Paris, la famille, la nature. À travers les yeux d'un père.
APRIL 18 – MAY 24, 2015
The exhibition dedicated to François Gall ended but continues forever … online!
Check out our virtual tour and move within the exhibition space. You can click on artworks to see them up close or click on the “i” icon near each painting to access information and prices.
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His first works represents social subjects, depicted “sur le motif”: at this stage, his paintings derive from a dark palette and testify the misery of his Hungarians compatriots or the hidden alleys of Paris. His work “Bread for the people”, which represents family queue’s out of bakerys during the bread crisis, won the Gold Medal at the French Artists Salon in 1947, two years before his naturalization.
Paris and its freedom, together with family joys and his three children, are all elements that lighten his palette; in his works, he represents the animated Parisian life, with its urban views and its people, as well as the quiet scenes of picnics and on the beach. Colored and happy canvas where the protagonists are his wife Eugénie and his children Marie-Lize, Elizabeth-Anne and Jean-François.
His typical French post-impressionist style, made him earn many awards in France, Europe and United States.
He died in 1987 after a cardiac crisis. Today his works are exhibited in some of the most important museums in Paris, in his native Hungary and in many other museums in the rest of the world.
FRANÇOIS GALL WORKSHOP
In conjunction with the exhibition dedicated to François Gall Artrust organizes children workshops for privates and schools: a ludic and educational tour with activities that stimulate creativity and learning.