Françoise Gilot  (French, 1921) 

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Françoise Gilot Biography
1921   Born Neuilly-sur-seine, France
1938   Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy), University of Paris, France
1939   Degree in English Literature, Cambridge University
1939 - 1942   Studied Law and Literature, Paris, France
1943 - 1945   Academy Julian, Paris
1943 - 1945   L’Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris
1978   Officier dans l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres, Minister of Culture, Paris, France
1982   Doctorate of Fine Arts, Honoris Causa, Hofstra University, New York
1988   Commandeur dans l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres, Minister of Culture, Paris, France
1990   Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur, Minister of Culture, Paris, France
1996   Officier de l’Ordre National du Mérite, President of the Republic, Paris, France
Selected Exhibitions
2005   Varfor Gallery, Budapest, Hungary (solo)
2003   Joosten Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland (solo)
2003   Varfor Gallery, Budapest, Hungary (solo)
2003   Chemnitz Museum, Chemnitz, Germany
2000   Larock-Granoff Gallery, Paris, France (solo)
1999   Piltzer Gallery, Paris, France (solo)
1998   The Elkon Gallery, Inc., New York City (solo)
1996   The Elkon Gallery, Inc., New York City
1996   Muskegon Art Museum Muskegon, MI
1993   Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, Michigan
1992   Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
1990   Galerie Berggruen, Paris, France (solo)
1987   Musée du Palais, des Papes Avignon, France
1982   Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma
1978   Yares Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona (solo)
1972   Midland Center for the Arts Michigan
1968   Leicester Gallery, London, England (solo)
1965   David Findlay Gallery, New York City (solo)
1962   Mayor Gallery, London, England (solo)
1959 - 1962   Salon des Tuileries, Paris, France
1956 - 1960   Ecole de Paris, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, France
1959   Centre Cultural & Artistique de France-Amerique, Paris, France
1958   La Main Gauche, Paris, France
1957   Festival Paris-Bruxelles
1951 - 1956   Salon de Mai, Paris, France
1954   Gallery Alex Vomel Dusseldorf, Germany
1953   The Leicester Gallery, London, England
1945   Salon de Surindependents, Paris, France
1944   Salon des Moins de 30 Ans Paris, France
1943   Salon des Moins de 30 Ans Paris, France