Timeline

1939
Born: in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
1959–1960
Studied architecture at L’Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France
1962
Began to develop his famous Camouflages painted in vivid colours and often using motifs from older paintings
1964
First trip to the US where he met Warhol and Lichtenstein
2008
Died: New York, NY

Exhibitions

2005
"Alain Jacquet", Museum of modern and contemporary Art MAMAC, Nice, France (solo)
2002
"Alain Jacquet, camoufages 1961-1964", Couvent des Cordeliers, Châteauroux, France (solo)
"Alain Jacquet: du camouflage a la trame 1962-1968", Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France (solo)
2001
"Les Années Pop", Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
2000
"Les 100 sourires de Mona Lisa", Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
1999
Palais des Congrès, Paris, France (solo)
"Pop Impressions Europe/USA" (Wendy Weitman), Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1998
"Rétrospective: oeuvres de 1951 à 1998", Musée de Picardie, Amiens, France (solo)
Galerie Hervé Lourdel, Paris, France (solo)
Galerie Métropolis, Lyon, France (solo)
Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Bruxelles, Belgium (solo)
"Rendez-Vous", Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY (solo)
"Masterpieces from the Centre Georges Pompidou and the Guggenheim", Musée Guggenheim, New York, NY
1997
"Made in France 1947-1997, 50 ans de création en France", Centre Georges Pompidou / Mnam, Paris, France (solo)
Galerie Hugo Lapa, Lisbonne, Portugal (solo)
1996
"Alain Jacquet: Oeuvres recentes", Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France (solo)
"Camouflages 62-63", Galerie Daniel Varenne, FIAC, Paris (solo)
1995
"Portraits", Galerie Pierre Nouvion, Monaco, France (solo)
1993
"L’atelier de New York", Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée National d’Art moderne, Paris, France (solo)
"Alain Jacquet, fait main, Variations sur la Terre", Galerie Beaubourg, Paris, France (solo)
1992
"Exposition Universelle de Séville", Pavillon français, Séville, France (solo),br>"Alain Jacquet, œuvres récentes", Centre d'Art de Castres et Centre d'Art de l’Albijois, Albi, France (solo)
1991
Galerie Jousse Seguin, Paris, France (solo)
Galerie Pascale de Sarthe, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1990
Centre de la Vieille Charité, Marseille, France (solo)
Galerie Beaubourg, Paris, France (solo)
1989
Biennial of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil (solo)
Galerie Beaubourg, Marianne et Pierre Nahon, Paris, France (solo)
"De l’instabilité", CNAP, Paris, France (solo)
1988
"Alain Jacquet, Bilder + grafik 1965- 1971", Schedle & Arpagus Gallery, Zürich, Switzerland (solo)
Galerie Bonnier, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
Musée de Nîmes, Galerie des Arènes, Nîmes, France (solo)
Galerie Michel Vidal, Paris, France (solo)
1987
Galerie Michel Vidal, Paris, France (solo)
1986
Patrick Fox Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1985
"Alain Jacquet, Generic Paintings", Patrick Fox Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1984
"Extasy", Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York, NY
1983
"Bonjour Monsieur Manet", Musée National d'Art moderne, Paris, France
1981
"Gaia dans l’espace", Galerie de France, Paris (solo)
1978
"Alain Jacquet, Donut Flight 6078", ARC, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France (solo)
Galerie Bonnier, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
Galerie Givaudan, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
Musée d'Art et d'Histoire, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
1977
Galerie Jacobson, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
1976
Biennial of Venice, Venice, Italy (solo)
Musée d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France (solo)
1974
Centre National d'Art Contemporain, Paris, France (solo)
1973
Galerie Bama, Paris, France (solo)
1971
Galerie La Salita, Rome, Italy (solo)
Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France (solo)
Galerie Bonnier, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
1970
« The Clear Book and Braille », Galerie Der Spiegel, Cologne, Germany (solo)
Galerie Lambert, Milan, Italy (solo)
Galerie Foksal, Varsovie, Poland (solo)
Micro Gallery, Berlin, Germany (solo)
1969
Museum Stuky W/Lodzy, Lodz, Poland (solo)
Galerie Foksal, Varsovie, Poland (solo)
Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France (solo)
Swensk Franska Konstgalleriet, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
"Peintures françaises depuis le XIXe siècle", Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
"Art by Telephone" (Jan Van Der Marck), Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
1968
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL (solo)
Waddell Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France (solo)
"The Obsessive Image", Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK
1967
Heiner Friedrich Gallery, Münich, Germany (solo)
Galerie De Boog, Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles (solo)
Galerie Apollinaire, Milan, Italy (solo)
Biennale of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil (solo)
1966
Galerie M.E. Thelen, Essen, Germany (solo)
Galerie 20, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
1965
Bischofberger Gallery, Zürich, Switzerland (solo)
Galerie Lawrence Rubin, Paris, France (solo)
Galerie J., Paris, France (solo)
Galerie Remy Andouin, Paris, France (solo)
Galerie Revelo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (solo)
Museu de arte moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (solo)
1964
Galerie Alexandre Iolas, New York, NY (solo)
1963
Galerie Fraser, London, UK
Galerie Breteau, Paris, France (solo)
1962
Galerie Aujourd'hui, Bruxelles, Belgium (solo)
1961
Galerie Breteau, Paris, France (solo)

Literature

1998
"Rétrospective: oeuvres de 1951 à 1998", Amiens, France: Musée de Picardie, 1998 (catalogue)
1996
Bernard, Christian. Alain Jacquet, le camouflage. Geneva: Galerie Daniel Varenne, 1996 (catalogue)
1995
Merino, Edouard et Pierre Nouvion. Alain Jacquet, portraits, textes. Monaco: Galerie Pierre Nouvion, 1995 (catalogue)
1993
Millet, Catherineet Nicolas Bourriaud. Alain Jacquet, L’Atelier de New York 1980-1993, La Terre. Paris, France: M.N.A.M., Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 1993 (catalogue)
1990
Smith, Ducan. Alain Jacquet, Paris: Art Press ed. , 1990
1989
Restany, Pierre. Alain Jacquet, Le Déjeuner sur l’herbe, 1964 – 1989. Paris, France: La Différence, 1989
1978
Pagé S. et Pierre Restany. Alain Jacquet, Donut Flight 6078. Paris, France: Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, 1978 (catalogue)
1964
Ashbery, John. Alain Jacquet. New York: Alexander Iolas Gallery, 1964 (catalogue)