Michel François

Biography

°1956, Saint-Trond, Belgium
Lives and works in Brussels, Belgium

2017

Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium

Solo Exhibitions

2016

Michel François, Galerie Kamel Mennour, Paris, France
Nineteen thousand posters. 1994-2016, Frac île-de-France, le château, Rentilly, France
Pièce à conviction, Middelheim Museum, Antwerpen, Belgium

2015

A Frozen Eagle Melting on the Theatre of Operations, Thomas Dane gallery, London, UK

2014

Thomas Dane Gallery, London, UK
Ciel Ouvert, Kamel Mennour, Paris, France
Pieces of Evidence, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK
Pieces of Evidence, Bortolami Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2013

Pieces of Evidence, Carlier Gebauer, Berlin, Germany

2012

Pièces à conviction, Galerie Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium
Pièces à conviction, CRAC, Centre Régional d’Art Contemporain Languedoc-Roussillon, Sète, France
Michel François. Le Trait commun, Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France
The independent, Bortolami Gallery, New York, NY, US
Photographe, rue Visconti, Paris, France
Photographe, centre culturel de Beaugency, France

2011

22.500 affiches, 1994-2011, Centre de Création Contemporaine, Tours, France
45.000 affiches. 1994-2011, MAC’s, Musée des Arts Contemporains, Site du Grand Hornu, Boussu, Belgium
Kamel Mennour, Paris, France
The Independent, New York, NY, US

2010

Gallery Carlier/Gebauer, Berlin, Germany
Multiples 1980/2010, BeLa editions, Brussels, Belgium
Faux Jemaux, curatorial project, SMAK, Ghent, Belgium
Plans d’évasion, IAC, Villeurbanne, France
Bortolami Gallery, New York, NY, US

2009

Galleria S.A.L.E.S., Rome, Italy
Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium
Hespérides I, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland
Plans d’Evasion, SMAK, Ghent, Belgium
La Ricarda, Macba, Barcelona, Spain

2008

Domestic, Thomas Dane, London, UK, travelled to MC Kunst, Los Angeles, CA, US
Gallery Bortolami, New York, US
Golden Cage, Xavier Hufkens - Carlier Gebauer, Art Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland

2006

Instant Gratification, Xavier Hufkens – Carlier-Gebauer, Art Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland
Sculpture Show, Carlier-Gebauer, New York, US
Theater of Operations, Bortolami Dayan, New York, US
Mur à l’emporte-pièce, project “Blinde Muren”, Ghent, Belgium
Lieux-dits, public commission, Lormont, Bordeaux, France

2005

Théâtre des opérations, Centre Photographique d’Ile de France, Pontault Combault, France, travelled to Galerie Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium

2004

Déjà Vu, Domaine de Kerguéhennec, Bignan, France, travelled to De Pont, Tilburg, The Netherlands
Psycho Jardin, Art Unlimited, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Mini expo, Lycée B Vian, Coudekerque, France
Déjà vu, Galerie Carlier-Gebauer, Berlin, Germany
Théâtre des opérations, Art Pace, San Antonio, TX, US, travelled to
Centre photographique d’Ile de France, Pontault-Combault, France

2003

Déjà Vu, Espace Vox, Montréal, Canada, travelled to CCA Kitakyushu, Japan (cat)
Hallu, Lumen Travo, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany

2002

Autoportrait contre-nature, Carlier-Gebauer Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Salon intermédiaire, Centre George Pompidou, Paris, France
680.000 Bailleurs, Centre de la photographie, Geneva, Switzerland
Editions, rétrospective, Librairie Florence Loewy, Paris, France
Photoshow, Ursula-Blickle-Stiftung, Kraichtal, Germany
Michel François. Dessins-Multiples, CIAP, Hasselt, Belgium

2001

Autoportrait contre nature, Argos, Brussels, Belgium
Psycho jardin, Fondation Miro, Barcelona, Spain
Sur-le-champ, le BLAC, Brussels, Belgium
Curt Marcus Gallery, New York, NY, US

2000

La plante en nous, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland
La plante en nous, Haus der Kunst München, München, Germany

1999

L’Exposition, la boutique et le bureau, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Charleroi, Belgium
Un centre culturel mis sens dessus dessous, CC Sint-Truiden, Sint-Truiden, Belgium
Bureau augmenté, Galerie Jennifer Flay, Paris, France
Arco, (Gebauer Gallery, Berlin) Madrid, Spain

Artworks

Drawing a line, painting the wall above, 2014
Neon, paint, 450 cm