Alain Jacquet  (French, 1939-2008) 

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Alain Jacquet Biography
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
Selected 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)
  Selected Public Collections:
  Art etAssociation Française d’Action Artistique, Paris, France
Bibliothèque nationale, Paris, France
Fondation Cartier, Paris, France
Fonds national d’art contemporain, Paris, France
FRAC Champagne-Ardennes, France
FRAC Rhône-Alpes, France
FRAC Midi-Pyrénées, France
Musée Cantini, Marseille, France
Musée d’Art contemporain du Val-de-Marne, Vitry-sur-Seine, France
Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
Musée d’Art moderne, Saint-Etienne, France
Musée de Grenoble, France
Musée d’Art moderne et d’Art contemporain, Nice, France
Musée national d’art moderne, Centre G. Pompidou, Paris, France
British Arts Council of Great Britain, London, UK
Galerie nationale d’art moderne, Rome, Italy
Kunsthalle Cologne; Hamburg, Germany
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
Musée d’Art moderne et contemporain (MAMCO), Geneva, Switzerland
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
National Museum of American Art, The Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
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)