Timeline

1929
Born in Rio de Janeiro to a French mother and an Uruguayan father
1943
His father died.
1946
High School in French and Portugese in Rio de Janeiro
1947
He left for Paris.
1952
Admitted to the Beaux Arts School of Architecture in Paris. There he met the American Architect Jules Gregory, in Paris on a 6 months Grant. His strong personality impressed the « novice » he was and made him discover what could be the spirit of creation.
1956
He returned to Brazil.
1961
He left for New York with his first wife and their baby. During the day he worked for artchitechts (among them Skidmore, Owings & Merril), and at night he worked on his etchings
1964
One man show at the Sudamericana Gallery in New York. The show is welcomed by the critics and works are acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art.
1967
He returned to France and settled in Paris.
1973
Purchase Award, Rank Xerox International Print Competition, Paris
1977
First painted steel sculptures
1982
Etching selected by the Biennial Committee, 6th International Print Competition, North Miami Museum
1971–2009
Integrated art works in architecture in France, Spain and Italy
2011
Jury’s Prize (etching), City of Saint-Cyr-l’Ecole Art Show
Selected Public Collections
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), New York
National Library, Paris
Museum of Art (MASP), Sao Paulo
California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California
National Contemporary Art Fund, France
Museum of Saint Dié, Vosges, France
MADI Museum, Ceará, Brazil

Exhibitions

2008
Sculpture / Architecture, Michelle Broutta Gallery, City of Dammarie-lès-Lys, France
2006
9th Art Show, Town Hall, City of Massy-Palaiseau (Honor Guest)
2006
Mariño Gallery, Paris (solo)
2004
MADI Museum, Ceará, Brazil
1998
Color in Sculpture, Survol Show, Town Hall, 11th District, Paris
1997
Museum of Art (MASP), Sao Paulo
1994
Sao Paulo Underground Show
1990
Museums of Séoul, Pusan and Taegu, South Korea
1987
Kinetic Magic, Latin American House » Monaco
1984
VIth Miami International Print Biennial, North Miami Museum, USA
1981
Quadro Gallery, Rio de Janeiro (solo)
1980
100 Years of Sculpture in Brazil, Museum of Art (MASP), Sao Paulo
1979
The Lacourière-Frélaut Workshop, Museum of Modern Art, Paris
1979
24 Brazilian Engravers, Road Show, Japan
1976
Bonino Gallery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1975
Moderne Internationale Graphik, Lubeck, Germany
1975
IInd International Print Biennial, Bradford, England
1975
The Contemporary Print, National Library, Paris
1975
Museu de Arte (MASP), Sao Paulo (solo)
1975
A. R. Hayatt Gallery, Rio de Janeiro (solo)
1974
IInd International Print Biennial, Cracow, Poland
1973
Prize Winners, RANK XEROX International Print Competition
1968
The Print Club, Philadelphia (solo)
1967
G-4 Gallery, Rio de Janeiro (solo)
1966
Silvermine Guild of Artists, 5th National Print Exhibition, New Canaan, Connecticut
1966
The Print Club, Philadelphia
1966
Labo Gallery, Montreal
1964
P.V.I. Gallery, New York
1964
Brandeis University, Massachusetts
1964
Sudamericana Gallery, New York (solo)

Literature

Connaître la Sculpture de Roland Cabot, edit. J. Dopagne, 1986