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Francis LIMERAT
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Print & drawing
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Installation
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Introduction

He teaches at the Regional School of Fine Arts of Angers.

Represented in several galleries in France and abroad, F. Limérat participates in many solo and group exhibitions .

 

Francis Limérat continues a very original work that has gradually changed during the forty years of his artistic practice. However, materials and technique has changed ; pieces of oblong wood of various sizes, most often painted, layered, sticked, like repetitive modules, assembled together in a certain order or disorder ; or sheep of paper, black ink or sepia worked with a feather or as tint.

 

This approach allowed him to alternate spatial constructions and drawings, works playing with the tension between empty and full, between absences that distribute light and these presences as signs.

 

There aren't  images, neither support . The material is both the skeleton and the body's work. It is the wood already used, sometimes recovered : boards , rod, enslaved to geometry, measured , calibrated , tinted ...

Biography

Born 1 August in Alger.
Works and lives in Paris.


 

Solo exhibitions (selected)


 

2015

  • Art espace 83 Gallery, La Rochelle, France
  • Capazza Gallery, Nançay, France
  • Fine Arts Museum of Angers, France

 

2014

  • Fine Arts Museum, Angers, France
  • Nouvellet Gallery, Paris, France

 

2013

  • Kandler Gallery, Toulouse, France
  • Matière d'arbre, Pome Turbil Gallery, Lyon, France

 

2012

  • Arts et Lettres Gallery, Vevey, France
  • Pome Turbil Gallery, Lyon, France

 

2010

  • Oeuvres sur papier, Olivier Nouvellet Gallery, Paris, France

 

2009

  • Art/Espace, Thonon-les-Bains, France
  • Christine Kandler Gallery, Toulouse, France

 

2008

  • Mémoires en Promenade, Cabinet d'arts graphiques, Fine Arts Museum, Caen, France
  • Scripto Sensu 2 angles, Contemporary Art Center, Flers, France

 

2007

  • Mémoires en promenade (1975-2006), Cabinet d'arts graphiques, Fine Arts Museum, Angers, France

 

2006

  • Art et chapelles,  Notre-Dame de la Garde Chapel, Seiches, France

 

2005

  • Linéaments, CIRCA, Montreal, Canada
  • Eric Devlin Gallery, Montreal, Canada

 

2003

  • Devoirs de Vacances, Moments Artistiques chez Christian Aubert, Paris, France

 

2002

  • Bleue Gallery, Riscle, France
  • L'Art dans les chapelles, Saint-Nicomède-en-Guenin Chapel, France
  • Claires-Voies, Sabine Puget Gallery, Paris, France

 

2001

  • Arrêt sur l'image Gallery, Bordeaux, France

 

2000

  • Vingt ans de création-bois peints, dessins, carnets de voyage, Fine Arts Center, Royan, France

 

1997

  • Francis Limérat. Oeuvres de 1973 à 1997, Lescombes Domain, Eysines, France


1992  

  • Francis Limérat (1972-1992), Fine Arts Museum, Angers, France
  • Le Troisième Oeil Gallery, Bordeaux, France

 

1990

  • Graff Gallery, Montreal, Canada
  • Leif Stahle Gallery, Paris, France

 

 

Group exhibitions (selected)

 

2017

  • India Art Fair, New Delhi, India
  • Francis Limérat et Michel Duport, baudoin lebon, Paris, France
  • KIAF, with baudoin lebon, Seoul, South Korea


2016

  • Vénus et Vulcain, Capazza Gallery, Nançay, France
  • India Art Fair, New Delhi, India


2015

  • India Art Fair, New Delhi, India

 

2014

  • Art Elysées, Paris, France
  • India Art Fair, New Delhi, India

 

2013

  • Lignes, baudoin lebon, Paris, France
  • India Art Fair, New Delhi, India

 

2012

  •  Art Elysées, Paris, France
  • Figures en lignes, baudoin lebon, Paris, France


2011

  • Traces d'aube et de nuit. Autour de la revue Préau des collines n°12, Olivier Nouvellet Gallery, Paris, France
  • Francis Limérat et Charles C. Hill, Kandler Gallery, Toulouse, France


2010

  • Arts Elysées, Paris, France
  • Art on Paper, Kandler Gallery, Brussels, Belgium


2009

  • Abstractions faîtes, Sabine Puget Gallery, Fox-Amphoux, France
  • Salon du dessin contemporain, Paris, France
  • Tritptyque, Angers, France
  • Suivez la ligne, Francis Limérat et Charles Christopher Hill, 212 Gallery, Aspen, Colorado, USA


2008

  • Arts Elysées, Paris, France
  • Salon du dessin contemporain, Paris, France


2007

  • Citadelle, Fort Vauban, Belle-Île-en-Mer, France
  • Les métamorphoses du végétal, Sabine Puget Gallery, Fox-Amphoux, France
  • Rendez-vous d?Octobre, chez Jacqueline Boissier, Paris, France
  • Francis Limérat et Charles Christopher Hill, Lescombes Domain, Eysines, France


2006

  • D'autres mondes, Dartois Workshop, Bordeaux, France
  • Francis Limérat et Jean-Pierre Schneider, Sabine Puget Gallery, Fox-Amphoux, France

 

2005

  • Peintures, dessins, sculptures, Libéral Bruant Gallery, Paris, France

 

2004

  • Oeuvres choisies de la collection John A. Schweitzer, Stewart Hall Gallery, Montreal, Canada
  • Le silence aussi se regarde, Sabine Puget, Fox-Amphoux, France


2003

  • D'ailleurs, carte blanche à Francis Limérat et C. Van Lunen, Ronceray Abbey, Angers, France
  • Campus Europe Art, travelling exhibition through the European universities, International Muhan Station 2003, MA Gallery, Japan
  • Francis Limérat et Tanguy Tolila, Contemporary Art Center Bouvet-Ladubay, Saint-Florent, Saumur, France


2002

  • Territoires alentour, Sabine Puget Gallery, Paris, France
  • Triptyque, Angers, France
  • Art Paris, Sabine Puget Gallery, Paris, France


2001

  • Manif 01, Art Center, Seoul, South Korea

 

1999

  • Les peintres de Sed Contra, hier et aujourd?hui, Lescombes Domain, Eysines, France
  • Francis Limérat et Nils Udo, Krief Gallery, Paris, France

 

1998

  • Collection de Jean-Pierre Alys, donation,  Ceret?s Museum, France


1997

  • Cinq années d'activités, Le Troisième Oeil Gallery, Paris, France
  • Kolb-Limérat, Krief Gallery, Paris, France

 

1996

  • Cabinet d'un amateur, Krief Gallery, Paris, France
  • Hommage à Geneviève Thévenot, Museum of Modern Art, Troyes, France
  • Septemvir, Beaux-Arts Gallery, Bordeaux, Le Troisième ?il Gallery, Paris, France
  • Dessein-dessin, Studio Kostel, Paris, France

 

1994 

  • Taxi-Couleur, French Cultural Center and National Institute of Arts, Bamako, Mali
  • Ecole régionale des Beaux-Arts, Angers, France


1993 

  • 20 années d'activités ou les sillons du temps, Le Troisième ?il Gallery, Bordeaux, France
  • Dessins et sculptures du FRAC Picardie, Cultural House, Amiens, France
  • Les artistes rendent hommage à Sud-Ouest, Le Troisième ?il Gallery, Bordeaux, France


1992  

  • Le rythme et la rigueur, Le Troisième Oeil Gallery, Bordeaux, France

 

1991  

  • Collection B.N.P. National School of Fine Arts, Paris, France
  • SAGA, Editions Brandes, Roubaix, France
  • Dessins d?été, Régional School of Fine Arts, Angers, France

 

1990  

  • Art Frankfurt, Leif Stahle Gallery, Francfurt, Germany
  • Art Basel, Leif Stahle Gallery, Basel, Switzerland
  • Barbara Sylvester Gallery, Montreal, Canada

 

public collections

Artothèque 2 angles, Flers, France

BNP Paribas Bank, Paris, France

National Bank of Paris, Limoges, Mexico

Bibliothèque nationale de France (France National Library), Paris, France

Deloitte Office, Paris, France

Caisse des dépôts et consignations, Angers, France

Center for Visual Arts, Royan, France

John A. Schweitzer collection, Montreal

Crédit Mutuel d'Anjou, Angers, France

Contemporary Art Funds for the following regions : Aquitaine, Picardie, Rhône-Alpes, Champagne-Ardennes, France

Pays de Loire et Auvergne, France

National Fund for Contemporary Art, Paris, France

Modern Art Museum (dépôt Alis), Céret, France

Modern Art Museum of the city of Paris, France

Modern Art Museum of Lille métropole, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France

Contemporary Art Museum, Montreal, Canada

Angers Fine Arts Museum, France

Bordeaux Fine Arts Museum, France

Calais Fine Arts Museum, France

Paul Delouvrier Museum, Evry, France

Exhibitions

André Barelier / Michel DUPORT / Karen FARKAS / Nathalie GRENIER / H.K KWON / Francis LIMERAT / Henri MICHAUX / Evsa MODEL / Josep Riera i Aragó / Keiji UEMATSU
Albert BESNARD / Beatrice BISSARA / Alain CLEMENT / Anish KAPOOR / Francis LIMERAT / Manish PUSHKALE / Sayed Haider RAZA / Vladimir SKODA
Charles CHRISTOPHER HILL / Alain CLEMENT / Karen FARKAS / Mi-Hyun KIM / Tschang-Yeul KIM / H.K KWON / Francis LIMERAT / Joel-Peter WITKIN
Michel DUPORT / Dorian FRANCOIS / Kyung-Ae HUR / Francis LIMERAT
Michel DUPORT / Francis LIMERAT
Michel DUPORT / Lucien Hervé / Tschang-Yeul KIM / Francis LIMERAT / Sung-Hy SHIN
Shadi Ghadirian / Nathalie GRENIER / Francis LIMERAT / Antoine POUPEL / Francis Newton Souza
Javier BALMASEDA / Luciano Castelli / Charles CHRISTOPHER HILL / Chu Teh Chun / Alain CLEMENT / Lucien CLERGUE / Joël DUCORROY / Tschang-Yeul KIM / Francis LIMERAT / Robert MAPPLETHORPE / Ivan MESSAC / Evsa MODEL / Gloria Petyarre / Jaume Plensa / Julian Schnabel / Sung-Hy SHIN / Vladimir SKODA / Antoni Tàpies / Joel-Peter WITKIN / A-Sun WU
Alain CLEMENT / DUBUFFET / Nathalie GRENIER / Francis LIMERAT / Patrick RIMOUX
Francis LIMERAT / Bhrigu K. Sharma / Carla TALOPP
Malala Andrialavidrazana / Alain CLEMENT / Yves GELLIE / Tschang-Yeul KIM / Francis LIMERAT / Patrick RIMOUX / Sung-Hy SHIN
Patrick BAILLY-MAITRE-GRAND / Claude BAURET-ALLARD / Alain CLEMENT / DUBUFFET / Max ERNST / Francis LIMERAT / Sung-Hy SHIN / Robert WILSON / A-Sun WU
Charles CHRISTOPHER HILL / Francis LIMERAT