Galerie Jean-Marc Lelouch

Philippe Hiquily

(French, 1925–2013)

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Philippe Hiquily

Fauteuil Philippe Hiquily

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Philippe Hiquily

Lampe tripode, 2010

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Philippe Hiquily

Marathonienne

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Philippe Hiquily

Plafonnier

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Philippe Hiquily

Table basse, ca. 1970

Biography

Timeline

1925
Born in Montmartre
1948 - 1953
Studyied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris (frequented the ateliers of sculptors Jean Tinguely and Germain Richier from whom he received his foundation in understanding sculpture)
1950
Debuted as a sculptor, working mostly in iron, sheet iron (tole), brass and aluminum
1955
Exhibited for the first time at the Palmes Gallery in Paris, followed by a show at the gallery Contemporaries in New York where he encountered major art world individuals such as Leo Castelli, Robert Rauchenberg, James Rosenquist, Jasper Johns and Isamu Noguchi among others
1959
Won the Prize of the Critics at the Paris Biennale
1960
Began creating furniture that was dream-like and surrealist in spirit
1980
Work in bronze commenced
1986
First show at the gallery Patrice Trigano in Paris
2013
Died in Villejuif, France at the age of 88
Collections: Musée d'Art Contemporain, La Havane, Cuba; MoMA, New York, NY; Hirshhorn Museum, Washington D.C.; Museum of Contemporary Art, Montréal; Musée d'Art Moderne, Centre G. Pompidou, Paris; Musée d'Art et d'Industrie de Staint-Etienne; Guggenheim Museum, NY, NY

Exhibitions

2007
Hiquily Fer, Galerie Ratton Hourdé, Paris, France (solo)
Présentation d’une Marathonienne au Salon du Collectionneur
2005
Bronzes, Galerie Patrice Trigano, Paris, France (solo)
2004
Expose à la FIAC pour la galerie Patrice Trigano, Paris, France
2003
Foire de Bologne, Galerie Patrice Trigano, Italy
2001
Hiquily, fers uniques, Galerie Ratton Hourdé, Paris, France (solo)
2000
Fer pièces uniques, Galerie Loft, Paris, France (solo)
1992
Participe à la Troisième Biennale Internationale, Matera, Italy
1989
Dessins, sculptures, Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain, Galerie Loft, Paris, France
1988
Dessins, sculptures, Galerie Loft, Paris, France (solo)