Galerie Delorme

Georges Mathieu

(French, 1921–2012)

tombeau des cieux by georges mathieu

Georges Mathieu

Tombeau des cieux, 1990

Biography

Timeline

1921
Born: in Boulogne-sur-Mer, France
1947 - 1951
Organized group shows to demonstrate the value and significance of American Abstract Expressionism
1947
Became the Director of Public Relations for United States Lines in Paris
Organized an exhibition with Camille Bryen
1953 - 1963
Was the editor of United States Lines Paris Review
1956
Created a painting that measured 4 X 12 meters at the Théâtre Sarah-Bernhardt in front of 2000 audience members
1957
Performed his Action Paintings to universal acclaim in Tokyo
1960 - 1969
Designed furniture, frescoes, and tapestries
1963
His essay titled “Au-delà du Tachisme” is published

Exhibitions

1959
Documenta II, Museum Fridericianum , Kassel, Germany
1953 - 1954
Younger European painters, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
1951
Significants de l’Informel, Galerie Paul Facchetti, Paris, France