B E N   G A L L E R Y
                                                                                     Guangzhou (China) - Paris (France)
2017 - D - blue white - 81cm170cm - pigments acrylic ink
2018 - G - 33cm41cm - collage japanese paper ink charcoal
2018 - F - 33cm41cm - collage japanese paper ink charcoal
2017 - K J I  - 33cm41cm - collage japanese paper ink charcoal
2015 - E - pink black - 165cm65cm- pigments acrylic ink

Born in 1955

-Diploma of  ENSBA (Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts) Major in Sculpture, 1982, summa cum laude. Minors in drawing, painting and engraving.

-PhD in Arts and the Science of Art, Paris I, Sorbonne, Self-retraction, the paths of void, mention très honorable, unanimous congratulations of the jury, 2003.

Part of the thesis pertains to issues inspired by chinese calligraphy and painting : breath, void, energy and stroke.

Studies in art history and aesthetics for the Masters degree.

-Assistant to Danny Karavan  from 1982 to 1984

-Art director at the Imprimerie nationale (National Printing) from 1987 to 1992

-Director of a series of artist’s books, Collection Preferences at the Imprimerie nationale from 1992 to 1995

-Assistant to André Bruyère architect, as artist, plastician for 15 years, creating several monumental works for banks and hospitals in the city of Paris between 1980 and 1995

-Works with other architects on private and public orders, between 1980  and 1995

-Teaches  artistic theory and applied arts until 2008

-Lecturer on art

-Interviwed in september 2007  for radio J by  Fania Perez on my work, following a solo exhibit (in the cultural program « l’Art et la Vie »(Art and life).


Galerie des Grands Augustins, Paris 1978-Collages

Galerie Peinture fraîche, Paris 1982-sculpture, drawings

Galerie un moment en plus, 1981-drawings

Espace Archy Yulzari, Paris 1982-sculpture

L’App’art Brussels, Belgium

1989-burnt papers Galerie Quang Lan,

1991-trasparencies, works on paper, works on fabric Galerie Caractères, Paris 2007-« A dessein », drawings, paintings Galerie Ego, Paris

2009-drawings, paintings EMG art center, Beijing, May

-June 2012, Festival Croisements EMG art center,

Guanzhou,June-July 2012, Festival Croisements

Salon de mai, Salon de Montrouge, Réalités Nouvelles ..(several times in each show)

Galerie Mabel Semmler, Paris,95,

2000, 2004 Regular exhibits at the Inter Atrium Gallery, Porto, Portugal 

Art fair Shanghai 2010

Art fair Canton 2010

Choosen to represent France for two exhibitions « Croisement » in Beijing and Guanzhou in 2012


Drawing of the series « A dessein » auctioned at the auction house Artcurial, Paris, 2010.

Painting of the series « Schmates Etc. » auctioned at the auction house Artcurial, Paris, 2011


"Schmates" , "A dessein" ...