Jean Hélion

(French, 1904–1987)

abstraction by jean hélion

Jean Hélion

Abstraction, 1934

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composition by jean hélion

Jean Hélion

Composition, 1935

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l'homme à la cravate tordue by jean hélion

Jean Hélion

L'homme à la cravate tordue, 1943

Not for Sale

Biography

Timeline

1904
Born in Couterne, Orne (Normandy), France
1912 - 1918
Studied at the École d'Auguste Janvier, Amiens, France
1918 - 1919
Worked as pharmacist's assistant, Bagnoles-de-l'Orne
1920 - 1921
Studied chemistry, Institut Industriel du Nord, Lille, France
1921 - 1924
Assistant in architect's office
1921
Apprenticeship in an architect's office, Paris, France
1922
Studied architecture, Ecole des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, France
Produced first paintings
1925 - 1926
Studied painting, Académie Adler, Paris
1925 - 1940
Full-time painter in Paris, France

Exhibitions

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