Jean Helion  (French, 1904-1987) 


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Jean Helion, Pensée et chaussure


Jean Helion
Pensée et chaussure

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Jean Helion, People on a Bench


Jean Helion
People on a Bench

Nancy Schwartz Fine Art
Jean Helion, Remake


Jean Helion

Nancy Schwartz Fine Art
Jean Helion, Figure de Feu


Jean Helion
Figure de Feu

Galerie Michael Hasenclever KG
Jean Helion, Mannequinerie d'argent


Jean Helion
Mannequinerie d'argent

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Jean Helion, Augam…


Jean Helion

Galerie Michael Hasenclever KG
Jean Helion, Composition


Jean Helion

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Jean Helion, Composition


Jean Helion

Galerie Jacques Bailly
Jean Helion, Composition


Jean Helion

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Jean Helion, Femme couchée


Jean Helion
Femme couchée
pastel on paper


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Jean Helion, Rue animée


Jean Helion
Rue animée


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Jean Helion, Les toits


Jean Helion
Les toits, 1961
oil on plywood


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1904   Born Couterne, Orne (Normandy), France
1912 - 1918   Studied at the Ecole Auguste janvier, Amiens
1918 - 1919   Worked as pharmacist's assistant, Bagnoles-de-l'Orne
1920 - 1921   Studied chemistry, Institut Industriel du Nord, Lille
1921   Apprenticeship in an architect's office Paris, France
1922   Studied architecture, Ecole des Arts Decoratifs, Paris
1922   Produced first paintings
1921 - 1924   Assistant in architect's office
1925   George Bine becomes his art patron
1925 - 1926   Studied painting, Academie Adler, Paris
1929 - 1934   Founder-member, with Theo Van Doesburg, Otto Carlsund and Leo Tutundjian, Art Concret group (renamed Abstraction-Creation group, 1930), Paris
1925 - 1940   Full-time painter in Paris
1940   Joined the French Army and was mobilized
1940 - 1942   Prisoner of War in Pomerania, Escaped to the U.S.A.
1942 - 1946   Full-time painter in Rockbridge Baths, Virginia, and New York
1946   Returned to France
1963   Married Jacqueline Ventadour
1964   Designed the sets and costumes for King Lear, French television production, Paris
1972   Served in the French Army
1946 - 1973   Full-time painter in Paris
1979   Awarded Grand Prix de la Ville de Paris
Honorary member, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters
1984   Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur, France
1973 - 1987   Full-time painter in Bigeonnette
1987   Died Paris, France
2008   De Rodchenko a Sol Lewitt - Galerìa Guillermo de Osma, Madrid (group)
2007   X mal ICH - Städtische Galerie Fruchthalle Rastatt, Rastatt (group)
Die Erneuerung des Sehens - Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winterthur (group)
2006   Orangerie, 1934 - les Peintres de la réalité - Musée National de l´Orangerie, Paris (group)
Exil und Moderne – H.W. Janson und die Sammlung der Washington University in St. Louis - Museum für Neue Kunst, Freiburg (group)
2005   Jean Hélion - Museo Picasso, Barcelona (solo)
Hélion - Galerie Patrice Trigano, Paris (solo)
2004   Jean Hélion - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris (solo)
2002   Hommage à François Pluchart - FRAC - Bourgogne, Dijon (group)
1999   Drawing Exhibitions, Drawing Center, New York (traveled to Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles) (group)
1997   Galerie Piltzer Paris, France
1988   Zentrum fur Kunstausstellungen der D.D.R., Berlin (solo)
1984   Abstractionism and Everyday Myths, Lenbachhaus, Munich
1982   Musée d'Etat Luxembourg
1979   Hélion. Drawings 1930-1978, Centre Georges Pompidou Paris, Athens, Strasbourg
1977   Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris Paris, France
1976   Spencer Samuels Gallery, New York (solo)
1975   Galerie St. Germain, Paris (solo)
1972   Galerie René Andrieu, Toulouse (solo)
1969   Galleria Eunomia, Milan
1967   Willard Gallery, New York
1966   Leicester Galeries, London
1965   Leicester Galeries, London
1964   Paintings from 1929 to 1964, Gallery of Modern Art New York, NY
1962   Peintures 1929-1939, Galerie Louis Carré, Paris (solo)
1961   Calerie Cahiers d'Art, Paris (solo)
1958   Calerie Cahiers d'Art, Paris (solo)
1956   Calerie Cahiers d'Art, Paris (solo)
1944   Recent Work, Museum of Fne Art Baltimore, MD
1937   San Francisco Museum of Art (solo)
1936   The Valentine Gallery New York, NY
1933   Gallery John Becker, New York (solo)
1932   Galerie Pierre Paris, France(solo)