Raymond Humbert was integral to nature, not in order to represent but to feel the seasons. Laduz in its organic vitality in its sap … —Philippe Chabert

You can still paint landscapes. You can still restore the emotion provided by the leaves shivering in the wind. We can still desire, with just paper, pigments and glue, share with others these poetic moments that nature offers us. We can still, with a little modesty, as Raymond Humbert did, look at the world a sensitive eye. We still can. —Olivier Cena, Télérama, 2000

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Raymond Humbert

Painter — Collector — Writer
Verdun 1932 — Auxerre 1990


This video (in French) can be seen here too: Interview with Raymond Humbert by Bernard Pivot, Apostrophes show, Nov. 13, 1987.

Biography

1951 – 1953 – National School of Decorative Arts, Paris
1953 – 1958 – National School of Fine Arts, Paris
1958 – Premier Grand Prix painting of Rome
1958 – 1961 – Living at the Villa Medici, Academy of France in Rome, Italy under the direction of the painter Balthus

1963 – 1973 – Professor at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Orleans
1973 – 1990 – Director of the School of Fine Arts, Auxerre

1973 – 1977 – Director of the Maison du Coche d’Eau, Cultural Center, Auxerre
1977 – 1990 – Founder, Director of the Centre of Popular Art, APCC, Laduz
1986 – Creator and Founder of the Museum of Popular Arts, Laduz. Opening of the Museum of Popular Arts.

Solo exhibitions

Rome – Garden Gallery of Arts – 1959 – 1960 – 1961
Lyon – Griffon Gallery – 1963
Paris – Gallery Visconti – 1963
Pau – Museum of Fine Arts – 1994
Troyes – Museum of Modern Art – 1995
Troyes – Museum of Modern Art – 2000
Orleans – Church Saint-Pierre Puellier – 2000
Metz – Arsenal – 2002
Museum Saint Germain – Auxerre from 10/3 to 4/6 2007
Abbey Epau – Le Mans from 31/6 to 31/8 2007
Museum of Fine Arts, Quimper 31/10/2007 to 03/02/2008
Museum of Auxerre, Iroise Sea, Summer-Fall 2014

Groups Exhibition

Salon d’Automne – Paris – 1952-1959
Exhibition of Young Painters – Paris – 1953-1963
Discover Salon – Paris – 1955
Charpentier Gallery – Paris School – 1956-1960
Award Exhibition Greenschild – Galerie Charpentier – 1957
Salon des Tuileries – Paris – 1957
Biennale de Paris – 1959
Shapes and Colors – Galerie Charpentier – 1961
Prix ​​de Rome – Tuileries Garden – Paris – 1963
Invitation – Museum of Decorative Arts – Paris – 1984
Small Memories for Tomorrow – Montauban – Ingres Museum – 1999
Pau – Museum of Fine Arts – 1999
Landscapes – Montauban – Ingres Museum – 2000
Art Center – The Village Cardet – 2005
Ceramic Giroussens Centre, Exhibition Vegetal June 22 to September 29, 2013

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