Bernard Buffet  (French, 1928-1999) 

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Bernard Buffet, Two Circus Performers


Bernard Buffet
Two Circus Performers
Bernard Buffet, The Lion Tamer (Le Dompteur)


Bernard Buffet
The Lion Tamer (Le Dompteur)
Bernard Buffet, Bouquet de fleurs


Bernard Buffet
Bouquet de fleurs

Auction: Apr 28, 2014
Bukowskis Stockholm
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Bernard Buffet, Green butterfly


Bernard Buffet
Green butterfly
Auction: Apr 24, 2014
Bukowskis Helsinki
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Bernard Buffet, 兩個小丑( 薩克斯風) (Deux clowns, saxophone)


Bernard Buffet
兩個小丑( 薩克斯風) (Deux clowns, saxophone)

Auction: Apr 26, 2014
Christie's (Shanghai) Auction Company Limited
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Bernard Buffet, Rolls-Royce grise, 1986


Bernard Buffet
Rolls-Royce grise, 1986

Auction: Apr 23, 2014
Fine Art Auctions Miami
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Bernard Buffet, L'eglise de Beaulon


Bernard Buffet
L'eglise de Beaulon

Auction: Apr 26, 2014
Ise Art Co. Ltd.
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Bernard Buffet, Paravent (4 works)


Bernard Buffet
Paravent (4 works)
Auction: Apr 26, 2014
Ise Art Co. Ltd.
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Bernard Buffet, Anémones


Bernard Buffet

Galerie Dreyfus
Bernard Buffet, Fleurs jaunes dans une théière


Bernard Buffet
Fleurs jaunes dans une théière

Galerie Rienzo
Bernard Buffet, Roses rouges et lys


Bernard Buffet
Roses rouges et lys

Galerie Rienzo
Bernard Buffet, Petit flower


Bernard Buffet
Petit flower

Galerie Rienzo
Bernard Buffet, Clown au Chapeau Claque


Bernard Buffet
Clown au Chapeau Claque

Willow Gallery
Bernard Buffet, Montagne Sainte-Victoire


Bernard Buffet
Montagne Sainte-Victoire

Galerie de la Présidence
Bernard Buffet, Bateaux de pêche


Bernard Buffet
Bateaux de pêche

Galerie Matignon
Bernard Buffet, Paysage aux ombelles


Bernard Buffet
Paysage aux ombelles

Galerie Matignon
Bernard Buffet, Nature morte


Bernard Buffet
Nature morte

Galerie Hurtebize
Bernard Buffet, Ombelles dans un vase


Bernard Buffet
Ombelles dans un vase

Galerie Hurtebize
Bernard Buffet, Cerises, Bananes et prunes dans une coupe, bouteille et verre


Bernard Buffet
Cerises, Bananes et prunes dans une coupe, bouteille et verre

Galerie des Modernes
Bernard Buffet, Masion rose au bord de L'eau


Bernard Buffet
Masion rose au bord de L'eau

Galerie Rienzo
Bernard Buffet, Album Paris - Le Sacre Coeur


Bernard Buffet
Album Paris - Le Sacre Coeur

Denis Bloch Fine Art
Bernard Buffet, Paravent


Bernard Buffet

Denis Bloch Fine Art
Bernard Buffet, Maison dans la Campagne


Bernard Buffet
Maison dans la Campagne

The Art Collection, Inc.
Bernard Buffet, A Vogages Fantastique


Bernard Buffet
A Vogages Fantastique

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1928   Born in Paris, France
1939   Entered the Lycée Carnot, Paris, France
1943   Expelled from the Lycée Carnot. Started attending an evening class in drawing.
1943   Entered at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, France
1945   Left the École des Beaux-Arts and travelled to Brittany with his mother
1947   Met the writer Pierre Descargues, who became one of his earliest and most ardent supporters, writing the catalogue preface for his first one-man show in 1947
1948   Emmanuel David offered Buffet an exclusive contract with his gallery, shared with art dealer Maurice Garnier
Recipient, Prix de la Critique (Critic's Prize) from the Paris art critics, Paris, France
1955   Elected the most important post-war artist by the art magazine Connaissance des Arts
1958   The New York Times magazine ranked him one of France's Fabulous Young Five alongside such contemporaries as Yves Saint-Laurent
1971   Appointed Knight of the Honorary Legion, France
1973   Bernard-Buffet-Museum is opened in Surugadaira, Japan by the collector Kiichiro Okan
1974   Elected to the Académie des Beaux Arts, Paris, France
1999   Died in Tour, France
2010 - 2011   Bernard Buffet et la Provence, Musée Bernard Buffet, Surugadaira, Japan (solo)
2010   Bernard Buffet : Huiles et aquarelles, Galerie DIL, Paris, France (solo)
Bernard Buffet, Galerie Pascale Froessel, Strasbourg, France (solo)
2009   Bernard Buffet, Centre de la Vieille Charité, Marseille (solo)
2007   Auktion 24, Lehr, Auktionshaus und Galerie, Berlin, Germany
2006   Rétrospective, Gemeentemuseum den haag, La Haye, The Netherlands (solo)
La force de l'art - Superdefense, Galeries naitonales du Grand Palais, Paris, France
2005   Tauchfahrten, Zeichnung als Reportage, Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
1996   Musée des Beaux-arts de Kaoshiung, Taiwan (solo)
1995   The Odakyu Museum, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
1994   Documents Halle, Kassel, Germany (solo)
1993   Gustave Courbet Museum, Ornans, France (solo)
1991   Pouchkine Museum, Moscow, Russia (solo)
Ermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia (solo)
Hyundai Museum, Seoul, South Korea (solo)
1987   The Odakyu Museum, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
1985   Refectoire des Jacobins, Toulouse, France (solo)
1983   Seedamm Cultural Center, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
1978   The Postal Museum, Paris, France (solo)
1977   Gemeentmuseum, Wieger Deurne, The Netherlands (solo)
1969   Unterlinden Museum, Colmar, France (solo)
1963   The Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
1959   The French Institute, Berlin, Germany (solo)
1958   Retrospective, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, France (solo)
1957   Galerie David and Garnier, Paris, France (solo)
1948   Salon d'Automne, Paris, France
Jeune Peinture Exhibition, Galerie Drouant-David, Paris, France
1947   Salon des Independants, Paris, France
Art Impressions book shop, Paris, France (solo)
  Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA
National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
Tate Gallery, London, UK