France

2010

Monochrome, mouvement, matière, Espace Meyer Zafra, Paris, France

2001

Arteactivo - Espace Meyer Zafra, Paris, France

2000

University of Los Andes, Merida, Venezuela

Museum of Art, Tovar, Mérida, Venezuela

1998

Centre de Culture et de Jeunesse, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France

1995

Embassy of Venezuela, Paris, France

1993

Haus van der Redoute, Bonn, Germany

1978

Gallery Graphic CB2, Caracas, Venezuela

1976

Museum of the Fine Arts, Escuela de Bellas Artes, Caracas, Venezuela

1973

Sala Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela

1965

Galeria del Circulo Pez Dorado, Caracas, Venezuela

Museum Fine Arts, Escuela de Bellas Artes, Caracas, Venezuela

 

Group exhibitions (Selection)

 

2019

50ème anniversaire du Prix de peinture Novembre à Vitry, Galerie Municipale Jean-Collet, Vitry-Sur-Seine, France

Color-Luz : Artistas cinéticos en la collecion del MACLA, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Latinoamericano, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Installation Tricolor, Art Paris Art Fair, Grand Palais, Paris, France

2018

Art New York, Art New York, USA

2017

Installation Rose Bleu Pointillés, Art Paris Art Fair, Grand  Palais, Paris, France

2016

Art Miami, Miami, USA

2015

Installation  Manuchrome, Foire Art Paris, France

Archi-Sculpture, Fondation Villa Datris, L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, France

2014

Installation  Usuyuki / Chantier n°II, Foire Art Paris, France

Monochrome Undone, Tustin, Californie, USA

L’art cinétique vénézuélien, Jeux de mouvement, Maison des Arts Ville d’Anthony, France

2013

Mouvements & Lumières - Centre d’Art Frank Popper, Marcigny, France

Collective show White january, Espace Meyer Zafra, Paris, France

2012

10 works in the shop windows, Hermes of Paris, New York, Monaco, Hong-Kong

Mouvement et lumière, Fondation Villa Datris, L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, France

Pinta Latin American Art Fair, New York, USA

2011

Collective show Art Cinétique, Espace Meyer Zafra, Paris, France

2010

Art Paris Art Fair, Grand Palais, Espace  Meyer Zafra, Paris, France

2009

Art Paris Art Fair, Grand Palais, Espace  Meyer Zafra, Paris, France

2008

Art Paris Art Fair, Grand Palais, Espace  Meyer Zafra, Paris, France

2007

Art Paris Art Fair, Grand Palais, Espace  Meyer Zafra, Paris, France

2006

Collective Show Une Histoire du Cinétisme, Espace Meyer Zafra, Paris, France

2005

Collective show Autour de Soto, Espace Meyer Zafra, Paris, France

2004

Collective Show Movement and Abstraction, Espace Meyer Zafra, Paris, France

2003

4 Maitres du Venezuela, Espace Meyer Zafra, Paris, France

2001

Collective Show 6 artists of the gallery, Espace Meyer Zafra, Paris, France

1999

Arte Optico, Arte Cinetico, Espace du St Pré, Bethune, France

1998

Arte in Movimiento , Gallery of National Art, Caracas, Venezuela

1994

Biennale Damme, Belgium

1988

Venezuelan Artists living in Paris , Hotel de Ville de Vitry, Paris, France

1984

Embassy of Venezuela, Paris, France

1983

2nd Biennale of Visual Arts, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Caracas, Venezuela

1982

40th Birthday Salon Arturo Michelena, Valencia, Venezuela; Hyott Institute, Pittsburg, USA

1981

First Biennale of Visual Arts, Museum of Fine arts, Escuela de Bellas Artes and National Art Gallery, Caracas, Venezuela

Once Tipos, Sala Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela

Artists constructivists, Galeria Concejo, Municipal, Maracay, Venezuela

1980

Indagacion de la Imagen, Gallery of National art of Caracas, Venezuela

1979

Estructuras de papel , Gallery Graphic CB2, Caracas, Venezuela

1976

Exhibition for the Opening of the Museum of  Modern Art Jesus Soto, Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela

1975

L’Oeil en question, Noroit Center, Arras, France

1972

Jeu, Lumière et Animation, Gallery La cloche, Paris, France

Salon de Mai, Musée d’Art Moderne , Paris, France

1971

2nd Festival of Plastic Arts of Luchon, France

1970

Salon des Grands et des Jeunes,  Paris, France

1969

Salon des Réalites Nouvelles, Musée d’Art  Moderne, Paris, France

1967

Salon de Arte Venezolano, Museum of Fine Arts, Escuela de Bellas Artes, Caracas, Venezuela

1956

Salon Planchart, Caracas, Venezuela

 

Awards and residences

Premio de Pintura

Premio de Escultura

Premio Popular

Premio Andrès Pérez Mujica

Premio Antonio Edmundo Monsanto

Premio Arturo Michelena of the XV XVIII XX XXI XXIV Salon Arturo Michelena

Prizes Caracas and Valencia

Premio José Loreto Arismendi

Premio Federico Brandt

Premio Henrique Otero Vizcarrondo

Premio de Adquisicion de la Sociedad de Amigos del Museo of the XXIV XXV XXV XXVI XXVIII

Salon Oficial Anual de Arte Venezolano of Museo de Bellas Artes Prize Caracas and Valencia, Salon d’Empaire

Premio Adquisicion, II exposicion Las Artes Plasticas en Venezuela, Museo de Bellas Artes and in France 

Prix Ville de Vitry

Public collections (Selection)

 

Musée de Vitry, France  

Sayago & Pardon Art Collection, Tustin, USA

Archer Huntington Art Gallery, Austin University, Texas, USA

Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas, Venezuela 

Galeria de Arte Nacional, Caracas, Venezuela 

Museo de Arte Jesus Soto, Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela 

Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Sofia Imber, Caracas, Venezuela 

Museo de Arte, Maracay, Venezuela 

Banco Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela 

Eugenio Mendoza Foundation, Caracas, Venezuela

Ateneo de Valencia, Valencia, Venezuela

Collection Meeschaert, Paris, France

Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Latinoamericano, Buenos Aires, Argentina